Announcements and Events
FOR EMPLOYEES OF HAMPDEN COAL IMPACTED BY A RECENT REALIGNMENT
Request for Proposal’s (attach Region VII WDB pdf) for One-Stop Operator for Region VII Workforce Development Board.
WorkForce West Virginia has received a National Dislocated Worker Grant Fund for clean-up efforts as a result of the 2017 Severe Storms/Flooding that started on July 28-29, 2017 affecting (12) twelve counties in West Virginia: read more...
WorkForce West Virginia Request for Proposal for the 2017 Severe Storm/Flooding National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG)….read more
RESIDENTS IN HARRISON, MARION, MARSHALL AND WETZEL COUNTIES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL DISASTER UMEMPLOYMENT FUNDS
Governor Jim Justice and WorkForce West Virginia Acting Executive Director Russell Fry announced today that Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits will be available to qualifying persons residing or working in Harrison, Marshall, Wetzel and Marion Counties. These counties were given major disaster status by Governor Justice and President Trump on August 18, 2017. Read more.
Aircraft Structures Training Program is a successful 8-week class to prepare individuals for a new career in airframe repair and assembly, in collaboration with local aerospace companies actively hiring entry-level workers.
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Governor Tomblin, Congressional Delegation Announce $3.5 million Grant to Help Workers Following Flooding
Federal dollars to support 250 temporary jobs for flood clean-up
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, and Congressmen Evan Jenkins and Alex X. Mooney today announced that West Virginia has secured a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to offer 250 temporary jobs for flood disaster clean-up activities in the 12 counties under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster declaration. Read more.
Help for Coal Miners
We can help if you’ve been laid off from the mines. There’s federal money for classes and training for you, your spouse and children. Even your gas and child care is covered! Read more.