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279 California Youth Placed in Summer Jobs for 2012 by San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — California’s San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board partnered with the Department of Behavioral Health to place 279 youth in summer jobs with local employers. The grant paid the wages to County youth ages 18-25 years old and provided transportation assistance as well as work readiness training prior to starting their jobs.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Appoints Five New At-Large Members

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County, a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers, announced five At-Large members appointed by Chair Josie Gonzales, County of San Bernardino Fifth District Supervisor.

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The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will host ‘Honoring Our Vets’ job fair on National Flag Day 2012

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will host, ‘Honoring Our Vets,’ job fair on National Flag Day, Thursday, June 14, 2012, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Mojave Narrows Regional Park, 18000 Yates Road in Victorville, Calif. There will be employment workshops, a barbeque and a honor guard celebration for veterans and their families.

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California Youth Job Program Available for San Bernardino County Youth

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced on the heels of the Y4 event on Friday, April 27 that unemployed youth may apply for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program. The program gives eligible youth access to educational and career opportunities and job skills programs through adult and peer mentoring and counseling.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board to provide funding for California entrepreneurship training programs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — California’s San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board invites dislocated workers, veterans and county residents 18 years and older who want to launch their own Internet or service-based business to enroll in an entrepreneur training program. The board will fund training for 60 participants and the deadline to enroll is May 18, 2012.

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Bishamon Industries benefits through County Workforce Investment Board Process Improvement Program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — When Robert Stone, vice president of Engineering and Manufacturing at Bishamon Industries Corporation, received a letter from the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board about the LEAN Manufacturing Program with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC), it couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for innovative business-friendly programs. The WIB was asked to present to congress how it used Workforce Investment Act funds to encourage job retention and hiring.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board partners with Roadtrip Nation to help County’s at-risk youth explore career options

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Continuing its support of young people facing obstacles to employment, the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County partnered with the Roadtrip Nation Experience to provide an intensive curriculum to the Year-round Workforce Investment Act youth program.

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Workforce Investment Act, Multi-Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant has been expanded to include laid-off census workers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that a $1.5 million Workforce Investment Act, Multi-Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant has been expanded to include laid-off census workers. This grant has nearly 200 spaces available to fill by the close of June 30, 2012. Census workers who were laid off between September 21, 2010, and September 27, 2011 are eligible to apply at one of San Bernardino County’s Employment Resource Centers.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Summer Youth Employment Program to participate in a study of youth training innovators

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of Labor Employment Training Administration selected the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Summer Youth Employment Program to participate in a study of youth training innovators. Findings of this study will be used to inform workforce investment boards nationwide of best practices.

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Dalton Trucking is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John’s Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John’s Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn’t have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

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Microdyne Plastics Regains Strength with Efficiency Overhaul – help from San Bernardino County Business Consulting Program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s partnership with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting(R) (CMTC) helped a local manufacturer, Microdyne Plastics, create a more competitive pricing structure and identify cost savings to maintain profitability.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Helps Fund California Steel’s Craft Development Program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board was just awarded a $1.5 million Workforce Investment Act Multi-Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Two hundred laid-off workers are being recruited for free job training by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board. Employers are also being sought to receive a reimbursement for wages paid through On-the-Job Training contracts.

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Job Fair for United Furniture Industries hosted by Workforce Investment Board’s Business Resource Team

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs. These training programs will teach the skills needed for green jobs available with local employers. Green industries include solar panel maintenance and installation, sustainable and recycled products manufacturing, transportation and logistics using alternative fuels.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping California companies keep manufacturing jobs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping companies keep manufacturing jobs in California. Six months after taking advantage of a Lean Manufacturing Program funded by the Workforce Investment Board, local employer A&R Tarpaulins has added three positions, including one inventory manager and two entry level engineers, and is still growing.

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California Business Resource Team Helps Companies In Crisis Save Jobs and Grow

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Debbie Heschong, owner of Joshua Tree Landscape and Maintenance, was experiencing the high cost of Worker’s Compensation Insurance, which made it necessary for her to utilize employment agencies for her staffing needs. According to the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, Heschong needed additional staff but could not afford it.

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California’s Matrix Website Brings Job Seekers and Employers Together

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — San Bernardino County has created a central online tool that brings together job seekers, employers and training programs that support the fastest-growing industries in the region. The site was launched by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and Alliance for Education.

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The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Act Youth Program gives eligible youth access to services designed to increase educational opportunities

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Recruitment for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program, with funding administered by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, is under way through September 30, 2011. Approximately 500 positions are currently open and applicants should visit www.SBCountyJobOps.com to find the right service provider in their community.

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Workforce Investment Board’s Business Consulting Program Helped Save 902 Jobs in Calif.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s Business Consulting Program successfully helped regional manufacturers and businesses become smarter, leaner and more competitive in today’s uncertain economy. The $1 million allocated to date in federal funding has helped employers avoid closing their doors, retaining 902 jobs and creating 204 new jobs.

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New Website – SBCountyJobOps.com – Opens The Door to Employment and Education Opportunities for California Youth

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21. The site features videos that profile careers in the County’s top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.

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Workforce Investment Act funds support transportation employers in California

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire’s transportation companies, but won’t stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Inland Empire Manufacturers Focus on Developing a More Competitive Workforce

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Leading manufacturing companies in the Inland Empire, a top manufacturing hub, cannot find enough skilled machinists, electricians, welders or mechanics to fill positions left by an experienced but aging workforce. In partnership with the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and local educators, these companies formed the Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire to pool resources.

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Metal building products manufacturer set to grow in the San Bernardino County’s business-friendly climate

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — In San Bernardino County, site selection and hiring assistance programs are helping promising new businesses launch in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that a business-friendly environment is one of the keys to economic recovery and vitality and carefully invests funding from the Workforce Investment Act to bring more employers to the region.

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Partnership with California Employers Association provides no-cost consulting to San Bernardino county businesses

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, through a partnership with the California Employers Association, has helped more than 100 businesses with no cost human resources consulting.

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Local San Bernardino Businesses Hire 90 Percent of Graduates from Workforce Investment Act Funded Machining Course

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Members of the first graduating class of Technical Employment Training, Inc. (TET) were unable to accept their diploma because they were already busy at their new jobs, reports the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County.

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Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Funds used for business consulting make an impact in San Bernardino County, California

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — A business efficiency consulting program offered free of charge to local employers in San Bernardino County saved more than 700 jobs and created 200 jobs in less than one year. Funded with federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) dollars administered by the Workforce Investment Board, the program assisted companies to avert impending layoffs, and much more.

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San Bernardino business hires and trains former welfare recipients through County’s On-The-Job Training program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Through government and business partnerships in San Bernardino County, training programs are helping reduce the number of people on welfare, develop their skills and stimulate businesses growth in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that assisting businesses during these tough times is the key to our local economic recovery.

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