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Meeting of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (FLWIB) will meet on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. via a Zoom Videoconference.  This meeting is open to the public, and individuals interested in attending should email flwib@fingerlakesworks.com for more information.

Meeting minutes will be posted online at www.fingerlakesworks.com for the public to review electronically.  Questions and comments may be directed to the above address.

For more information please call, 315-789-3131 ext 4.

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Finger Lakes Hires: Have You Heard? Finger Lakes Works Career Centers are Here to Help Working Families and Youth of the Finger Lakes

Business Services Representative, Michael Sykes

In a recent Rochester Business Journal editorial, Finger Lakes Works Business Services Representative Michael Sykes spreads the word about services available to working families and youth in the Finger Lakes who are ready to join the workforce.

If you’re interested in classroom training or on-the-job training, or you need other individualized job search assistance, contact any of our Finger Lakes Works Career Centers to start your journey!

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Finger Lakes Hires: Have You Heard? Check it out! Free – Online Training Available!

SkillUp Finger Lakes and Coursera both offer free, online trainings to those hoping to further their education or re-enter the job market.

SkillUp Finger Lakes provides free access to over 5,000 courses from Skillsoft, a nationally recognized training provider of workplace, business, technical and IT courses. Watch this YouTube video to find out how to register!

Through Coursera, unemployed New Yorkers will have access to nearly 4,000 programs across high-growth industries and can hone skills in data science, business, and technology. Many of these programs are pathways to certifications, professional certificates and can help elevate your career. Click here to find out how to register!

Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board Local Plan 2021-2025

The NYS Department of Labor has completed the review of the Finger Lakes Local Plan and found it to be in compliance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Click here to view the July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2025 Local Plan.

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Introducing our sister youth program in Wayne County – STEADY WORK!

This workforce preparation program will provide work opportunities for opportunity (disconnected, disadvantaged, at-risk) youth ages 14-24 with paid work experience(s) in their field(s) of interest while also providing supports to overcome challenges and barriers. Steady Work rallies community resources around individual young people and creates pathways for success when traditional programming cannot meet their needs. Steady Work is available to all qualifying Wayne County NY residents!

To learn more about this program, please contact Jay Roscup, Community Schools Director at Wayne County Consortium of Schools, Finger Lakes Community Schools, 315-527-6546 or email jroscup@flxcommunityschools.org

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