8 states awarded DOL Disability Employment Initiative grants - Human resources News on Disabilities (ADA)
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September 27, 2013
8 states awarded DOL Disability Employment Initiative grants
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced grants totaling $18,597,758 to eight states to provide education, training. and employment opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities. The grants are part of the Disability Employment Initiative, a program jointly funded and administered by the Department's Employment and Training Administration and Office of Disability Employment Policy.
Achieving deep energy retrofits is an essential part of achieving our nation’s energy-use-reduction targets. But we’re not going to get there using the same, tired process that we have been using for the past 20 years. That’s where, surprisingly enough, a federal agency is stepping in and taking the bull by the horns. The General Services Administration (GSA) is the nation’s largest public real estate organization—it manages more than 7,000 properties that provide workspace for some 1.2 million federal employees. With such an immense real estate portfolio comes the opportunity for equally big energy savings and positive impact.
A former Victorian energy bureaucrat has won her company a $1 million taxpayer-funded contract - awarded by her old public service boss - to oversee TAFE reforms despite her having no experience in the education sector and without facing a...
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) received word that the U.S.
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posted Sep 29, 2013 at 10:21 AM
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) received word that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the state’s application for $3.2 million in grant funding for nearly two dozen projects that will support the state’s fruit, vegetable and horticulture growers.
In all, the 2013 USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant will fund 23 projects managed by WSDA in partnership with other organizations to benefit Washington’s specialty crop industry, the third largest in the nation. Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops, including floriculture.
The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced Monday that the state has been awarded a $1,769,095 National Emergency Grant to expand the service capacity of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker training and...
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