Workforce Alliance

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Workforce Alliance is a policy and oversight organization responsible for creating a comprehensive, community-wide response to the challenges of building a highly skilled workforce.

Manufacturers located in south-central Connecticut

  • Access to grant funding.
  • Manufacturer networks and workforce boards.
  • Customizes training and services to meet employer demands.
  • Helps with training and upskilling employees.
  • Skill Up for Manufacturing program, which is a partnership with tech schools and community colleges for people to learn valuable manufacturing skills.
  • Five-week introduction to manufacturing program. It is industry recognized and Workforce Alliance pays people for the time in the course.
  • Hosts job fairs spotlighting manufacturing and related industries with high placement rate.
  • Works one on one with companies to help them fulfill specific position needs through Workforce Alliance’s network.
  • Incumbent working training dollars available to advance current employees and on the job training dollars to offset the cost of training new hires.
  • Works with public schools to get youth interested in manufacturing and aware of companies through job shadows, etc.
  • Uses job centers base to match employers looking to fulfill a specific need with employee.

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560 Ella T. Grasso Boulevard
New Haven, CT 63068
Workforce Alliance

Paul Gagne

Manufacturing Business Services Representative
203-867-4030 x 219

Networks Training and Education