02/08/23 A warm handoff: how workforce development boards do more than just find someone a job People who are able to read English with proficiency can expect to nearly double their income. BY: RAUL CLEMENT JANUARY 19, 2023 (https://calworkforce.org/cwa-news/3351/) Literacy and Employment When we talk about lowering unemployment, we’re not … Read More
County of Madera Small Business Pandemic Assistance Grant Program Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program The County of Madera is offering microbusiness Grants to microbusinesses located in Madera County, Including the Cities of Chowchilla and Madera. To qualify, the microbusiness must have been in business prior to December 2019, with five … Read More
WHAT IS THE PAID FAMILY LEAVE GRANT PROGRAM? California’s Paid Family Leave program allows California workers to take paid leave to bond with a new child (through birth, adoption, or foster care) or to care for a seriously ill family member. Beginning July 1, 2020, this paid leave expanded from … Read More
On August 3, 2022, the Economic Development Administration announced that Fresno County EDC’s Good Jobs proposal has been awarded funding to provide training, hiring, and job placement support in four regionally significant industries: Professional and Financial Services; Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics; Manufacturing; and Building and Construction in Fresno, Kings, Madera … Read More
The County of Madera is offering Micro Business Grants to Micro Businesses located in Madera County, including the Cities of Chowchilla, and Madera. To qualify the Micro Business must have been in business prior to December 2019, with five (5) or less employees including the business owner. A micro business … Read More
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On September 4, 2021, federal unemployment insurance (UI) benefit programs created under the CARES Act will expire in California and across the states. Over three million California workers impacted by the expiration of these critical federal programs were notified by the Employment Development Department (EDD). In an effort to support … Read More
The Employment Development Department (EDD), in coordination with the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) and the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), granted $300,000 to Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation for the DEA 19-20 SFP. The DEA grants are part of the Governor’s Discretionary Funds awarded to design, develop, … Read More
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLICATION AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AND ASSOCIATED COUNTIES REGIONAL PLANNING UNIT REGIONAL PLAN AND THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF MADERA COUNTY LOCAL PLAN FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1 2021 TO JUNE 30, 2025 The Workforce Development … Read More