Madera Workforce Awarded Disability Employment Accelerator Grant

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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

Feinstein Calls for Robust Workforce Development Funding

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Feinstein Calls for Robust Workforce Development Funding to Help Workers Laid Off Due to Coronavirus Aug 03 2020 Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today called on Senate leadership to include robust funding for workforce development in the next COVID-19 relief package. In a letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer, Senator Feinstein explained … Read More

EDD Awards Madera Workforce English Language Learner Grant

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EDD awards $1.35 million to provide training and job opportunities for English language learners SACRAMENTO – The California Employment Development Department (EDD) announced today that it has awarded $1.35 million to four Local Workforce Development Boards (Local Board) to implement an English Language Learners (ELL) Pathways to Careers program. These … Read More

Laid off/Furloughed Informational Virtual Meetings

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Have you been laid off or furloughed as a result of COVID-19? No Matter your occupation, education or experience – we can help! Attend on of our Rapid Response Zoom meetings for information about: Filing for unemployment insurance benefits Job search assistance No-cost job training assistance Low cost auto insurance … Read More

COVID-19 Latest News from EDD

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COVID-19 Latest News from EDD California is responding to the spread of a respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19). While investigations to learn more about the virus are ongoing, workers and employers should review their health and safety procedures to help prevent exposure to the virus. The EDD … Read More

COVID-19 Employer & Employee Resources

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The Workforce Assistance Center is open. We are taking every measure possible to shift previous in-person services to via phone, email or online. Our Resource Room remains open by appointment only. Specialist of the Day and Eligibility will be provided via phone. We are working toward offering workshops online. We will … Read More