Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Governor announces WorkSmart Kentucky initiative

Monday, Governor Steve Beshear announced WorkSmart Kentucky, an initiative to provide employers quality workforce.

Through business specialists, the initiative partners with new and current companies to find workforce resources for employers. Certain qualifying companies in the state will be eligible for recruitment at no cost. This includes flexible grant funding to help in the costs of customized and in-house training needs.

The initiative is a partnership of workforce professionals from the state's Cabinet for Economic Development, Education, and Workforce Development Cabinet, Labor Cabinet and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.