The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $2,499,588 to Northwest State Community College to prepare unemployed Ohioans for advanced manufacturing careers through online learning technologies.
This program will serve workers in Williams, Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, and Van Wert Counties who are eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance that helps workers who lost their jobs due to unfair foreign trade.
Trade Adjustment Assistance helps workers who lose their jobs or have their hours reduced as a result of unfair trade train for new employment. Through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program, the Department of Labor awards funds to community colleges to develop education and career training programs for eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance workers. Qualified workers receive the training required for high-skill, high-wage jobs.