Strategic Planning for Long Island in the 21 st Century Economic Growth/Labor Force Issues. Long Island’s Key Growth Industries What Business Needs to Succeed Entry Level Workers – Are They Ready? Staffing Your Industry Training Your Staff.
Long Island’s Key Growth Industries
What Business Needs to Succeed
Entry Level Workers – Are They Ready?
Staffing Your Industry
Training Your Staff
The New York State Department of Labor has issued Request For Applications (RFA) Number 25-M, entitled “ADVANCE-New York.” The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to is to support employer strategies and local efforts for lifelong learning for the development of the incumbent (employed) worker by providing funds for upgrading the occupational skills of those workers.
ADVANCE-NY will provide funds to businesses to train incumbent workers in specific occupational skills needed by that business or industry and that lead to career growth and increased wages. The position(s) targeted for training must exist and be filled at the time the application is submitted. The applicant must demonstrate that the training will result in the workers' acquisition of transferable occupational skills. Public – that is federal, state, county and municipal - employees are not eligible to be trained under this initiative.
ADVANCE-NY uses Workforce Investment Act (WIA) monies to address employer demands for skilled workers. The program will fund projects that solve workforce problems by addressing identified skilled worker shortages within an industry or within a single employer's establishment through promoting occupational skills upgrading for incumbent workers.
We envision an innovative, high quality service for
businesses on Long Island that establishes and maintains: