The REB is Building a Better Workforce
by developing our talent at all levels.

What’s New

FY18 Annual WIOA Plan – Click here to go to page to open/download the FY18 Hampden County WIOA Workforce Operational Plan – see relevant links to the right!   ALSO, see same page for link to EOLWD/DCS posting of other Local Plan Information.

MA Workforce Training Fund — Click here to find out more about the new On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program that has replaced the Hiring Incentive Training Program.

REBHC 2016 Manufacturing Technology Adoption Survey — Click here to read about our work in the advanced manufacturing sector and to see the survey report!

REB Strategic Plan — Click here to read about and download the Strategic Plan covering July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020 as well as the Scoreboard & Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)!

REB Board Member-Only Page — Remember to create your registration for access to materials for Board members (see bottom of page!)

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Regional Economy

Business West May, 2017 Article, re:  Job Market Status — Interviews with REB’s David Cruise and Larry Martin, FutureWorks Career Center Director Kevin Lynn and Employers Association of the Northeast President and REB Board Member Meredith Wise.

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The Regional Employment Board has updated our website to include a new and improved Regional Labor Market Information section comprised of occupational data, educational attainment, industry and business data, labor force demographics, labor market information and a REB LMI Data Partner Portal.

Regional Workforce Development Planning–The Governor has designated a new set of regional boundaries that roll up existing workforce development areas into a smaller set of regions. The new configuration organizes the 16 Workforce Investment Areas into 7 regions to better align economic, workforce, and education systems to coordinate systems based on skill needs in regions. Click here for more information.

 

 

 

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