MAGMA Receives $125,000 as part of State’s Michigan Industry Cluster Approach (MICA) 2.0

The Michigan Alliance for Greater Mobility Advancement (MAGMA) has received $125,000 from the State of Michigan to grow its work convening original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and tier suppliers, along with education institutions, workforce development, and other partners, to collectively assess and address the automotive industry’s skills and training needs, particularly around connected, autonomous, shared, and...

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Going PRO Talent Fund Launches Seventh Grant Cycle

Going PRO Talent Fund – FY 2020 online grant application period opens September 12 The need for talent has never been greater. Projections show that by the end of 2026, Michigan will experience a professional trades workforce gap with more than 545,000 job openings due to retiring baby boomers and the emergence of new technologies....

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United Association returns to Washtenaw Community College for 30th year

Trade union’s renowned Instructor Training Program brings more than 3,000 people and $8 million economic impact to Washtenaw County For the 30th consecutive summer, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) is back on the Washtenaw Community College campus for its Instructor Training Program. A record number of...

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The United States Is Way Behind Other Countries On Robot ‘Readiness,’ Report Says

The following story was published on WashingtonPost.com on April 24, 2018 and written by Danielle Paquette, a reporter focusing on national labor issues for the Washington Post. Please click here to view the full, original…

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