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WorkOne Centers Open by Appointment

All WorkOne Northeast career centers are open by appointment. Call the center near you to make arrangements. Safety protocols, including wearing masks, are required inside the centers.
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Beck Named Regional Chief Elected Official for Board

Allen County Commissioner Rich Beck has been named regional chief elected official for the Northeast Indiana Works board. Beck replaces former Adams County Commissioner Doug Bauman. The regional chief elected official position for workforce development boards is required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The person holding the position has a variety of responsibilities, including serving as a point of contact for other regional elected officials, the governor, the Indiana...

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WorkOne Northeast Centers Now Open by Appointment

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers have reopened by appointment only. People can make appointments by calling the centers. The locations and phone numbers for the centers can be found at www.neinworks.org/workone-locations Safety precautions must be followed in the centers, including wearing masks and social distancing.

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Workers at 4 Region Plants Eligible for TAA Benefits

Workers at four northeast Indiana companies who have lost their jobs or are scheduled to lose their jobs are eligible for benefits and services through the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. The four companies are Metaldyne/AAM in Fremont, Vibracoustic in Ligonier, American Woodmark Corp. in Gas City and Eaton Corp. in Auburn. TAA is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD). TAA assists workers who have lost their jobs...

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Local Workforce Plan Drafted; Focuses on Credentials, Skills

Northeast Indiana Works has drafted a local workforce development plan for Program Years 2020-2024. The plan can be accessed at Northeast Indiana Works' website under Other Documents. The document represents a strategic plan designed to coincide with a statewide plan developed by the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet. Such plans are required every four years. The local plan, which drives workforce development system activities in 11 northeast Indiana counties, includes supporting the goal of...

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WorkOne Northeast Centers Transition to Service by Phone

Due to concerns about COVID-19, Northeast Indiana Works has transitioned to serving customers at all 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers virtually and by phone indefinitely. The one exception: Appointment-only access will be allowed to the phone/computer systems in Fort Wayne, Auburn and Marion that provide direct connection to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) in Indianapolis for people who need assistance with unemployment eligibility matters. People interested in other...

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Recorded Virtual Workshops Now Posted on YouTube

Northeast Indiana Works has begun posting recorded workshops on its YouTube channel. The free virtual workshops are a joint venture of WorkOne Northeast and the Allen County Public Library. They can be accessed at  https://tinyurl.com/NEINW-YouTube. The first workshops to be posted are: "Creating Winning Resumes," "Creating Winning Cover Letters," and "Interviewing with Confidence." Northeast Indiana Works oversees WorkOne Northeast career centers in 11 counties. The centers have temporarily...

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IN OTHER NEWS

State To Recognize Heartland Career Center Programs

The Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA), along with participating partners, will officially recognize seven certified State Earn and Learns (SEALs) at Heartland Career Center in Wabash. These SEALs include Diesel...

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December State Jobless Rate 4.3%; National Rate, 6.7%

Indiana’s unemployment rate was at 4.3 percent for December, and the national rate was 6.7 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment...

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Fort Wayne 5th Nationally for Skilled Trades Workers

Indiana is home to several communities that rank high nationally when it comes to attractive places for skilled trade workers. Fort Wayne ranked fifth among mid-sized cities. Home improvement website Porch.com analyzed cities across the U.S. to...

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Pre-Manufacturing Academy Created in Steuben County

The Steuben County Community Foundation is awarding a $20,000 Impact Grant to nonprofit Easterseals RISE in Angola to support a pre-manufacturing academy. The academy, which is being created in conjunction with the Steuben County Economic...

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Northeast Indiana Per Capita Income Increases $1,009

According to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), per capita personal income (PCPI) for residents in northeast Indiana’s 11 counties grew by $1,009 in 2019 compared to the previous year. BEA released initial 2019 numbers...

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