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Northeast Indiana Works and all 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers will be closed November 25 and 26. 
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Northeast Indiana Works Gets $380,000 for Career Awareness

Northeast Indiana Works has secured $380,000 in foundation grants to carry out two career awareness campaigns. The initial groundwork for one campaign, called Your Future: Make It Your Own, was done by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, the regional economic development organization. The campaign recently transitioned to Northeast Indiana Works. The Dekko Foundation has granted $150,000 for the first year of the planned three-year campaign, which will focus on educating, empowering...

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Regional Healthcare Group Formed To Grow Talent Pool

Northeast Indiana Works has formed a regional healthcare consortium to develop and execute strategies to enhance the talent pipeline for the healthcare industry The Northeast Indiana Healthcare Consortium is scheduled to meet for the first time on Nov. 4 Initial members of the consortium include: Parkview Health; Lutheran Health; IU Health; Cameron Memorial Hospital; Bowen Center; American Senior Communities; Trine University; IU Fort Wayne; Saint Francis University; Indiana Wesleyan...

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Garrett High Welding Apprenticeship Developed

A signing ceremony was held September 17 to unveil a new welding registered apprenticeship created by Northeast Indiana Works and Garrett High School. Forty juniors and seniors signed up for the paid apprenticeship and another 38 sophomores at Garrett are waiting in the wings. The up to three-year welding apprenticeship, approved by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), is an extension of an existing State Earn and Learn (SEAL) career development welding program at Garrett. It is just the third...

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RFP for Outreach Issued; Agency Queries Answered

Northeast Indiana Works has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a broad spectrum of outreach support. Included is development of awareness campaign strategies, website enhancements, content creation for social media posts, development of print and signage materials, and broadcast production. The RFP can be found here. Deadline for submissions is September 21, 2021. Questions regarding the RFP may be submitted in writing to operations@neinworks.org. Responses to questions can be found...

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UI Claimant Data Reveals Workforce Impacts of Virus

Asians and Hispanics were among the hardest hit initially by the COVID-19 pandemic, Blacks have been the slowest to recover, and workers ages 20-24 and 65 and older were the most adversely affected at the outset, according to a review of northeast Indiana unemployment insurance (UI) claimants during the first year of the pandemic. The claimant review was conducted by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and Northeast Indiana Works, the region’s nonprofit workforce development...

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Mask Requirement Enacted for WorkOne Northeast Centers

Beginning Monday, August 9, masks will be required for all customers and staff at the 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers in northeast Indiana. “We are doing this to help ensure the well-being of customers and staff in the midst of growing concern about COVID-19,” said Northeast Indiana Works President and CEO Edmond O’Neal. “We will continue to monitor the situation to determine if additional precautions become necessary.” The mask requirement applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated...

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IN OTHER NEWS

September Jobless Rate Revised Downward to 3.5%

Indiana’s unemployment rate for September 2021, which stood at 4.0% when released on October 22, has since been revised downward to 3.5% by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Indiana’s labor force participation rate for September also has...

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Regional Partnership Names New President/CEO

The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership has named a new leader. Economic development professional Stephane Frijia will assume the role of president and CEO in October. Frijia has served in a business development leadership role within the...

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National Ranking: Fort Wayne No. 2 Most Affordable

U.S. News and World Report in a new study ranks Fort Wayne the second most affordable city among 150 of the nation's most populous metropolitan areas. Fort Wayne was ranked 73rd as the best place to live and 34th as the best place to retire.

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