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Legislation to Fund Workforce Introduced  The "Relaunching America's Workforce Act" (RAWA), was introduced this afternoon, by Chairman of the Education and Labor Committee Bobby Scott along with Representatives Andy Levin, Susan Davis, Suzanne Bonamici, Joaquin Castro, Marcy Fudge, Lucy McBath, Susie Lee, Haley Stevens, Joe Courtney, Steven...

Your local Career Center is offering a free online tool to assist with developing interviewing skills.  InterviewStream is a web-based mock interview program that is offered free to assist with improving your interviewing skills.  This easy-to-use online program uses on-screen, recorded interview questions and allows...

The Career Centers of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties are issuing free eLearning licenses to anyone interested in using the Metrix certification training solution: includes online courses, practice tests, practice labs, and test vouchers in the top industry certifications. Get FREE online training to build...

Continuously updated - current hiring opportunities for job seekers and businesses in New York State. https://nyhirenow.usnlx.com/ (Source:  NYS Department of Labor, 3/30/20)...

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a temporary rule related to implementing new paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, effective April 1.  (U.S. Department of Labor, News Release, 4/1/20) To learn more about new NYS Paid Family...

The Office of Continuing Education is providing continued access to workforce and upskilling courses online and through live lecture format: For short, instructor-led and self-paced Ed2Go courses, you can register and pay online at: https://www.ed2go.com/adirondack/ For licensing, certificate and workforce training programs through Ed2Go, you can register and pay online...

Daily updated information to help employers with COVID-19 related topics such as furloughs and leaves, small business loans, health plan requirements on website of Bond, Schoeneck & King Attorneys:  https://www.bsk.com/coronavirus/overview#articles. (Source:  Bond, Schoeneck & King, https://www.bsk.com/, 3/30/20)...

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed and President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act or the CARES Act which provides certain relief for businesses and individuals amidst the coronavirus pandemic.  This Information Memo addresses certain significant aspects of relief available...