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Archived News Articles

COUNTY WINS GRANT TO SUPPORT WORKER TRAINING, CONSIDERS BUYING CAPITAL ONE BUILDING

Monterey County Weekly, June 5, 2014
America's Job Center of California, which was formerly called the One Stop Career Center, will use grant funds to train 65 workers seeking employment.Ö [more]

Monterey County Program helps youths, employers connect

Monterey County Herald, June 8, 2010
Youths 14-21 looking for work may seek help through the county's Youth Employment Program, as can employers looking to provide jobs for young people.

For applications, see www.montereycountyWDB.org. For information, contact the Youth Employment Program at 796-3600, 800-870-4750 or yep@co.monterey.ca.us.

Monterey County Business Council receives grant to provide resources

June 5, 2010
The Monterey County Business Council has received a grant from the Monterey County Workforce Development Board to provide a full range of resources to help sustain businesses and retain "at-risk" jobs in Monterey County.… [more]

Public Notice - Local Plan 2009-10

February 16, 2010
The Monterey County Workforce Development Board has released a draft version of their Local Plan Modification for Program Year 2009-10. The Local Plan Modification will be released for input, comments and/or questions for a 30-day period, starting on February 17, 2010 and ending on March 18, 2010.… [more]

Hartnell College gets federal stimulus money

Dollars are to be used to train students in green construction
October 6, 2009
Federal stimulus money to train Salinas residents in green construction is here. Hartnell College, in a partnership with the Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties Workforce Development Board and Cabrillo College… [more]

State grant helps fund county's job training

December 25, 2008
To help counter an increasing unemployment rate, the Monterey County Workforce Development Board has received a $291,561 job training economic stimulus grant from the state… [more]

County gets $300K to train jobless

December 24, 2008
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has awarded an economic stimulus grant worth nearly $300,000 to help train jobless workers in Monterey County… [more]

Local Plan Modification - Program Year 2008-2009

December 16, 2008
Monterey County Board of Supervisors concurred with the Monterey County Workforce Development Board to approve the submission of its 9th Local Plan Modification for Program Year 2008-09 to the State of California… [more]

Firms Feted for Hiring the Disabled

October 23, 2008
County employment officials have long known that the potential of a single human being far outweighs mere physical ability, one of the reasons local firms that hire people with disabilities are being honored with an awards luncheon today… [more]

Employers Awards Luncheon

October 30, 2008
In celebration of National Disability Employment Month the Monterey County Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities and the Monterey County Workforce Development Board hosted an employer recognition lunch… [more]

Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars for Veterans’ Training will go away in two Months

July 3, 2008
Joseph Werner desperately wants to give away nearly $200,000– before the money disappears. About a year ago, the state awarded the Monterey County Workforce Development Board $500,000 in federal money to pay for schooling and training opportunities for local veterans… [more]

Programs for Seniors Re-Entering the Work Force in Monterey, California

July 3, 2008
Joe De La Torre was frustrated. The Salinas, Calif., resident had been looking for a job and couldn't find one, even though he was an experienced carpenter, electrician and building designer… [more]

Monterey County Business Council (MCBC)’s “Best Places to Work” in Monterey County

April 25, 2008
The Monterey County Workforce Development Board sponsored the Monterey County Business Council (MCBC)’s awards luncheon to announce to the “Best Places to Work” in Monterey County that represent private, enterprise, non-profit, and government organizations… [more]

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Archived Press Releases

$50.7M AWARDED TO EXPAND AND ENHANCE INNOVATIVE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES THROUGH THE WORKFORCE INNOVATION FUND

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $50,744,449 in Workforce Innovation Fund grants to improve federal job training programs. The grants will be used to deliver services more efficiently, facilitate cooperation across federal and state workforce programs and funding streams, and expand partnerships with specific employers or industry sectors to develop programs that reflect current and future skill needs… [more]

THE MONTEREY COUNTY Workforce Development Board (WDB) RECEIVES $874,890 IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO SERVE WORKERS WHO ARE AFFECTED BY MASS LAYOFFS

JUNE 5, 2014
On March 13, 2014, the Monterey County Workforce Development Board (WDB) applied for and received a second round of funding for $874,890 under the 25 Percent Governorís Dislocated Worker Additional Assistance grant funding… [more]

SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM 2014

MAY 12, 2014
The Monterey County Office for Employment Training (OET) is operating its annual Summer Youth Employment Program for youth ages 16-21!… [more]

Mobile Career Center

Autust 26, 2010
The One Stop Career Center of Monterey County in collaboration with Monterey County Free Libraries launched the Mobile Career Center initiative. This partnership is in response to the growing number of people visiting libraries as resource centers for information on community and employment related services… [more]

Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

MAY 27, 2010
As part of local Workforce Investment Act activities and funding, the Monterey County Office for Employment Training is operating a Youth Employment Program for local youth ages 14-21.… [more]

Free Online Training, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite, The Elevate America Program

APRIL 19, 2010
Vouchers for free online training on Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite are available to the general public while supplies last through the Monterey County One Stop Career Center with the Office for Employment Training… [more]

Workforce Development Board Website Design Wins International Award

October 27, 2009
The Website designed for the Monterey County Workforce Development Board (WDB) by TMDCreative was selected by the International Academy of the Visual Arts today as a recipient of the W3 award for outstanding Website… [more]

Getting People Back to Work

December 23, 2008
The Monterey County Workforce Development Board (WDB) is the recipient of a job training economic stimulus grant in the amount of $291,561… [more]

Employers Awards Luncheon for the Employment of Individuals with Disabilities

October 13, 2008
The Monterey County Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities in partnership with the Monterey County Workforce Development Board will host an Employers Awards Luncheon to recognize employers who successfully employ individuals with disabilities… [more]

Monterey County One Stop Career Center to host a Retail and Hospitality Job Fair

October 24, 2007
The Monterey County Workforce Development Board is proud to announce that it’s One Stop Career Center in Seaside plans to host a job fair event… [more]

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board and the One Stop Career Center to host it’s 2nd Annual Employer and Employee Recognition Event for the Employment of Individuals with Disabilities

July 6, 2007
The Monterey County Workforce Development Board's Disability Advisory Committee and the One Stop Career Center system and partners will be presenting their 2nd Annual Employer and Employee Recognition Event to celebrate the success of the employer and employee community in the employment and retention of individuals with disabilities… [more]

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board (WDB) receives four grants totaling $1,183,000 to serve Veterans, Foster Youth, Train Certified Nursing Assistants and Plan Offender Re-entry programs

February 13, 2007
The Monterey County Workforce Development Board (WDB) has successfully competed for four grants totaling $1,183,000… [more]

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