The workforce system’s mission has always been to help businesses find trained and qualified workers to fill open jobs, yet in today’s economic climate, this mission has expanded. The need to support businesses and prevent them from closing their doors has become a big priority.
An important part of any region’s workforce funding strategy are Federal grants administered through the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and workforce providers like EDSI are uniquely qualified and positioned to provide crucial support services to help individuals and businesses in need secure money for important program assistance.
The bleak news reports on businesses and industries struggling to stay afloat have been numerous as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on companies across the country, including New York City. What we haven’t heard as much about are the resources businesses used to survive.