7002-1080 - Learn to Earn

Account Description FY 2017
FY 2018
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7002-1080 Learn to Earn
For the Learn to Earn Initiative to be designed and administered jointly by an interagency workgroup including the executive office of labor and workforce development, executive office of education, executive office of housing and economic development, executive office of health and human services, Massachusetts department of transportation and executive office of public safety and security; provided, that not less than $3,000,000 shall be transferred to the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund established in section 2WWW of chapter 29 of the General Laws for the purposes of supporting a competitive grant program designed to create talent pipelines for businesses and provide career pathways toward high demand occupations as defined by the executive office of housing and economic development and executive office of labor and workforce development via cohort-based case management and support services for underemployed or unemployed individuals; provided further, that competitive grants shall only be awarded to partnerships of organizations that work with the target population; and provided further, that funding may also be made available to address barriers to obtaining and sustaining employment for job seekers who are underemployed or unemployed and participating in said grant program
0 4,000,000

Established appropriation to fund new initiative.