PROGRAM OF COMPETITIVE GRANTS FOR WORKER TRAINING AND PLACEMENT IN HIGH GROWTH AND EMERGING INDUSTRY

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is intended to preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery; assist those most impacted by the recession; provide investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and health; and invest
in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits.

The ARRA makes $750,000,000 available for a program of competitive grants for worker training and placement in high growth and emerging industry sectors.


Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact the nearest Employment and Training Administration regional office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Website Address

http://www.doleta.gov

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