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Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment BoardOUR VISION
Employers and others in the region have a
forum in which to study and design policies
for increased employment and economic growth.


Merrimack Valley WIB

The Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board is composed of knowledgeable and influential business and community leaders who are appointed by the Mayor of Lawrence on behalf of the fifteen communities that make up the region.

The board serves as the oversight and policy-making body for federally funded employment and training services in the region. The board also has the broader role of addressing critical labor market issues and developing strategic partnerships with local leaders in economic development, the K-12 and higher education system, government agencies, chambers of commerce, community-based and labor organizations.

MVWIB Unemployment Charts

MVWIB Unemployment Charts
for June 2016

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The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act & the Priorities of the Association
Presented at the MVWIB Annual Meeting on October 28, 2014 by Don Gillis of the Mass Workforce Investment Board Association

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Unemployed? Underemployed?
Interested in a FREE training program tha
will give you the tools to find a construction related Job?
Know someone who is?

MVIWB in partnership with Groundworks Lawrence and the EPA are sponsoring a Free Training opportunity.

Click here to learn more about the Environmental Technical training program.

Youth Employment One-Pager
Commonwealth Corporation releases Understanding & Addressing the Youth Employment Crisis

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