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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.

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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 December 2015


Upcoming Meetings


MVWIB Planning Committee Meeting
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 @ 8:00AM
MVWIB conference room
439 South Union Street, Suite 102
Lawrence, MA 01843
Click here to view the agenda

MVWIB Quarterly Board Meeting
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 @ 7:30AM
Southwick, 25 Computer Drive
Haverhill, MA 01832
Click here to veiw the agenda


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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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MVWIB News & Recent Events

ARE YOU:
BETWEEN THE AGES OF 17 - 21?
LOW INCOME?
NOT ATTENDING HIGH SCHOOL?
NOT ATTENDING COLLEGE?
NOT WORKING?
DO YOU LIVE IN LAWRENCE?
If YES you may be eligible to WORK!


MVWIB YouthWorks Year Round youth employment program is interested in
putting youth to work.

Click here for more information.

Click here for an application.

Click here to view the
2015 Poverty Guidelines

 

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

Click here to view document in pdf

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On September 15th, 2015 Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Ronald L. Walker, II, Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera, and State Senator Barbara L'Italien toured MVWIB and ValleyWorks Career Center

 

click above for more information on NAMC

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