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Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment BoardOUR VISION
Employers and residents in the region have a
foundation from which they have the opportunity to
achieve sustained economic growth and prosperity.


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 2014

Upcoming Meetings

MVWIB Quarterly Meeting
Friday, February 13 , 2015 @ 7:30am Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliot Street, Haverhill, MA
Click here to veiw the meeting agenda

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MVWIB News & Recent Events

Merrimack Valley
Workforce Investment Board

Environmental Technical Training Program2
Executive Summary January 2015

click here to view summary

Are you a youth looking for a job??

may be able to help!

Click here to view informational flyer and application



Senior Clerk, City of Lawrence
Inspectional Service Department

Election Coordinator,
City of Lawrence Elections Division

Senior Accounting Clerk,
City of Lawrence Elections Division


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

Click here to view the pdf presentation


Youth Employment One-Pager

Commonwealth Corporation releases Understanding & Addressing the Youth Employment Crisis

Click here to view document in pdf