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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 August 2015

Job Posting

City Of Lawrence
Second Assistant City Attorney (Full Time)
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Upcoming Meetings

Merrimack Valley Youth Committee
Thursday, November 12, 2015 @ 11:30 AM
MVWIB Conference Room
439 South Union Street, Suite 102
Lawrence, MA 01843.


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MVWIB News & Recent Events

Please find the FY16 ITA Vendor
Meeting Notes and Q&A here


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


On June 22nd, 2015 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented a check of nearly $400,000 to the City of Lawrence. Susan Almono represented the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board to receive the MVWIB award for the Environmental Technical Training Program that will begin in the spring of 2016.


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