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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 July 2016

Upcoming Meetings

MVWIB Planning Committee
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
8:00am - MVWIB Conference Room
Meeting 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

Free training program for entry level CDL-B qualified drivers and heavy equipment operators.

MVWIB is now recruiting candidates for our new Skills for Transportation and Equipment Operator program. This is an intensive 5-week, 30 hour per week course that balances classroom lecture with active hands-on experience with heavy equipment. The training session begins on August 29!

For more information call
Matthias Bohler (978) 722-7020 or
click the here to view our informational brochure



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