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ETA awards over $12 Million for Health Care and Biotechnology Training Projects under the High Growth Job Training Initiative

On June 7, 2005, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced the award of over $12 million to 12 organizations to address opportunities to build a world-class health care and biotechnology workforce. The grants were awarded as a result of a Sept. 17, 2004, Department of Labor Solicitation for Grant Applications and will implement innovative solutions to industry-identified challenges in the context of a strategic partnership between the public workforce system, business and industry representatives, and education and training providers. Four grants will fund biotechnology industry training, six will fund health care industry training, and two projects will provide cross-industry training. Additional information about the grants, which will advance projects in Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin, is available below.

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