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What's New in Workforce Investment Archive: Headlines (2000)

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Two New Grants to Address Skill Shortages in Workforce
Oct 25, 2000
Third round of demonstration grants funded through H1-B visa program
The U.S. Department of Labor today (October 20) launched a third round of demonstration grants to fund high-skill training for American workers in areas where companies are facing labor shortages.

High-skill grants to minority colleges and universities
The U.S. Department of Labor is awarding more than $14 million in grants today (October 20) to enable 13 minority colleges and universities to develop new systems to train workers for high-skill jobs in areas where companies are facing labor shortages.