Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Additional Funding for Employee Training is Now Available through Maryland Business Works

Maryland Business Works (MBW) is a State program that supports private sector employers in the retention and growth of their workforce by providing grant funding to upgrade the skills of currently employed workers. Through MBW, employees receive industry training and credentials, resulting in a more knowledgeable and qualified workforce. The MBW program has been proven to encourage job promotion, create additional job opportunities and improve employee retention. Up to fifty percent of the employer’s training costs are reimbursed through MBW. Priority focus areas include Healthcare, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Bioscience, Construction, Education, Retail, Finance/Insurance, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Professional/Business Services, Transportation/Warehousing industries, and any Green Industry or Occupation.

To find out if your business is eligible to participate in the MBW program, please contact Latrice Lewis: