January 2023
The City of Norwalk, in partnership with The Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce
Meet the City of Norwalk's Workforce Development Coordinator
Rhea Henry, Workforce Development Coordinator

If you are interested in having an opportunity or flyer featured in the newsletter, please contact Rhea Henry at rhenry@norwalkacts.org.
Welcome to the first edition of the Norwalk Workforce Development Newsletter! The City of Norwalk and Norwalk ACTS have launched a partnership in support of strengthening the workforce development efforts in the City of Norwalk. Through this partnership came the hiring of the city’s first Workforce Development Coordinator. Rhea Henry is the City of Norwalk’s Workforce Development Coordinator, and her role functions to strengthen the collaboration, connection and alignment among these stakeholders in the Norwalk Workforce Development Ecosystem and to promote system collaboration. The purpose of this newsletter is to highlight and advertise workforce development training and education opportunities, employment opportunities, and resources for residents, providers, and employers in Norwalk.

Please feel free to forward the first edition of this newsletter to your network, and instruct them to scan the QR code below to subscribe to newsletter to stay updated on the latest workforce development efforts and opportunities in Norwalk.
CareerConneCT is a program that offers skilling, re-skilling, and up-skilling in growing industries. It offers certificate training programs and industry recognized credentials in as little as 5-12 weeks and gets connected with employers ready to hire. Programs in industries such as: Manufacturing, Information Technology (IT), Infrastructure Construction, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Transportation (CDL), Green Jobs and Business Services.

Job seekers can now access an online intake portal to be connected to re-skilling, up-skilling, or next-skilling opportunities, along with a continuously-growing list of training programs.
New England Laborers' Training Trust Fund Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Program
LIUNA Training’s Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Program can prepare you for a prosperous career in the Construction industry. 

LIUNA apprentices, regardless of experience, immediately begin to earn a wage while learning on-the-job and in the classroom. 

The Manufacturing Innovation Fund (MIF) Apprenticeship Program
The Manufacturing Innovation Fund (MIF) Apprenticeship Program supports a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction for apprentices in Connecticut’s manufacturing industry. Applicants may seek assistance in the form of a matching grant for wage subsidies, tuition reimbursement and competency testing. Funds do not need to be repaid, provided the applicant meets the deliverables and complies with the terms and conditions of the agreement.
Connecticut’s JobsCT Tax Credit
JobsCT Tax Credit Program is a rebate program designed to provide refundable tax credits for companies in targeted industries that are increasing their workforce in Connecticut. 

This new program replaces the JobsCT grant program formerly offered by the Connecticut Department of Economic Community Development and is a way to incentivize companies with credits against future tax revenue, rather than grants underwritten by bonds that are repaid with interest. 

The new program, enacted by the General Assembly and is applicable to taxable years commencing on or after Jan. 1, 2023.
Check out Norwalk Public Schools'
Career & Training Opportunities page, where you can find the latest opportunities available for both youth and adult residents!
Check Out King Industries!
King Industries Inc. is a Norwalk based manufacturer that specializes in manufacturing and marketing of specialty chemical products. The company serves a variety of industries across the globe, including several leading chemical and oil companies
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