Workforce Development

Jeffrey Turgeon, Executive Director, Central MA Workforce Investment Board (CMWIB)
Janice R. Weekes, Director, Workforce Central Career Centers

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Central MA Workforce Investment Board (CMWIB)

The Central Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board (CMWIB) is responsible for guiding the local workforce development system to ensure it meets the needs of our local employers. As the locally designated Workforce Investment Board for Worcester and the 37 surrounding communities in Southern Worcester County that make up the Central Massachusetts Workforce Investment region, the CMWIB sets policies and provides oversight for a variety of local, state, and federal workforce development initiatives including youth employment and training programs and the three Workforce Central Career Centers. The CMWIB is made up of volunteer members representing area employers, education and training institutions, community-based organizations, organized labor and partnering state agencies. By statute, a majority of the CMWIB's members must be from the business community. CMWIB staff also conduct labor market studies to identify trends and work through the board to develop innovative partnerships and strategies to address the workforce needs of our region.

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Workforce Central One-Stop Career Centers

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The Workforce Central One-Stop Career Centers in Worcester and Southbridge serve job seekers and employers through a variety of services and programs. Services for those seeking employment include: job search assistance, and career counseling; access to broad array of job postings; workshops on job search strategies; resources such as computers, reference materials, and unemployment insurance services.Services for businesses include applicant pre-screening, testing and assessment; assistance in planning job fairs and recruitment campaigns; information on labor market, training grants and tax credits.

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Workforce Central

Contact Information

Workforce Development
340 Main Street, Suite 400
Worcester, MA 01608

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Phone: 508-799-1509
Fax: 508-799-1595
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Workforce Central
Phone: 508-799-1600
Fax: 508-799-1628
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Monday - Thursday
8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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