Apprentices To Recieve Tuition Assistance in Wisconsin

0 December 20, 2013  Workforce Issues

A recently signed bill in Wisconsin will provide a partial tuition reimbursement for students who successfully complete  apprenticeship programs and work in the trade in which they were trained.  Much like the apprenticeship tax credits we have seen in states like South Carolina, this new program will provide greater incentives for individuals and businesses to […]


Workforce Training Gets Another Boost in Wisconsin

0 October 7, 2013  featured, Workforce Issues

Skilled training will get a significant boost in Wisconsin if leaders are able to pass their proposed agenda for the fall legislative session.  In a major announcement last week from Gov. Scott Walker (R), Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R) and Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R), eight bills were introduced that will invest $8.5 million in […]


Skilled Workforce Initiative Launches in Wisconsin

0 August 14, 2013  featured, Workforce Issues

  Behind the leadership of Gov. Scott Walker (R) and with unanimous support from the state legislature, the “Wisconsin Fast Forward” program was formally launched last week to address the Badger State’s increasing need for skilled workers. The state-wide partnership between the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Wisconsin Technical […]