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SWC Receives $2M in Childcare Funding to Support Under-Served Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Board of County Commissioners of Spokane County unanimously voted to provide SWC and its partners with American Rescue Plan Act funding. Spokane Workforce Council140 S Arthur St., Suite 300ASpokane, WA 99202 Contact: Victor Rapez-Betty, Communications Managervrapezb@spokaneworkforce.org | 808-429-6959 Spokane, WA – The Board of County Commissioners of Spokane County, Washington, voted …

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Trade Up 2 Construction Launches in Spokane County

We are excited to partner with the Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors and WorkSource Spokane to cultivate the constructing industry in Spokane County. On Wednesday, August 31, the Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors announced its new campaign Trade Up 2 Construction to recruit local workers into high-paying construction career opportunities, along with a release of …

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SWC Anticipates $1.5M in Childcare Funding to Support Under-Served Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: We’re committed to providing lower-income families with the childcare they need to focus on achieving their career goals. Spokane Workforce Council140 S Arthur St., Suite 300ASpokane, WA 99202 Contact: Victor Rapez-Betty, Communications Managervrapezb@spokaneworkforce.org | 808-429-6959 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Spokane, WA – The Spokane …

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Innovia Foundation Awards SWC $125K for Aspiring Underserved College Students 

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spokane Workforce Council140 S Arthur St., Suite 300ASpokane, WA 99202 Contact: Victor Rapez-Betty, Communications Managervrapezb@spokaneworkforce.org | 808-429-6959Innovia Foundation421 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 606Spokane, WA 99201-0402 | Innovia Foundation Website Contact: Brian Cobb, Marketing and Communications Managerbcobb@innovia.org | 509-624-2606 UDPATE, AUGUST …

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New jobs now outpace quit rates in Spokane County

As leadership landscape changes, overall workforce levels are recovering   By Erika Bullock, reporter at the Spokane Journal of Business While turnover remains a challenge for businesses, workforce participation data shows employees are entering the labor market in greater numbers than those who quit, an indication that Spokane has recovered from the great resignation wave …

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Job openings surge in Spokane as remote work attracts more techies to Eastern Washington

By Charlotte Schubert, Reporter at GeekWire Michael McBride, our Business & Industry Analyst, contributes I.T.-specific labor market trends and insights about the growing industries in Eastern Washington. “We’re not necessarily outpacing traditional IT hotspots like Seattle or Portland, but we are absolutely growing faster than we ever have before,” said Michael McBride, business and industry analyst …

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A Blooming Workforce

By Mark Mattke, CEO Downtown Spokane is the economic and cultural epicenter of the Inland Northwest. The downtown economy is centered around growing sectors that include Healthcare, Education, Professional and Technical Services, Finance, and Transportation, that each contribute to the vitality of our region by offering good paying jobs and long-term career pathways for our …

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