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“Idaho Receives Grant To Retrain Displaced Workers”

The State of Idaho will receive $675,882 to retrain workers who have been employed for 27 weeks or more.

The U.S. Department of Labor announced its disbursal of $58 million in grants to 30 states. The grants will support unemployed workers acquire industry certifications, enroll in apprentice programs and other training and other retraining efforts that will hopefully lead to jobs.

Grants were awarded based on a state’s ability to meet grant guidelines.

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