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  • Aerospace, manufacturing and machining the topic of local meeting

    Apr 02, 2013 | Read More News
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    Executives and experts in the fields of aerospace, manufacturing and machining will talk about workforce issues at the April 12 Pima County Workforce Investment Board meeting. Aerospace at WIB

    Alex Rodriguez, Director of the Southern Arizona office of the Arizona Technology Council, will give an overview of the aerospace/defense industry and workforce issues. Pam Summers, Human Resources Director at Abrams Airborne Manufacturing, and Jeremy Schalk, Vice President of Operations and Sales at Hi-Tech Machining and Engineering, will talk about a local machinists’ focus group and its efforts.

    One-Stop staff will provide information about current workforce issues and needs, grants, and training opportunities, including Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization.

    The meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Pima Community College Aviation Technology Center, 7211 S. Park Ave.It usually concludes by 9 a.m. and is open to the public.

    The Pima County Workforce Investment Board is authorized by the Department of Labor and appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the Pima County One-Stop Career Center that connects eligible job-ready youth, adult and dislocated workers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations. It includes representatives of local businesses, nonprofits and educational institutions.