Affordable Housing, Job Training a Growing Problem for Pennsylvania Business Owners

In the Pennsylvania economy today, employers struggle with finding enough workers, rising prices, and enough affordable housing for their workers.

Rising prices, employee and supply shortages, wage surcharges, and “escalating energy prices” puts “a strain on our survival,” said David Crouse, owner of 3C’s family restaurant in the Pottsville area.

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Tennessee Board Approves $35M Grant to Retrain GM’s Spring Hill Employees as Part of $2B Deal to Produce Electric Cadillac Vehicles

A state board on Tuesday approved a $35 million jobs training grant to encourage General Motors to retain workers at its Spring Hill plant as the company looks to invest approximately $2 billion to produce electric vehicles, including the Cadillac LYRIQ.

The State Funding Board approved the FastTrack Job Training Assistance Grant. More information is available here.

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Ohio Hits Milestone in Funding for Businesses to Train Employees

Nearly 300 Ohio companies are in line for funding aimed at increasing training for current and new employees.

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said the state’s TechCred program has reached nearly 1,000 companies after the latest application period. Husted serves as the director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation.

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