News of the NYC Workforce Investment Board (WIB)

Upon OHCD's creation in August 2012, the NYC Workforce Investment Board (WIB) moved under OHCD's purview.  Below are some highlights of news previously captured by the WIB through 2012.

Mayor Bloomberg Delivers 2012 State of the City Address - NYC: Capitol of Innovation
January 12, 2012

President Obama Should Take Note of Mayor Bloomberg's Small Business Reform
September 8, 2011

Deputy Mayors Gibbs and Steel and Chancellor Walcott Announce New Citywide Initiative to Improve Workforce Programs
May 24, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg Announcess Fundraising Efforts to Support City Summer Youth Employment Program
May 15, 2011

Speaker Christine C. Quinn, the Literacy Assistance Center, the New York City Department of Education, the Department of Small Business Services and the New York City Community Trust Launch GED Compass
July 27, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg and Small Business Services Commissioner Walsh Present Ninth Annual Neighborhood Achievement Awards
July 13, 2010

City Celebrates Partnership Between Technical High Schools and Workforce Sysytem
June 14, 2010
Scholars at Work video

New York City Workforce Investment Board Elects Kathleen Kearns as New Chairperson
March 24, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Record 20,000 Job Placements in 2009
November 20, 2009

NYC Department of Small Business Services, The Mayor's Center for Economic Opportunity and LaGuardia Community College Announce the Opening of the Workforce1 Health Career Center
October 26, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg Announces 30 Initiatives to Grow New York City's Green Economy
October 22, 2009

Green Economy Plan 2009
October 22, 2009

SBS Commissioner Walsh and Congressman Towns Meet with Local Clergy and Faith-Based Organizations at The Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center
August 21, 2009

SBS Commissioner Walsh, WIB President Weinberg and Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainable Director Aggarwala Host Green Collar Training and Workforce Development Forum July 23, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Record 10,500 Job Placements Through First Half of 2009LOOMBERG
July 12, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg Addresses Delegates at Job Creation and Workforce Development
June 25, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg and Labor Secretary Solis Announce New York City will use Stimulus Funds to Train 10,000 New Yorkers for Jobs
May 28, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Paterson, Federal, State, and City Legislators Announce $29Million in Federal Stimulus Funding to Support More Than 17,378 Summer Jobs and Internships Over the Next Year For New York City Youth
May 9, 2009

NYC Department of Small Business Services Awards $511,287 in NYC Business Solutions Training Funds to Local Businesses
April 16, 2009

Deputy Mayor Lieber, NYCEDC President Pinsky and SBS Commissioner Walsh Announce Final Tally of 1,673 Additional Jobs Created at the New Yankee Stadium
April 16, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg Announce New York City Achieved Record Job Placements Through First Quarter of 2009
April 14, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg and Kauffman Foundation Welcome First Participants of FastTrac Program Supporting New York City's Future Entrepreneurs
March 23, 2009

City Database a Useful Tool for Job Seekers
February 9, 2009

Crain's: Even displaced Wall Street workers need some help
February 9, 2009

Deputy Mayor Robert C. Lieber, NYCEDC President Seth W. Pinsky and SBS Commissioner Robert W. Walsh Announce the Launch of CareerLinkNYC
February 3, 2009

NYC Labor Market Information Services Announces Release of Report on Prospects in the NYC Labor Market
February 2, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg Outlines Expansion of Job Placement Services Administered through Workforce1 Centers in All Five Boroughs
December 1, 2008

Mayor Bloomberg Announces 18 Initiatives to Help New Yotkers Face Current Economic Challenges
October 30, 2008

Despite Weakening Economy, Transportation Sector Remains Strong
September 19, 2008

NYC Department of Small Business Services Announces Awarding of More than $900,000 in NYC Business Solutions Training Funds and Availability of Up to $1.5 Million to Help New York City Employers Train Their Workforces
July 23, 2008

Mayor Bloomberg and Small Business Services Commissioner Walsh Present 2008 Neighborhood Achievement Awards
July 14, 2008

NYC Department of Small Business Services Launches NYC Training Guide To Help New Yorkers Make Informed Decisions About Vocational Training
July 11, 2008

NYC Department of Small Business Services announces appointment of Angie Kamath as Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Development
May 1, 2008

Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Open Newly Renovated Workforce1 Career Center and NYC Business Solutions Center in Jamaica, Queens
April 25, 2008

NYC Department of Small Business Services giving grants to train, hire workers
April 14, 2008

What the Big Apple Can Offer Small Business
January 2008

New Yorkers Invited to Nominate Local Individuals, Businesses and Organizations for 2008 Neighborhood Achievement Awards
January 24, 2008

America’s Promise Recognizes City for Variety and Quality of Youth Resources
January 24, 2008

A Helping Hand in Technical Training
January 22, 2008

Crain's: City agency helps recruit workers
November 26, 2007

City of New York Announces Launch of Earnmore Program to Build Skills and Assets of Working Poor
November 14, 2007

Climbing Some Steps on the Pay Ladder
November 11, 2007

Malaysia Star: Making downtown friendlier
November 11, 2007

Small Business Services Commissioner Walsh Announces Increases in Job Training and Job Placement Completion Rates
November 9, 2007

Cabinetmaker Pilots City-Funded Jobs Program (Bronx Times Reporter)
October 11, 2007

City of New York Announces appointment of Blake Foote as Executive Director of the Workforce Investment Board
October 10, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Small Business Services Commissioner Walsh Announce $4.2 Million in Funding to Reduce Poverty by Helping Small Businesses Strengthen Their Workforces
October 4, 2007

NYC Department of Small Business Services Announces Availability of up to $1 Million to Help Local Employers Train Their Workforce
May 29, 2007

NYC Department of Small Business Services Places 350 New Yorkers in Jobs at Whole Foods Market, In City's Largest-Scale Recruitment Effort Ever
March 29, 2007

NYC Department of Small Business Services Announces Grant Awards To Help Five NYC Businesses Train Employees & New Round Of Funding For An Additional $1 Million In Grants
February 28, 2007

Kingsborough Community College Awarded $1.6 Million to Train City Residents for Jobs in the Hospitality Industry
February 22, 2007

Study Finds Food Is One of New York City's Strongest Manufacturing Sectors, Resulting In $5 Billion in Sales Annually
February 13, 2007 

Mayor Bloomberg Discusses 2006 Milestones During Weekly Radio Address
December 31, 2006

Mayor Bloomberg Announces $150 Million Annual Investment for Solutions to Challenges Raised by the Commission for Economic Opportunity
December 18, 2006

Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Sustainability Challenges and Goals for New York City through 2030 During Weekly Radio Address
December 17, 2006

Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Keynote Address at Five Borough Chamber Of Commerce’s Inaugural New York City XPO for Business
November 29, 2006

Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on New York City’s Lowest Unemployment Rate Ever
November 16, 2006

NYC Department of Small Business Services Receives 2006 Excellence in Technology Award
November 3, 2006

NYC Department of Small Business Services Awards $355,000 in NYC Business Solutions Training Grants
October 13, 2006

Brooklyn's First “College to Career Expo” Brings Together All of Borough's 14 Colleges & Universities to Link Graduating Seniors to Job Opportunities
May 3, 2006

Mayor Bloomberg and Small Business Services Commissioner Walsh Announce First Steps to Create “Business Express” Web site – A One-Stop Shop for Businesses Interacting With Government
February 7, 2006

Mayor Bloomberg Lays Out Blueprint for New York City’s Future In 2006 State of the City Address
January 26, 2006

Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on New York City’s Job Growth In 2005
January 19, 2006

Mayor Bloomberg and Heidi Klum Announce Measures to Support City’s Garment and Fashion Sector
December 12, 2005

IBM Donates Technology to Help Jobseekers with Special Needs & Limited English Proficiency Access Internet
October 27, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg, Congressman Rangel, Comptroller Thompson, Building and Construction Trade Council President Malloy, and Non-Traditional Employment For Women Board Chair Hayes Announce 10 Initiatives of Mayor’s Commission on Construction Opportunity
October 5, 2005

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