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The South Shore Workforce Investment Board (SSWIB) is charged with providing workforce development leadership in the South Shore region. The SSWIB provides relevant information regarding the workforce system and presents key findings and recommendations that support regional leaders and help...
 
 
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Career Centers:
Plymouth Career Center
Quincy Career Center

The South Shore Workforce Investment Board is located at:
15 Cottage Avenue, Ste. 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Fax: 617-328-7381
www.southshorewib.org
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Creating Employment Connections
The South Shore Workforce Investment Board, one of 16 Workforce Investment Boards across the Commonwealth, is a federally-mandated, regional private-public partnership that has oversight responsibility and policy-making authority for federal and state workforce development activities.

Our Goal
Our goal is to develop a seamless, efficient and responsive workforce development system that is customer-based, market-driven and supports the needs of employers and job seekers to the economic benefit of both. For more information on what we do, click on the links above.

 

 
     
WHAT'S NEW  
 
   
  PDF SSWIB October 2013 Labor Market Blueprint A comprehensive study of the status of the employment and demographics of the labor force in the South Shore. VIEW BLUEPRINT (PDF)
   
     
    Hiring Incentive Training Grant (HITG) - Increased incentives for companies hiring Veterans and long-term unemployed View FAQs and more at: www.mass.gov/hiringgrant. VIEW SITE
   
     
    Workplace Safety Training Grant: The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) awards up to $25,000.00 to fund workplace safety training. Eligible Massachusetts employers may qualify for funding. Learn more here. VIEW SITE
   
     
  PDF PRESS RELEASE: Thursday June 27, 2013 - Senate President Therese Murray attends SSWIB Meeting VIEW PRESS RELEASE (PDF)
   
     
  PDF SSWIB announces new Director of Business Services, Sue Whitaker VIEW DETAILS (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Economic surge in MA predicted for 2014 Read the full article by Megan Woolhouse from The Boston Globe. VIEW ARTICLE (PDF)
   
     
INITIATIVES
   
Workforce Training Fund Program:
– High Level Overview: The Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) is a state-funded program, financed by Massachusetts businesses, for the purpose of providing resources to employers to better train Massachusetts workers. VIEW FAQs (PDF)

– Program Grants: The SSWIB is always available to answer questions and to assist businesses interested in applying for a WTFP Grant. For updated grant and application process information, visit: www.mass.gov/wtfp VIEW SITE

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Employers can receive a WOTC of up to $2,400 of each new hire starting before September 1, 2011 that meets specified criteria. View complete details here.MORE

Training Opportunities for Adults: The South Shore region brings opportunities to adults seeking to upgrade their education and improve their marketable skills.
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