State and Local Workforce Activities
(December 6, 2012)
Department Announces Grants to Assist Storm and Flood Recovery Efforts in Vermont, Florida, and Missouri
The Department of Labor has announced a $350,000 National Emergency Grant increment that will fund temporary jobs for workers to assist with continuing cleanup and recovery efforts in Vermont following the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.
The Department has also announced the award of a $2,699,712 National Emergency Grant supplement to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity following the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Debby. The supplement will continue funding temporary jobs for eligible dislocated workers who are assisting with cleanup and recovery efforts.
The Department has also announced a $641,042 National Emergency Grant supplement to assist with continuing cleanup and recovery efforts in the wake of severe flooding that affected northwestern Missouri between June 1 and Aug. 1, 2011. Awarded to the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, the supplement will continue funding 141 temporary jobs for eligible dislocated workers in affected areas.