Training Program for Veterans Gets $5M Grant

Chambers, Heather
February 2010
San Diego Business Journal;2/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on the receipt of 4.95 million dollars of federal stimulus grant by the Workforce Partnership program from the U.S. Department of Labor. The program is intended to recruit military veterans to fill a demand for clinical laboratory technicians and other support staff for the biotechnology industry. Labor Department Secretary Hilda Solis notes their plan of granting more than 225 million dollars for training 15,000 people in health care information technology (IT).


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