U.S. Department of Labor Awards $6 Million to Workforce Intelligence Network to Train in Robotics & Automation

Published by , August 6, 2018 1:14 pm

(CrainsDetroit) The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the Workforce Intelligence Network a $6 million, five-year grant to train nearly 1,000 Southeast Michigan workers in robotics and automation careers. The initiative was named Advance Michigan Catalyst and includes all of WIN’s board member organizations, including 10 community colleges and six Michigan Works! agencies in Southeast Michigan. The Advance Michigan Catalyst initiative will serve unemployed, underemployed and incumbent individuals in a 16-county region encompassing several major manufacturing hubs, including Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Jackson and Pontiac.