State Assists in Training Over 2,000 Workers in FY22
12 Jul 2022
SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today that 80 companies received Fiscal Year 2022 grants from the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) to hire or retrain over 2,000 workers at an average wage of $23.67.
The June JTIP awards mark the final round for the 2022 Fiscal Year with $3.2 million awarded to seven companies in support of training for 171 employees.
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