Real Jobs, Fulfilling Careers

January 24, 2018

Press Release
For Immediate Release

Contact: Malorie Zimmerman, Director of Public Relations
p: (517) 371-1100 x 208 //

Governor sets sights on boosting educational and training opportunities
for the high-tech jobs of today and tomorrow

LANSING (January 24, 2018)— Luann Dunsford, CEO of the Michigan Works! Association released the following statement in response to Governor Snyder’s State of the State Address:

“We applaud the Governor’s focus on workforce development. Across the state, Michigan Works! is building—and leadin—strong networks that boost community, economic and talent development.

“Michigan Works! stands ready to assist the Governor and Legislature, just as we did with the state leadership’s most successful workforce program – the Skilled Trades Training Fund.

“We commend the Governor for drawing attention on a state level to this crucial part of our shared commitment to bolster Michigan’s economy.”

Find the nearest Michigan Works! American Job Center by visiting or by calling (800) 285-WORKS (9675).

Michigan Works! Association is a non-profit membership organization that provides services and support to Michigan’s talent eco-system. For over 30 years, the Association has been a go-to resource in federal, state and local workforce initiatives. The Association’s work ensures top-quality services and support for Michigan’s talent pipeline. For more information, please visit

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