Two state agencies are planning information sessions aimed at helping small construction firms connect to opportunities to work on Foxconn Technology Group’s LCD manufacturing campus project in Mount Pleasant.
The two capacity-building sessions will be held in Milwaukee and Racine County. The Milwaukee sessions is set for 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at UMOS Inc, 2701 S. Chase Ave. The Racine session will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 24 at the SC Johnson iMet Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd.
The targeted audience for the sessions includes certified small and disadvantaged businesses, lending institutions, chambers of commerces and other business associations and resources.
“These capacity building workshops are designed to help level the playing field for our small certified and disadvantaged businesses by ensuring they have the tools they need to hire and retain qualified workers,” said Ray Allen, Department of Workforce Development secretary. Read the full story here.