Labor and Economic Opportunity
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity - Workforce Development vision is to promote a flexible, innovative, and effective workforce system within the State of Michigan. To accomplish this, Workforce Development supports a demand driven workforce system, assists the structurally unemployed with financial independence, advocates for the integration of workforce development into the K-12 school system, and supports the alignment of workforce development with economic development efforts.
The application period closed on October 2, 2019. Staff are reviewing and scoring applications.
We are currently waiting for the passage of a supplemental budget that protects core functions of government for residents, including healthcare and public safety, and restores the Going PRO Talent Fund.
For more information: Going PRO Talent Fund
WARN notices are required by the Federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act to provide advance notice in cases of qualified plant closings and mass layoffs.
More information on the WARN Act is available at the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration website.