New York State Lt. Governor, Kathy Hochul, spoke with Yasmin Young about jobs and job training initiatives in WNY.

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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul spoke with Yasmin Young about New York State's Workforce Development Awareness Week, which ends on Sunday, October 4, 2020. The week brings attention to job training and education in the state, which will help meet the workforce needs of business and industry.

In the press release, the Lt. Governor said,

"I was proud to kick off Workforce Development Awareness Week in my hometown of Buffalo today because for me, this is personal. New Yorkers have been hit hard by the pandemic, but we are investing to make job training and career placement accessible for all and more inclusive. Today's investments are another tool in our build back better economy and making success accessible to all New Yorkers."

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New York State taking a leading role in workforce development and to expand opportunities for New Yorkers to get training, education and jobs. You can visit the State's Workforce Development Initiative website to get more information. The New York Department of Labor also has job listings for openings around the state on its website.

The State also has job centers that you can take advantage of:

Buffalo Career Center
284 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

(716) 851-2600
http://www.wdcinc.org/Job/assistance.asp
carolyn.bright@labor.state.ny.us

Niagara's WorkSourceOne One Stop Career Center
1001 Eleventh Street
Niagara Falls, New York 14301

(716) 278-8108
http://www.worksource1.com
donald.jablonski@niagaracounty.com