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In the News

October 21, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Slight uptick in Unemployment Rate

October 8, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Museum's Spark!Lab - promoting STEM in the Berkshires

October 4, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Happy Manufacturing Day

October 1, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Women in Business...50 years later AND Manufacturing Day October 3rd!

September 25, 2014 - iBerkshires - McCann LPN program finds new home with BHS

September 25, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Job Seekers Flood BerkshireWorks Job Fair

September 24, 2014 - iBerkshires - BerkshireWorks Job Fair Draws Hundreds

September 22, 2014 - WAMC - New Leadership at Berkshire Career Center

September 19, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Works has new leadership

September 18, 2014 - iBerkshires - Biachi Appoints New BerkshireWorks Director

September 18, 2014 - BerkshireEagle - BerkshireWorks gets new boss

August 29, 2014 - Time Warner Cable News - Pittsfield Honors 49 Youth in Summer Youth Works Program

August 29, 2014 - iBerkshires - 49 youth complete Youth Works program

August 28, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Opinion - Job Hunting in a New Era

August 27, 2014 - WAMC Radio - Worker Assistance Center Opens to Help Former NBH employees

August 27, 2014 - WNYT - Worker Assistance Center Opens in North Adams

August 27, 2014 - BerkshireEagle - Center Opens at NA City Hall for former NARH workers

August 27, 2014 - iBerkshires - Worker Assistance Center Opened in North Adams

August 27, 2014 - Time Warner Cable News - North Adams Opens a Worker Assistance Center for former NARH employees

August 6, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Labor Day Statistics & Training Calendar

August 6, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Training Fund and 2014 Youth Works Summer Program

August 6, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Youth Leadership secures 5 years of funding

August 6, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Berkshire Population Task Force

August 6, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Three Cheers - Richard Belair elected as BCREB President

July 27, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - New BCREB president elected

July 17, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Teens take steps to job success through Youth Works

July 6, 2014 - Boston Globe - Berkshires Aspire to become Food Mecca

July 2, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Resources & BCREB issues Annual Awards

June 26, 2014 - iBerkshires - BCC Honors Advanced Manufacturing Students

June 25, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - County Employment Rate drops by 1%

June 19, 2014 - iBerkshires - McCann graduates students from Manufacturing program

June 16, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - BCREB Elects Officers

June 12, 2014 - WAMC - New NY Bridge Contract Adds 100 Jobs to Pittsfield Company

June 12, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Petricca Lands $70M job, creates 100 jobs

June 4, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Child Labor Laws and Hoosac Valley High School Life Skills program

June 4, 2014 - iBerkshires - Drury places 2nd in Engineering Competition

May 22, 2014 - City of Pittsfield and PEDA receive $9.8 M for Berkshire Innovation Center

May 7, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Good News Salute and BCREB Business Resource

May 7, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Industry Trends, Monument Mountain RSD Career Readiness program, training dollars & training schedule

May 1, 2014 - iBerkshires.com - BCREB Chair calls for more private/public partnerships

April 28, 2014 - Berkshire Chamber - Albert Ingegni to speak at Chamber Breakfast

April 23, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - NARH employment likely to impact April numbers

April 15, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Ingegni to address Chamber

April 11, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Job Fair Draws a Crowd

April 10, 2014 - iBerkshires.com - Career Fair Attracts Hundreds

April 2, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - The Next Generation of CNC Machinists; Wahconah HS expands its career readiness programs

March 31, 2014 - Your News Now - Rapid Response assisting NARH

March 26, 2014 - Your News Now - NARH Closing

March 25, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless Rate drops by 1/2 percentage

March 16, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Workforce Ups and Downs

March 15, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Northern Berkshire Community Coalition

March 12, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Job less rate up to 7.5%

March 5, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - The Upper Housatonic Valley Experience July 7-11, 2014 for Berkshire Educators!

March 5, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Find your Pot of Gold Training Grant or Lucky Job Opportunity & Education Corner - Pittsfield Public Schools

February 11, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - SABIC hosts Sciene and Innovation fair for Pittsfield high schoolers at Berkshire Museum

February 5, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Love your Job! Education Corner highlighting Drury High School!

January 29, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Jobless rate ticks up to 7%

January 20, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - New BerkshireWorks Director brings 15 years workforce experience

January 11, 2014 - WAMC - Job program for Homeless applauded

January 11, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - 8th Graders get early career information

January 8, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Pittsfield Mayor Names William Monterosso as new director of BerkshireWorks

January 7, 2014 - iBerkshires.com - Taconic Grad to Lead BerkshireWorks

January 1, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - BCREB Honors outstanding leaders; Ground Hog Job Shadow Day; Hiring Incentives for Employers

December 30, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Unemployment Extensions end

December 28, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - End comes for 1M jobless

December 26, 2013 - The Transcript - Employment Rate up in North Adams

December 26, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless rate somewhat steady

December 24, 2013 - iBerkshires.com - Unemployment rate drops slightly

December 13, 2013 - WAMC - Agencies working to bring rail car manufacturing to Berkshires

December 12, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Budget pact may leave jobless out in the cold

December 4, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Tis the Season to Find a Job; Retail by the Numbers; BCREB Year in review

December 5, 2013 - The Transcript - Third Graders get educational experience at MCLA (Compact)

December 5, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Third Graders visit MCLA (Compact)

November 27, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Unemployment Rate Steady

November 22, 2013 - iBerkshires - BCC hosts 7th annual STEM career fair

November 20, 2013 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce - Manufacturing in the Berkshires

November 15, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle BCC/BerkshireWorks open Veterans Lounge

November 6, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - BCREB Honored by Berkshire Chamber

November 6, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Veterans Opportunities, Giving Thanks, and Incentive Programs

October 25, 2013 - iBerkshires - PERC releases manufacturing study

October 23, 2013 - iBerkshires - BCREB's Connecting Activities honored by Chamber

October 22, 2013 - The Transcript - Donation reanimates Sullivan Elementary robotics program

October 22, 2013 - iBerkshires - National Grid & BCREB save Robotics Program

October 15, 2013 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce - WCTF awarded to Berkshire County REB - $350K to train healthcare workers

October 5, 2013 - The Transcript - Governor Touts Manufacturing Day

October 4, 2013 -iBerkshires - Governor sees Manufacturing Grow

October 4, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Pittsfield Opens New Search for Career Center Director

October 4, 2013 - iBerkshires - MCLA names Sciecne Center

October 2, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Women in Business & Manufacturing Month

October 2, 2013 - WAMC - Taconic and BCC Showcase High Tech Collaboration

October 1, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - High Tech lab for Taconic

October 1, 2013 - iBerkshires - Taconic gets $150K boost to help manufacturing

September 25, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - County Unemployment Rate lowest since November

September 20, 2013 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce - County receives $350K to train healthcare workers

September 18, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - BCREB receives $350K to help healthcare industry

September 13, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - New Jobs Fair Twist: They're Hiring!

September 4, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Back to School, Back to Work, Back to the Basics

August 30, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Rite of Passage - 1st Jobs

August 26, 2013 - iBerkshires MCLA to offer early learning labs

August 24, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Youth Works Students Profit from the Experience

August 23, 2013 - iberkshires- 44 Graduate from Youth Works Program in Pittsfield

August 14, 2013 - WAMC - STEM focus for 3rd Thurday

August 7, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - BCREB Secures $595,883 this summer

August 7, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Promoting STEM Education

July 24, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless Rate Jumps in June

July 12, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Hope for youths to get back on track

July 9, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Summer Focus on STEM (Upper Housatonic River Experience)

July 9, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - 6th graders get career exposure

July 3, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Impact of YOUR workforce board and importance of volunteers

July 3, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - CNA Training Program Available

July 1, 2013 - EOLWD - Massachusetts Modernizes its Unemployment Insurance System

June 30, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - State programs assisting Berkshire County firms

June 26, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Unemployment Up Slightly in May

June 23, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Big companies may have left the Berkshires but good jobs are still here

June 24, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - All filing for unemployment compensation to be online

June 24, 2013 - The Transcript - Unemployment Insurance to be filed on line

June 19, 2013 - WAMC - Mass. House Votes To Restore Funding To Summer Jobs Program For At-Risk Youth

June 10, 2013 - Press Release - BCREB Annual Meeting Awards

June 5, 2013 - Berkshire Business News FY2013 Annual workforce awards

June 5, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Child Labor Laws

May 22, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Unemployment Rate Flat

May 22, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Our Opinion: YouthWorks works

May 11, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Teen Employment

May 1, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Training, Youth and Employment figures!

April 25, 2013 - Today Show - Old industry finds new jobs for youth

April 24, 2013 - AIM - Workforce Training Fund streamlined

April 11, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobs for future, now

April 11, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Employment Opportunities on the rise (Career Fair)

April 10, 2013 - iBerkshires - Career Fair draws hundreds

April 3, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - April is Workforce Development Month

March 27, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - County's Jobless rate at 7.1%

March 13, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Jobless rate jumps 1 point

March 6, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Where are the Jobs? Where can I find Workforce Resources

March 6, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Foundation grant offers employment skills to homeless in Western Mass

February 27, 2013 - The Transcript - BerkshireWorks Career Fair draws 150 people

February 6, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - NOW is the time to get your G.E.D. and Training

January 24, 2013 - WAMC - Berkshire County Unemployment Rate Now Higher than Mass. Statewide Average

January 23, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - County Jobless Rate Up

January 22, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - County Jobless Rate Rises to 6.8%

January 9, 2013 - Good Morning Pittsfield - BCREB Jobs4Youth Employer Engagement Initiative

January 9, 2013 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Predictions for 2013

January 9, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle - Four Berkshire Companies Receive $446K

December 7, 2012 - iBerkshires.com - Employment Board sets 2013 goals

December 5, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Retail Employment by the Numbers & Do's and Don'ts for Holiday Job Search

November 21, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - County's Jobless Rate at 6.1%

November 16, 2012 - iBerkshires - County's High Schoolers Swarm BCC To Learn About STEM Jobs

November 14, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - BCREB attends Chamber B2B

November 7, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Berkshire County Employers - THANK YOU (and we NEED YOU)!!

November 2, 2012 - iBerkshires - Crane to bring 100 jobs to North Adams

November 1, 2012 - MassLive - Western MA unemployment officials cit importance of job training funding

November 1, 2012 - WAMC - Job Training Programs to be Impacted by Federal Cuts

October 31, 2012 - Channel 3 Springfield - Federal budget cuts threaten local career centers

October 24, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - County Jobless Rate climbs to 6%

October 4, 2012 - iBerkshires - 1Berkshire Open House

October 3, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Resources, Older Worker Week, upcoming Job Fair and Jobs Summit

September 28, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle front page - Berkshire Workforce Aging and Stagnant

September 28, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle Editorial - Stubborn dilemma of aging workforce

September 27, 2012 - WAMC radio - Berkshire Labor Market Trends Revealed in New Report

September 27, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Works reaches out to discouraged workers

September 25, 2012 - YNN - Berkshire Jobs Report released

September 25, 2012 - iBerkshires - BCC to receive $88K for STEM Training

September 25, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Unemployment rate drops below 6%

September 24, 2012 - WAMC radio - Berkshire Mayors Put Focus on Older Workers

September 24, 2012 - The Transcript - Older Workers Saluted - Booming workforce critical in Berkshires

September 21, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Eggs & Issues to feature Labor Market Information

September 5, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - College Internships - A great recruitment tool

September 4, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Gaming Impact on the Berkshires

August 27, 2012 - Elder Services Newsletter - The Silver Tsunami-America's Mature Workers

August 22, 2012 - The Transcript - City's Unemployment Rate Up

August 22, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Area Unemployment Rate Up

August 21, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Summer Youth Works Program: More than just a job

August 1, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Eggs & Issues to feature Berkshire Labor Market Information September 27th

August 1, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Help Make a DIfference in the Lives of Berkshire County Youth

July 27, 2012 - iBerkshires - Nuclea Summer Internship Program

July 25, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - County Jobless Rate Up Slightly

July 4, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Awards and Green Technology

June 22, 2012 - WAMC - Competition for Summer Jobs

June 20, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - County unemployment rate drops to state average

June 6, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Regional Awards & Child Labor Laws

June 6, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Jobs 4 Youth

May 23, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - County Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.1% in April

May 10, 2012 - The Transcript - Guest Colmun - Invest in Workers for Recovery

May 9, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - OP ED Investing in Workforce will lead to Speedier recovery

May 2, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Training, Employer Engagement and Green Technology

April 29, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire County economy takes baby steps in recovering

April 26, 2012 - iBerkshires - Pittsfield Career Fair See Increase in Employers

April 26, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire career fair draws hundreds

April 25, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - County Unemployment rate drops to 6%

April 6, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Unemployment Insurance Phone Staff will move

April 4, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Spring Cleaning

April 4, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Employment Services

March 29, 2012 - Good Morning Pittsfield WTBR/PCTV - Workforce Training Fund with Michael Corcoran (workforce session starts at 37:29)

March 27, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Employment Ticks Up

March 22, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - State's February Unemployment Remains at 6.9%

March 17, 2012 - MCLA Beacon - Great addition to Berkshire Community

March 17, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Culinary Opportunities

March 15, 2012 - WAMC - Berkshire Unemployment Rate Up

March 14, 2012 - Berkshire Trade and Commerce - State adds more flexibility to training grant process

March 14, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Local Jobless Rate Climbs

March 13, 2012 - Your News Now - Berkshire County Employment numbers show need to build strong workforce

March 7, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Find your Pot of Gold Training Grant or Lucky Job Opportunity

March 6, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - At Pittsfield job club, unemployed are not alone

March 3, 2012 - NY Times - Where the jobs are, the training might not be

March 3, 2012 - Boston Globe - Putting College Degress to Work

February 23, 2012 - WAMC - YouthWorks Program Shows Success

February 17, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Forecast: Great television for BART student

February 3, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Students shadow police, reporters and others on career day

February 2, 2012 - The Transcript - Job Shadow Pictures 2012

February 1, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - 2012 Workforce Predictions

January 25, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Governor Proposed Community College Reform

January 25, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Unemployment Rates Slightly Up

January 24, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - Strengths, pitfalls of community college reform

January 19, 2012 - Berkshire Eagle - 1Berkshire, Affiliates to Have Same Home

January 14, 2012 -Berkshire Eagle - Healthcare local, state hiring outlook bright

January 12, 2012 - The Transcript - 8th grade Career Fair

January 4, 2012 - Berkshire Business News - Make 2012 the Year You Utlize Workforce Resources

December, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - The Changing Face of Business in the Berkshires

November 24, 2011 - WAMC radio - Berkshire County's jobless rate drops

November 23, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Tops on job growth

November 11, 2011 - The Transcript - Unemployment Rate Drops for Year

November 3, 2011 - Berkshire Compact: Reach Out for Education! Television Show - Internships and Service Learning

November 2, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Honoring Our Veterans

November 2, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Retail Numbers

October 26, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless rate jumps

October 21, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless rate losest since Jan 2009

October 7, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Job Lines Still Long - Job Fair

October 5, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Resources

September 28, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Community College Lands $785K grant to help job seekers

September 21, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Unemployment Sinks

September 20, 2011 - The Transcript - Older Worker Week

September 20, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Workforce Aging

September 7, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Celebrate All Workers This Labor Day

August 25, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Pittsfield Labor Market Grows by 5%

August 3, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Summer Youth Programs

August 3, 2011 - iBerkshires - Berkshire Works sets Northern Berkshire Hours

August 2, 2011 - The Transcript - Berkshire Works sets Hours

July 27, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless Rate at 7.3%

July 6, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Middle Skills-Meeting the demands of the 21st century

June 25, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - BCREB Annual Meeting

June 21, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle/Transcript - Op Ed Summer Jobs for Teens Matter

June 7, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - United Way programs dispense $1.6M

June 6, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - NA Employment Office to Consolidate

June 6, 2011 - iBerkshires - North Adams Employment Office Closes

June 6, 2011 - The Transcript - Berkshire Works streamlines services

June 1, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Annual Workforce Awards/Make a Difference to Youth this summer

May 31, 2011 - iBerkshires - GDAIS Officials hit 108 job milestone

May 25, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless rate down nearly 1 point

May 18, 2011 - WAMC - New Report Shows Summer Jobs Scarce for Teenagers

May 17, 2011 - iBerkshires - State labor department reports data breach

May 11, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - $41K for youth summer job program

May 7, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle & Transcript - Barrett to Lead Jobs Agency

May 5, 2011 - iBerkshires - Barrett Appointed as Interim for Berkshire Works

May 4, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Development Resources

May 4, 2011 -  iBerkshires - Inaugural Youth Leadership Program Graduates 25

April 20, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - County Employment Numbers Drop

April 20, 2011 - The Transcript - Unemployment Numbers Drop for Second Straight Month

April 18, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Chamber Program grooms leaders

April 15, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Career Fair Draws Hundreds

April 15, 2011 - iBerkshires - Berkshire Career Fair

April 12, 2011 - YNN News - Bay State Boosts Vocational Schools

April 11, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - BCREB Tackles Youth Employment

April 9, 2011 - The Transcript - Jobs 4 Youth Campaign

April 6, 2011 - Berkshire Business News - Workforce Spring Cleaning

April 4, 2011 - WAMC - Berkshires to Become Bioinformatics center

March 31, 2011 - The Transcript - Keep Berkshire County Working

March 30, 2011 - iBerkshires - Op Ed Keep County Working with WIA

March 31, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Op Ed Keep County Working with WIA programs

March 30, 2011- iBerkshires - Jobless rate continues to drop

March 30, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - Unemployment Rate Improves

March 30, 2011 - The Transcript - Governor Upbeat on Job Growth

March 29, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - County employment drops

March 28, 2011 - iBerkshires - BCC's New Lab to Train Green-Energy Workers

March 27, 2011 - Berkshire Eagle - County's Largest Employers part of Diverse Economy

March 24, 2011 - WAMC - Workforce Funding in Jeapardy

 

 

 

 

 

 

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