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In the News

July 28, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - June Employment numbers show boost in Tourism

July 26, 2016 - New England Public Radio - Improvement seen in employment figures

July 18, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Northern Berkshire Economic Summit

July 17, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle Business Outlook - Perfect time to invest in training

July 12, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Pilot Program: BCC, MCLA co-launch summer dual enrollment program

July 2, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - $197 in Training Grants Awarded

July 1, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - MCLA, BCC & BCREB aiding transition to college

June 27, 2016 - iBerkshires.com - Technical Training Program Students Receive Certificate of Completion

June 26, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle Column - Staying Productive when it gets warm

June 25, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Newsmaker, Heather Boulger, BCREB

June 24, 2016 - EOLWD - Bake-Polito Admin Awards $8.5M in Workforce Training (4 Berkshire Companies receive $197,475

June 10, 2016 - BCREB Press Release - Annual Meeting, Awards & FY17 Officers

June 6, 2016 - iBerkshires - Middle School Science Fair

June 6, 2016 - iBerkshires - Youth Works

June 2016 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce - Jobs4Youth Initiative - Expansion of summer employment program rquires support from business community

May 9, 2016 - WAMC - North Adams Launches Youth Summer Jobs Campaign

May 6, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Employers sought for North Adams Summer Jobs Program

April 10, 2016 - PCTV - Berkshire Compact  "Reach Out For Education" Show - Workforce Development Resources

March 30, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Employment rate drops but still full point higher than state

March 25, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle Column - In the Job Market - Spring Clean your Career

March 22, 2016 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce - BCREB Presents Workforce Awards

March 16, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - January Employment Figures

March 13, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle Business Outlook - BCREB, BerkshireWorks help job seekers

March 13, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle Business Outlook - New Collaborative Business Model

February 21, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Workforce Resources

February 10, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Training Grant to develop skilled manufacturing workforce

February 10, 2016 - iBerkshires - Grant provides workforce training in North Adams and Pittsfield

February 4, 2016 - Pittsfield Community Television Show - Advanced Manufacturing in the Berkshires

January 27, 2016 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce February Edition - Announcement of Manufacturing Grant

January 17, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle Column - Looking for Jobs? They're Out There

January 8, 2016 - New England Public Radio - Macys to close several New England Stores

January 8, 2016 - Berkshire Eagle - Macys at BerkshireMall to close

January 6, 2016 - iBerkshires - Macys to close

December 21, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Secretary Walker visits BerkshireWorks

December 17, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Works Management to change

December 14, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Bianchi: Grant is 'Game Changer' to help young men bypass violence, gangs

December 8, 2015 - TimeWarner Cable - Berkshires receive $138K Advanced Manufacturing Grant

December 8, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Learning How to Build 'Credit For Life'

December 3, 2015 - Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development - Baker-Polito Administration Announces Advanced Manufacturing Training Grant Awards

December 2, 2015 - iBerkshires - SABIC leavin, PPDC Center staying for now

November 25, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire unemployment rate ticks up to 5%

November 21, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire County Tourism is Booming

November 2, 2015 - iBerkshires - Adams could have future in Manufacturing

October 22, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Pittsfield gets $15K to help end poverty

October 9, 2015 - iBerkshires - Northern Berkshire Coalition Focuses on Job Training, Unemployment

October 8, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - SABIC to close Pittsfield site

October 8, 2015 - iBerkshires - SABIC to move to Houston

October 1, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Strong interest from job-seekers, employers at BerkshireWorks' Job Fair

September 30, 2015 - iBerkshires - BerkshireWorks hosts Job Fair

September 23, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Jobless rate declines to 7-year low in August

September 22, 2015 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce - 2015 Youth Works

September 22, 2015, Berkshire Trade & Commerce - Berkshire Leadership Program celebrates Class of 2015 for 27 professionals

September 18, 2015 - iBerkshires - Mayors to Honor Older Workers

September 17, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - Youth Works, Employ Older Worker Week, Women in Business

September 17, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Congratulations to the Berkshire Innovation Center receives $40K for internships

September 13, 2015 - iBerkshires - Rapid Response resources assisting Colonial Anodizing

September 1, 2015 - Berkshire Senior (Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc.) Older Worker Week & the suddenly hot job market for mature workers

August 25, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Teens honored for hard work

August 21, 2015 - iberkshires - 46 Honored For Completing Youth Works Summer Program

July 23, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Kids give their brains a workout at science camp (BCREB provides Teacher Externships)

July 22, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Overall picture improving, despite uptick in unemployment rate

July 16, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - Creating Healthier Workplaces & BCREB Overview

July 16, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - Congratulations to the BLP Class of 2015 (BCREB helps to support this Berkshire Chamber program)

July 16, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - Central Station - A marketplace of ideas

July 1, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire County Nonprofits Prove Resilient (BCREB supported this important study)

July 1, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Mentoring helps youths make healthy decisions (BCREB participates on the Community Connections Task Force)

June 23, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - BCREB Seeking Employers for Jobs4Youth Campaign

June 21, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - BCREB Elects officers

May 27, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire County Unemployment drops whole point in April

May 20, 2015 - iBerkshires.com - McCann Electricity Students Get Crash Course in Solar

May 19, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - LMI quiz...how well do you know the Berkhsire County labor market?  Healthcare Training Grant Awardees

May 19, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - Mt. Grelock College & Career Readiness

April 21, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Jobless Rate Continues to decline

April 16, 2015 - Wall Street Journal - Why Teens Cannot Find Jobs

April 13, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - MA Education Leaders See Lack of Readiness as Threat to Economy

April 5, 2015 - PCTV - Berkshire Compact Reach Out! For Education: The BCREB Youth Council Supports College & Career Readiness

March 25, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Pittsfield Job losses due to seasonal hiring

March 20, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Nuclea provides shadow opportunity

March 18, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - What Matters Most? Quick glance at the most recent Workforce Needs Assessment. Find your Pot of Gold Training Opportunity!

March 18, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - BART Charter Students Creating a High School Internship program for the US Navy

March 15, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Robotics Team Challenge

March 14, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Robotics Challenge

March 13, 2015 - iBerkshires - High School Students Compete at Science Fair

March 13, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - MCLA hosts region I science fair

March 12, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Slight uptick in unemployment rate

March 12, 2015 - iBerkshires - Interprint partners with Taconic High School for Manufacturing program

March 6, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Career Fair draws hundreds

March 2, 2015 - iBerkshires - McCann demonstrates Robotics

February 26, 2015- Berkshire Eagle - BCREB/BerkshireWorks to host Workforce Training Fund overview session

February 18, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - Small Business, Big Impact!; 2015 Workplace Trends; Workforce Training Fund Session; Lenox High School Career Readiness

February 12, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - BART sets science fair

February 11, 2015 - Berkshire Eagle - Science & Innovation Fair for Pittsfield Public Schools

February 6, 2015 - Boston Globe - Teens Rally for Jobs

February 6, 2015 - WAMC - Secured Jobs Program helps homeless

February 6, 2015 - Greenfield - Training Program helps homeless

February 6, 2015 - Springfield Republican - Program turns homeless to self sufficient

February 6, 2015 - Channel 22 News - Secure Jobs program applauded at HCC

February 6, 2015 - Channel 40 News - Western MA Secure Jobs program nationally recognized

January 21, 2015 - Berkshire Business News - BCREB & Rep Pignatelli prsent Awards to Mt. Everett student and guidance counselor; Ground Hog Job Shadow Day

December 24, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - County outlook is still bright - Berkshire employment figures

December 2, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Holiday Workplace Street, National Retail Federation numbers; Mt. Everett High School's career readiness

November 26, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Berkshire Unemployment Rate lowest in six years

November 21, 2014 - Berkshire Eagle - Students get taste of technology at Berkshire STEM Career Fair

November 14, 2014 -- AIM Blog- Where are the workers for the new economy?

November 4, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Veterans Opportunities; College & Career Readiness Programs; & Be Thankful for the little Things

November 1, 2014 - Berkshire Trade & Commerce - Virtual Job Fair

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

September 3, 2014 - Berkshire Business News - Adult Literacy Programs and Back to School Statistics

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

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