CHEYENNE – Governor Matt Mead has issued a proclamation declaring June as “Workforce Development Month” in the State of Wyoming. The proclamation recognizes the importance of partnerships in job training, education and other workforce development services in strengthening the state’s economy.
“A strong and competitive workforce is critical to Wyoming’s economic vitality,” Governor Mead said. “Our state workforce partners are dedicated to meeting the needs of Wyoming businesses and connecting Wyoming’s workers with employment. This proclamation recognizes these vital efforts and reaffirms our commitment to supporting Wyoming’s job creators and workforce.”
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services will be hosting events throughout the state during month of June. Workforce Development month will culminate with the 2013 Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit. The Summit will be held June 25-26 at Western Community College in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
“The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and our partners recognize the importance of preparing our workforce to meet the demands of today’s globally competitive economy,” said Director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Joan Evans. “We stand ready to continue to support Wyoming’s employers, workforce and job seekers.”
For more information about Workforce Development month events being held thorough the state, visit www.wyomingworkforce.org.