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$10 million renovation of Breithaupt tech school in Detroit completed

A $10 million renovation of Breithaupt Career Technical Center on Detroit’s west side has been completed. The project was announced nearly two years ago and is part of an effort to recharge [...]

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Report: Michigan adds 4,800 clean energy jobs in 2018; 9% growth projected

Michigan leads the Midwest in clean energy sector jobs, adding 4,800 jobs in 2018 — a 4 percent jump from the previous year — for a total of 126,081, with experts projecting 9 percent growth in [...]

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Detroit school gets $10M investment for career training

Detroit — Faith Fizer and her school have undergone a transformation together. The cosmetology student at Breithaupt Career Tech Center said when she arrived three years ago, the hallways were [...]

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Detroit food industry comes together for jobs training program

Four giants of the Detroit food industry have joined together for a new jobs training program that provides a career pathway into the food and agriculture trades. Eastern Market Corporation, [...]

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Waymo to build self-driving cars in Detroit factory; will need 100-400 workers

Waymo will build self-driving vehicles in Detroit. The company, once known as Google’s self-driving car project and now a leader in the push to develop autonomous vehicles, had previously [...]

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Detroit nonprofits awarded $510,000 for employment programs

Grant stems from $10 million effort, spanning three years, led by Citi Foundation and LISC Funding will go toward expanding support for unemployed Detroit residents Three Detroit-based nonprofits [...]

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Autism Alliance of Michigan ramps up focus on living options, jobs for adults

When Belle Meador finished her last year of high school without a diploma, local career technical education programs weren’t an option. Her parents, Peggy and David Meador, vice chairman [...]

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Ascension hospitals receive grant for job training, retention program

Ascension hospitals in southeast Michigan will be part of a new partnership aimed at offering better support to health care workers. The program, called Transformational Healthcare Readiness [...]

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Detroit Carpentry Apprentice School offers hard workers the chance to be paid to learn

DETROIT (FOX 2) – Detroit Carpentry Apprentice School is looking for its next group of men and women who want to build a solid foundation for themselves. “If you’re a hard [...]

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Detroit to host construction job fair for residents

Detroit — The city will hold a job fair Wednesday to help local construction companies find Detroit workers as the spring construction season gets underway. More than two dozen construction and [...]