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Skilled trades union to build $30 million training facility in Detroit

The state’s largest skilled trades union intends to consolidate its metro Detroit operations in a new $30 million facility on Detroit’s west side that would offer free training. The [...]

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Detroiters get lift on building careers in growing industries

Following the death of a loved one last year, Marquise Carter decided he wanted more for his life, including steady employment. “It really impacted me to want to change my life for the better,” [...]

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Walker-Miller Energy Services Opens 31,000 Sq. Ft. Headquarters in Detroit

DETROIT, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Walker Miller Energy Services, an African-American, woman-owned company dedicated to changing lives through energy waste reduction, today [...]

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LinkedIn shows off its new space in Detroit’s downtown

Detroit — LinkedIn opened the doors of its new permanent regional home on Woodward to visitors Wednesday, among the latest businesses to locate in the downtown Detroit corridor. Officials and [...]

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Detroiters to get first dibs at new Fiat Chrysler jobs

Detroit — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles pledged to give Detroiters a first chance at jobs at the upgraded Jefferson North Assembly Plant and expanded Mack Avenue Engine Complex as a part of [...]

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Jeep deal now a done deal with 5,000 jobs and $2.5 billion investment on the way

Fiat Chrysler’s new Jeep factory on Detroit’s east side is now a done deal. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced at a late Friday afternoon news conference that agreement has been [...]

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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, [...]