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Next weekly job fair to be March 29 at Workforce Center

Next weekly job fair to be March 29 at Workforce Center

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

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April Mobile Workshop Center schedule released

April Mobile Workshop Center schedule released

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s April schedule, with stops in six communities.

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WCWC releases April workshop schedule

WCWC releases April workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County April schedule, which includes workshops offered by the Workforce Services Division of Will County, Illinois Department of Employment Security and Joliet Junior College, has been released.

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Will County Adopts 2040 Plan

Will County Adopts 2040 Plan

Long Range Transportation Plan identifies multimodal priorities

     At the March meeting of the Will County Board, members voted to adopt the Long Range Transportation Plan known as Will Connects 2040. This plan will be a blueprint to transform the county’s transportation plan over the next 25 years.

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Next weekly job fair to be March 23 at Workforce Center

Next weekly job fair to be March 23 at Workforce Center

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

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Will County chooses new Director of Transportation

Will County chooses new Director of Transportation

At the February meeting of the Will County Board, longtime employee Jeff Ronaldson was named Director of Transportation, replacing Bruce Gould who retired after 40 years of service to the county.

Ronaldson has spent his entire career with the Will County Division of Transportation, joining the county upon graduation from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in June 1997. Ronaldson worked directly under Gould for more than 19 years where he learned firsthand how to manage the county’s growing highway department. 

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City, County agree to open Chicago Street

City, County agree to open Chicago Street

Negotiations between leaders further Joliet’s development

Officials from the Will County Executive, Will County Board and the City of Joliet have announced that after years of being closed between Washington and Jefferson streets, Chicago Street will open to the public as part of a larger property exchange between the county and city. The agreement will benefit Joliet’s downtown redevelopment plans, the county, and the general public.

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Next weekly job fair to be March 15 at Workforce Center

Next weekly job fair to be March 15 at Workforce Center

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

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SAVE THE DATE 2017 Hero Helps Community Summit April 21, 2017

SAVE THE DATE 2017 Hero Helps Community Summit April 21, 2017

          The 2017 Hero Helps Community Summit will shine a light on several counties that are implementing innovative strategies to battle the heroin epidemic and drive down the abuse of opioids in their communities.

           This year’s summit is slated for Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps Drive in Romeoville.

 

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Workforce Center of Will County announces March 10 job fair

Workforce Center of Will County announces March 10 job fair

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair hosted by the Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 10, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

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