Back to Work: Opportunities in manufacturing, health care, and tech

These are among this week’s opportunities as we check out what’s happening in the workforce around the country

WorkingNation is always scouting for workforce opportunities to help people get back on the job. Take a look at our latest finds.

From Arkansas: KTLO reports the expansion in Ash Flat of a facility that manufactures specialty tools will result in 285 new jobs over the next four years – adding to the current workforce of 150.

From Hawaii: Hawaii News Now reports University of Hawaii Community Colleges are offering cost-free job training and certifications in areas including health care and tech.

From Maine: Courier Gazette reports Fedcap Inc. is launching across the state of Maine – Veterans Forward – an initiative that  supports veterans, service members, and their families with a range of services including job training.

From U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Thomas Source reports there are plans to reopen or repurpose St. Croix’s oil refinery next year as officials push for more information regarding what will be retained of the previous owner’s initiatives for scholarships and job training.

From Washington, D.C.: WTOP reports the city has 1,000 jobs to fill across 20 different agencies.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.

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