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Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment BoardOUR VISION
Employers and others in the region have a
forum in which to study and design policies
for increased employment and economic growth.


Merrimack Valley WIB

The Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board is composed of knowledgeable and influential business and community leaders who are appointed by the Mayor of Lawrence on behalf of the fifteen communities that make up the region.

The board serves as the oversight and policy-making body for federally funded employment and training services in the region. The board also has the broader role of addressing critical labor market issues and developing strategic partnerships with local leaders in economic development, the K-12 and higher education system, government agencies, chambers of commerce, community-based and labor organizations.

MVWIB Unemployment Charts

MVWIB Unemployment Charts
for October 2017

Upcoming Meetings

MVWIB FY18 Meeting Dates

Youth Committee Meeting
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 11:30am
MVWIB Conference Room
Click here to download the agenda

Planning/Career Center Committee Meeting
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 8:00am
MVWIB Conference Room
Click here to download the agenda


Merrimack Valley Local Plan Package

Please submit comments or questions to: PolicyQA@Massmail.State.MA.US. Please place “MA Local 4-Year Plan” in the subject line.


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FREE CNC Training
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Learn, Train, Work, Succeed
Free CDL & Hoisting 2A Training!

Skills Training for Transportation
Equipment Operation

Are you interested in a training program that will give you the tools, licenses and connections to find
a job driving box trucks (like delivery, haulers and dump trucks) and heavy equipment?

How: Sign Up for an Information Session to learn more about this FREE 5 week CDL Training!

Where: MVWIB Office, 255 Essex Street,
Lawrence, MA 4th floor

When: Last Cycle is the end of December 2017

Call or Text: Matthias Bohler at 978.835.1493 to learn more or to sign up for an upcoming information session.


From left to right: Rosalin Acosta, Secretary of Labor & Workforce Development; Lane Glenn, NECC President; Maureen Lynch, Whittier Reg. Voc. High School Superintendent; Charlie Baker, Governonr of Massachusetts.

All current or former members of the MVWIB but Governor Baker, who is our leader. The photograph was taken at the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Manufacturing Suite Opening at Whittier Regional Vocational High School.



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