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Foothill WIB

Meet Michael

Workforce Challenge

Michael was a senior worker who had been employed as a machinist with the same company for over 20 years. When he was laid off, he had tremendous difficulty finding a new job. He lacked the updated machinist skills necessary to compete for jobs.

Workforce Solution

Michael was referred to the Foothill WIB's website to find a training program that help him gain required skills for his field. He chose training in computerized numerical controls (CNC) and enrolled in the class. NEG and WIA funds covered the cost of training.

Outcomes & Benefits

Michael graduated at the top of his class and was hired as a CNC Machinist. He is now once again able to provide for his family and he continues to learn new skills to assist him in retaining employment.

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