Workforce Alliance doubled the number of people it placed in jobs last year, and new board Chairman Jamie Titcomb said the agency’s primary goal is to put people back to work.
Cuts in funding and new federal guidelines requiring 50 percent of funding to be spent on training programs have made the mission more difficult. The agency, which is contracted with the state to serve workers and employers in Palm Beach County, in the past year cut personnel, closed its downtown West Palm Beach administrative offices and shrank its career center in Boca Raton.
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