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America Works and Representative David Bowen Host One of the Largest Employment Events of the Year

Event to Draw More than 100 Transportation Industry Employers and Thousands of Job Seekers

America Works, a national workforce development company, and Representative David Bowen along with more than one hundred local employers will come together to host one of the largest transportation employment events within the city.

The event is free and open to all job seekers who are interested in employment in the transportation industry. Local employers include Enterprise Holdings, Pepsico, United States Postal Service, Roehl Transport Inc. and UPS among many others, which will offer hundreds of open positions.

Who: State Representative Bowen, who is a member of the Transportation Committee, Earl Bufford of the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, Dr. Vicki Martin, the President of Milwaukee Area Technical College, America Works Director Carlyle Outten, local employers and community leaders

What: Employment event and press conference with opportunities for interviews with employers, job seekers, elected officials and community leaders

When: March 30, 2016; Event will begin at 10:00AM with a panel discussion; Press Conference at 12:00PM

Where: North Division High School located at 1011 W. Center Street

A number of service providers will also be present to help individuals during the job-hunting process. For example, insurance companies will be on hand to speak to the requirements to be successfully insured before obtaining a job, along with other vendors which assist with paying fines and cleaning driving records among other services. Professional attire specialists will offer free consultations, licensing specialists, child-care providers and many others will offer information intended to help individuals return to the workforce.

America Works of Wisconsin, Inc.

Since 1984, America Works has moved more than 500,000 hard-to-place individuals into the workforce, including military veterans, long-term welfare and food stamp recipients, former criminal offenders, people who are homeless and living in shelters, youths aging out of foster care, non-custodial parents, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people receiving Social Security Insurance/Social Security Disability Insurance.

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