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Workforce Development "On Track" to Create Job Opportunities

The Department of Human Resources is hoping for the first session of call center training to get underway at the start of the new year, while the second class for the School of Culinary Arts began two months ago.

American Samoa wants to train about 1,500 participants under the Call Center Training Facility project, which was awarded in July this year to California-based American Pacific Resources Inc. for $1.59 million, but the following month it was challenged by Honolulu-based American Samoa Services Associates Corporation (ASSAC), whose bid was $5 million...

New Work Experience Program Funded by NEG

Some 500 participants of the American Samoa National Emergency Grant (NEG) program are eligible to be employed in either the public or private sector or a non-profit group under a new NEG program called the NEG Work Experience Internship. The NEG program is administered locally by the Department of Human Resources (DHR).

30 American Samoa Workers Arrive

GUAM welcomed 30 American Samoa workers over the weekend for a six-month construction training program under a regional workforce training partnership.

American Samoa Workers Complete Job Training On Guam

HAGÅTÑA, Guam (Pacific Daily News, May 27, 2012) – Thirty American Samoans graduated yesterday after completing three months of job skills training on Guam. The group was displaced when a 2009 tsunami caused the closure of two American Samoa tuna canning plants.

The American Samoans came to Guam to learn the construction trade, and some of them hope to land jobs here...


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