Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Workforce Investment Board is encouraging local employers to seek assistance for worker training through state funding being made available for a limited time.Executive Director Alice Savino says the state is providing funding for Unemployed Worker Skills Training, along with two programs for businesses wanting to upgrade the skills of existing employees.

WIB will provide assistance to employers who need help completing the application process.

For more information, you can contact the Working Solutions Centers in Utica, Rome, Herkimer or Oneida.