Our Annual Report is now available

December 13, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Everything you ever wanted to know about Charlotte Works’ clients and activities in the program year that ended June 30, 2013, is available at your virtual fingertips: PY12-13 Annual Report Final – HiRes. The look back at the first year of operation as “Charlotte Works” in the Employer Engagement Center includes client profiles, event and program […]

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Charlotte Works is out and about

November 15, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

It’s been a busy few weeks for Charlotte Works! We’ve travelled near and far to share stories about our success with local and state elected officials and national policymakers: On October 28, president and CEO Steve Partridge attended the Charlotte City Council’s dinner meeting to educate council members about our work. He shared information about […]

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Charlotte Works’ president & CEO testifies for WIA reauthorization

July 14, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Steve Partridge, president & CEO, testified at a full hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (H.E.L.P.) on June 20. The hearing, titled “Developing a Skilled Workforce for a Competitive Economy: Reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act,” explored bi-partisan reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Partridge noted that local workforce […]

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Media coverage heats up

June 9, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works has been in the media several times in the last couple of weeks: President & CEO Steve Partridge was a panelist on Charlotte Talks on Charlotte’s NPR station, WFAE-FM 90.7 on June 7. He served on a panel that discussed long-term unemployment. Other guests included Senator Kay Hagan and Charlotte Works’ client Nancy […]

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Board members, staff make Raleigh visits

May 2, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

On April 25, Charlotte Works board member Phil Paustian, director human resources product supply for Chiquita Brands, and Laura Morrow-Fox, AVP, workforce planning and strategy for Carolinas HealthCare System (representing board member Larry Wilson) traveled to North Carolina’s legislative complex in Raleigh to visit members of Mecklenburg County’s delegation. They were joined by Craig Cole, […]

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