NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – More than a million dollars is helping fund additional job training in New Mexico. The Job Training Incentive Program Board approved training funds for 190 trainees at seven companies for $1.3 million.
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The companies that will receive some of the funding are in sectors like cybersecurity, automotive assembly, cloud-based software and service support. Salaries range from $14 to over $56 per hour.
The seven companies include:
- Cyber Security Works LLC
- Heritage Driven LLC
- Lancs Industires Inc
- Milkweed & Monarch LLC
- nQ Zebraworks Inc.
- Systems Integrtions Inc.
- UbiQD Inc.
“The JTIP is a perfect example of programs that fulfill our agency’s mission. By helping companies pay for new employee training and supporting jobs in a wide variety of industries, JTIP is a strong tool to keep jobs in our state and create a more diversified and resilient economic base,” Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said in a news release.
Altogether, the seven companies are eligible to receive a total of $1,605,367 in JTIP reimbursements.