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  • Proud to partner on Job Opportunties Awareness Day!

    Jul 31, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    3RWIB's Pittsburgh Works initiative was proud to be a part of the inaugural "Job Opportunities Awareness Day" Job and Resource Fair hosted by Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, PA CareerLink® Pittsburgh/Allegheny County and PNC. More than 400 job seekers attended this first-of-its-kind event. Click to read more and for video!

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  • 3RWIB Announces Quick Train for Jobs funding

    Jul 28, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    3RWIB, through its key initiative Pittsburgh Works, is pleased to announce its Quick Train for Jobs New Destinations funding for 2015.

    Through a Request for Proposal, 3RWIB seeks to fund effective business-driven training programs that prepare and place job seekers in in-demand jobs. We expect to fund 3-5 proposals ($25,000-$50,000 each). Click to learn more and for the Request for Proposals.

    Questions received prior to Aug. 24 will be posted here.

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  • Petitions sought for High-Priority Occupations

    Jun 4, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    The PA Department of Labor and Industry has released both the statewide and regional DRAFT 2015 statewide High Priority Occupation (HPO) lists, which are used to determine the availability of funding for training programs in workforce development and education. An HPO is a job category that is in demand by employers, has higher skill needs, and is likely to provide family sustaining wages.

    This year several occupations have been removed from "Three Rivers" regional HPO list and we need your assistance to ensure that our students and job seekers can attend the training programs needed to match employer demand throughout Allegheny County.

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  • 3RWIB joins effort to study workforce diversity in SWPA

    Mar 5, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board is proud to be a part of this special report, led by Vibrant Pittsburgh and PittsburghTODAY, highlighting how the southwestern Pennsylvania workforce lacks diversity, posing a major challenge for the region.

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  • Jerome Bettis joins 3RWIB, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County in the push to provide summer jobs to many in 2015

    Feb 26, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    NFL Hall of Fame player Jerome Bettis joins 3RWIB, the city and the county in the push to fund summer jobs for young people in the region. Click here to watch video from the Feb. 25, 2015, press conference announcing the Summer Learn and Earn initiative.

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  • Request for Proposals, In-School and Out-of-School Youth Services

    Jan 20, 2015 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) has amended the Request for Proposals (RFP) for In-School and Out-of-School Youth Services released on January 20, 2015, to include an additional program model for out-of-school youth. This program will operate within a proposed Youth Center currently sought by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS). More information about the center can be found at Allegheny County DHS website. This addendum also corrects and supplants the performance measures section from the original RFP. Click here for more information.

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  • 3RiversWIB ... It's about innovation!

    Nov 25, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    3RiversWIB leads the public workforce system for the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, connecting job seekers to careers and employers to talent, to create a thriving workforce and an economically viable region.

    3RWIB is a key partner in the nationally lauded New App for Making it in America, recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as one of the most innovative initiatives for both employers and jobseekers.
    This is the story of how innovation is making a difference for some of the region's job seekers.

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  • Empowering Today’s Economy by Training Tomorrow’s Workforce

    Nov 20, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    At 3RWIB, we are passionate about investing in the region's workforce and being responsive to the needs of businesses.

    This blog post - recently published by the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Labor - affirms what we know here in the Pittsburgh region: investing in our workers is an investment in our region's continued economic vitality. 

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