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Employer Services and Information

The City of Duluth, Duluth Workforce Development, has been serving the Duluth, Minnesota community since 1986, with quality employment services. We specialize in providing individualized services to program participants and employers alike.

Browse our Web site for more information about the City of Duluth, Duluth Workforce Development  - Employer Services. If you have any questions or would like to speak with a City of Duluth, Duluth Workforce Development representative regarding our programs or services, please e-mail us or call us at 218-730-5770.

Below you will find short descriptions of the programs offered through Duluth Workforce Development, and the employer services available for each of those programs.  More specific information will be found in the program-specific areas of the site.

Requests for information on a specific program should be directed to that program.  The “Contact Us” page lists contact information for each of our program staff, or you can click here

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If at anytime, while you are browsing through our services section, you have a question related to any of our services don't hesitate to call us or send us an email. .

Click here to go to the YES Duluth Employers Area of the web site.

Click here if you are a Y.E.S. Duluth employer and need time sheets.

Connections to Employers

Individuals who want to obtain work experience opportunities with local employers to start building a solid work ethic for the future, at the same time getting training from employers.

Employers with Job Training Opportunities

Employers with job training opportunities can fill out a Request form through the web site if they have jobs they wish to use to train a younger worker.

DWD Career Programs

Our program assists job seekers by working with businesses interested in providing a work experience or hiring through our on the job training program.  For participating employers there are wage subsidies available.  We can also assist by providing funding for tools, supplies or work clothing an eligible new hire might need prior to starting a new position.  For more information see the Contact Us page.

Employers who wish to hire individuals who have been trained through DWD Career Programs may contact us by going to the Contact Us page via the navigation button bar menu to the left, or visiting the employment program web site by clicking here.

Dislocated Worker Program

Are you having a hard time filling your open positions?  Contact us.  We may be able to help.  We train dislocated workers and have a pool of candidtates already trained and ready for their next job.

We can also help a potential candidate gain certification if that is the only reason they cannot get hired.  They must be a dislocated worker for us to help.

Senior Employment Program

If you are a non-profit organization, government agency, library, hospital, senior center or other local organization who wants to be a host agency for the Senior Employment Program, we would like to talk with you.  If you are looking for qualified older workers who may be candidates for employment, the Senior Employment Program has a pool if trained candidates.  Click here to go to the Senior Employment Program information page.

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