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Updated 01/08/2024

January 2024 News

1/7/2024 – Students in Health Care Training May Be Eligible for Free Tuition If They Plan to Work in Rural County

November 2023 News

11/13/2023 – Fox Valley Workforce Development Board Holds Job Fair for UWO Employees

October 2023 News

10/31/2023 – FVWDB Preparing a Private Job Fair for UWO Layoffs

September 2023 News

9/12/2023 – NBC26 Features the Oshkosh Area Job Fair

9/8/2023 – Oshkosh Area Job Fair and Food Truck Rally Featured on WTAQ Radio

9/7/2023 – Oshkosh Area Job Fair Featured on Fox 11’s “Living with Amy”

9/5/2023 – Oshkosh Area Job Fair and Food Truck Rally Held September 12 at Sunnyview

August 2023 News

8/31/2023 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Elects New Officers
   See 2023–2024 Officers

8/08/2023 – September 12 Oshkosh Job Fair to Feature Food Truck Rally

June 2023 News

6/30/2023 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Update on Aramark, Ariens, Elkay and Xperience Fitness Layoffs

6/26/2023 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Wins a NEW North Microgrant to Promote Ethnic Businesses

6/21/2023 – ‘Blessing in Disguise:’ Brillion Hosts Job Fair Following Ariens Layoffs

6/20/2023 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Hosts Private Job Fair for Ariens Workers

6/14/2023 – Bobbi Miller of Fox Valley Workforce Board Speaks on AriensCo Private Job Fair

6/7/2023 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Leads AriensCo Layoff Rapid Response

6/6/2023 – AriensCo Laying Off Workers; FVWDB Assists Terminated Employees

April 2023 News

4/19/2023 – Fox Valley Workforce Board CEO Featured With Wisconsin Lt. Governor; Workforce Secretary

4/12/2023 – FVWDB’s Pathways Home Client Featured in US Department of Labor’s Second Chance News

4/04/2023 – Fond du Lac Job Fair Planned for April 5

March 2023 News

3/16/2023 – Fox Cities Employment Fair Highlighted on WLUK’s “Living With Amy”

3/10/2023 – March 21 Fox Cities Employment Fair Held at Exhibition Center

October 2022 News

10/10/2022 – Oshkosh Job Fair Highlighted on WLUK’s “Living With Amy”

10/10/2022 – Oshkosh Job Fair Highlighted on WLUK’s Fox 11

10/06/2022 – Oshkosh Job Fair Welcomes All Job Seekers to Arena on October 12

10/01/2022 – Local and Regional WIOA Plans Now Seeking Public Comment

August 2022 News

8/2/2022 - Fox Valley Workforce Board to Lead Neenah Foundry Layoffs Rapid Response

June 2022 News

6/11/2022 – Mini Job Fair To Be Held June 21 at FVTC Campus in Waupaca

May 2022 News

5/1/2022 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Highlighted in Apricity Annual Report

April 2022 News

4/25/2022 – Grant Assists Those in Recovery and Families Impact By Substance Misuse

4/04/2022 - 2022 Fond du Lac Job April 13 at Expo Center

March 2022 News

3/24/2022  Fox Valley Workforce Development Board Holds Fox Cities Job Fair

·         Fox 11 News Visits the Job Fair  

·         KFIZ Radio Job Fair Preview

·         WFRV 5 and Foremost Farms  

·         WFRV and Business Services Expert Bobbi Miller 

·         WFRV and Business Services Expert Bobbi Miller Part 2    

·         WFRV and Neenah Mayor Dean R Kaufert  

·    WHBY Radio Promotes Fox Cities Job Fair


3/14/2022  Fox Cities Job Fair Welcomes All Job Seekers on March 24 at Expo Center

3/4/2022  Fox Valley Workforce Board Reduces Transportation Issues for Those in Job Training Programs

December 2021 News

12/21/2021  Fox Valley Workforce Board Leads Rapid Response Effort at Ripon Smucker Plant

November 2021 News

11/15/2021  Fox Valley Workforce Board Receives Part of Gov. Evers’ $20 Million Workforce Grant

October 2021 News

10/23/2021  There May Be a Labor Shortage, but a Job Search Still Isn’t Easy

10/12/2021  Employers Struggle for Talent; Oshkosh Job Fair Brings in Job Seekers

10/11/2021  We’re Back Baby! Oshkosh Job Fair Tomorrow 1-4 pm

10/5/2021  October 12 Oshkosh Job fair Will Be Face to Face

10/4/2021  Fox Valley Workforce Board Training Those in Recovery

September 2021 News

9/29/2021  Oshkosh Job Fair Held in Person on October 12

July 2021 News

7/22/2021  Fox Valley Board Member Mark Westphal Quoted in USA Today Labor Shortage Article

7/15/2021  Fox Valley Workforce Board Featured  - “Not everyone is taking the extra $300 in UI benefits because they want to”

June 2021 News

FVWDB Assists in Clearwater Paper Layoffs

·         6/15/2021  WLUK TV 11

·         6/15/2021  WFRV TV 5

·         6/15/2021  Spectrum 1 News

·         6/15/2021  WTAQ Radio – 1360 AM and 97.5 FM

·         6/10/2021  Post-Crescent Newspaper

·         6/10/2021  Hometown Broadcasting - Radio

·         6/09/2021  WFRV-TV 5

·         6/08/2021  WLUK-TV 11

·         6/02/2021  WGBA-TV 26


6/8/2021  FVWDB to Assist Clearwater Paper Workers with Rapid Response

May 2021 News

5/18/2021  10 Free Truck Driving Grants Offered; Chilton Fox Valley Tech Location Added

5/11/2021  Unemployed? Be Sure to Use This Time for Retraining – Fox 11 News

5/11/2021  Do Our Unemployment Numbers Tell the Real Story – WBAY TV 26

5/10/2021  10 Free CDL Training Scholarships Offered by Workforce Board

5/6/2021  FVWDB Exec on Pandemic UI Pay: “It’s keeping people from re-entering the workforce”

5/3/2021  FVWDB Promotes Virtual Job Fair on WBAY

April 2021 News

4/30/2021  May 6 Virtual Job Fair Now Seeking Job Seekers for FREE Pre-Registration

4/26/2021  May 6 Virtual Job Fair Now Recruiting Employers

4/22/2021  FVWDB’s Drive Thru Job Featured on NBC26

4/22/2021  Oshkosh Drive Thru Job Fair Today April 22, 2021

4/20/2021  Drive Thru Job Fair Held April 22 in Oshkosh

4/12/2021  Fox Cities Job Center in Menasha Re-Opens to In-Person Visits by Appointment

March 2021 News

03/30/2021  Drive Thru Job Fair in Oshkosh on April 22

03/29/2021  American Job Center in Menasha Opens for Appointments Only

February 2021 News

02/08/2021  Board’s Business Solutions Leader Featured on Moraine Park Tech Podcast

02/08/2021  Collaborate to Succeed Planned for February 25 2021

January 2021 News

01/26/2021  Waupaca Foundry Among Employers in the First Ever Click-Thru Job Fair

01/21/2021  January 27 Click-Thru Job Fair Offers Virtual Way to Hunt for Work

December 2020 News

12/21/2020  FVWDB Leader Featured in Pandemic and Restaurants News Segment

November 2020 News

11/29/2020  Hiring During a Pandemic Requires Some Creativity

October 2020 News

10/07/2020  Wisconsin’s Statewide Drive Thru Job Fair Moved the Needle on Hiring

10/02/2020  Need Tips on Hiring the Formerly Incarcerated? This October 22 session will help.

September 2020 News

09/30/2020  With the Economy Rebounding, Skilled Labor Once Again in Short Supply

09/17/2020  Drive Thru Job Fair Featured on Fox 11 News

09/17/2020  Second Round of Drive-Thru Job Fair Connecting Job Seekers with Employers

09/17/2020   Statewide Drive Thru Job Fairs Held Today; 21 Locations Across Wisconsin

09/16/2020  Second Statewide Drive Thru Job Fairs Held Tomorrow

09/16/2020  Fox Valley Workforce Board Sets Second Drive-Thru Job Fair

09/15/2020  Second Statewide Drive Thru Job Fairs Held Across NEW North        

09/15/2020  Drive-Thru Job Fairs Gaining Popularity in the Fox Valley Region

09/14/2020  Green Bay Press Gazette Promotes Thursday’s State Wide Job Fair

09/01/2020  Second Statewide Drive Thru Job Fair Held September 17 in 21 Locations; Fond du Lac and Menasha are Local Sites

 August 2020 News

08/21/2020  Nine Individuals Ready to Have a Changed Life with Apprenticeship Training

08/17/2020  FVWDB Ready to Train 9 Individuals as a Certified Pre-Apprentice Absolutely Free

08/04/2020  Letter to the Editor: Fully Fund Workforce Development 

July 2020 News

07/23/2020  Budget Cuts Hinder Local Workforce Development Boards

07/23/2020 Drive Thru Job Fair Wrap-Up        Photo 1            Photo 2        Photo 3        Photo 4

07/22/2020  FVWDB Featured in Oshkosh Herald Article on Retraining the Unemployed

07/15/2020 Statewide Drive Thru Job Fair Today July 15th 2020

07/14/2020 Drive Thru Job Fair July 15th 2020

07/07/2020  Statewide Drive Thru Job Fair Held July 15; Oshkosh Selected in Our Region

 June 2020 News

06/25/2020 Fox Valley Job Centers Reaching Unemployed Virtually

06/15/2020 – Board Opens Local Plan Up for Public Comment

May 2020 News

05/28/2020 – Laid Off Individuals Urged to Contact Their Local Job Center

05/11/2020 – Permanently Unemployed Urged to Submit Information Online


April 2020 News

04/27/2020 – Workforce Board to Employers: WARN Notices Still Required When You Layoff Workers

04/24/2020 – FVWDB Quoted in the Evolving Unemployment Process 

04/14/2020 – Workforce Board Warns of Unemployment Insurance Scams

04/1/2020 – Workforce Tracking Temporary Roles During COVID Crisis


March 2020 News

03/30/2020 – Workforce Board Tracking Temporary Jobs in Region

03/20/2020 – Who’s Still Hiring in Appleton? Ask the Fox Valley Workforce Development Board

03/20/2020 – Berlin Job Center to Close Immediately 

03/19/2020 – As COVID-19-Related Unemployment and Closures Mount the FVWDB Can Help

03/17/2020 – Fond du Lac Job Fair Postponed

03/17/2020 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Featured in Insight on Manufacturing Magazine

03/13/2020 – Two Job Centers Temporarily Close; Two Job Fairs Postponed


February 2020 News

02/25/2020 – Board Urges Manufacturers to Loosen Requirements to Find the Hires They need

02/14/2020 – Board Receives Second Grant to Serve Workers Laid Off from Retail

02/07/2020 – Fox Valley Workforce Development Board Featured in Time Magazine Article on Retail Layoffs


January 2020 News

01/27/2020 - Fox Valley Workforce Development Board Using Grant to Help Laid Off Retail Workers

01/21/2020 – Fox Valley Workforce Board Featured in Insight on Manufacturing Magazine

01/15/2020 – Training Grant for Employees Impacted by Retail Layoffs

01/09/2020 - Wisconsin Workforce Development Boards to host Workforce Seminar on February 26, 2020








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