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Talent Development Center (TDC) for Transportation, Logistics and Distribution (TLD) sector Seeks Industry Partners in Job Training Program

ELIZABETH, NJ – TLD industry representatives nationwide have identified industry-specific skills and knowledge required for entry to mid-level job opportunities in their businesses. In June, the TLD Talent Development Center at Union County College will launch a Supply Chain Management training program developed in response to these employer identified needs.

Employers with jobs to fill in transportation, logistics and distribution are invited to participate in an information and recruiting session at the Talent Development Center on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 9:30 am.  The TDC invites industry partner companies to use this session to identify persons of interest for open positions.  Participation includes giving a short presentation and conducting 10 minute interviews with training candidates. Approved job candidates will be invited into training classes in the TDC’s Supply Chain Management curriculum and will be available for hire upon completion of the training. Interested recruiters and hiring managers may R.S.V.P. to Nancy Burke at 908-527-7207 or burke@ucc.edu. For more information on the contents of this training, go to www.ucc.edu/community/LINCS.

Through this program, unemployed or displaced workers will train for positions in customer service, warehouse and transportation operations, logistics, manufacturing and service operations, demand planning, inventory management, procurement and supply chain management. Courses are 40 hours long and meet from Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for two weeks each. Training leads to certification by the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals upon successful passing of the certification exam for each course.

The TDC has a state-wide reach and is in operation at the College’s Elizabeth campus, located at 40 West Jersey Street, and close to the hub of transportation in New Jersey.

 

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National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17

July 16, 2018

NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.

Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during ...

Exchange Place and WTC PATH Stations to Close For Weekend Track Maintenance

JERSEY CITY, NJ - At least they waited until after the Fourth of July fireworks were over before starting. Important information for rail commuters.

PATH stations at Exchange Place and the World Trade Center (WTC) will close at 11:59 p.m. this Friday, July 6, and remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, July 9, to allow crews to transition to a new signal ...

Roselle Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Animal Cruelty After Search Finds Over 40 Dogs Living in Squalor

July 11, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - Charges have been filed on the Roselle man found with more than 40 dogs living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last month said acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Authorities say, Evelio J. Calderon, 40, is charged with than 30 criminal offenses that include two 3rd-degree animal cruelty offenses, 14 counts of 4th-degree animal ...

Cranford Jaycees Annual Golf Outing Raises Money For Community

July 18, 2018

CRANFORD - The Township of Cranford Junior Chamber of Commerce (“Jaycees”) held their 12th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. The outing raised $8,000.00 which will benefit two worthy community organizations, the Cranford Baseball and Softball League Inc. and the Union County Educational Services Commission ...

Union County Honored for History Projects

July 18, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that two national achievement recognitions for history projects have been presented to the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

“Union County is rich in history, and this Freeholder Board is committed to engaging the public with programs and ...