The Michigan Workforce Development Board is calling for mental health supports in the workplace and the creation of local Sixty by 30 goals across the state. The resolution approved this week would prioritize strategies for improving the ability of businesses to support the mental health and wellbeing of employees and calls for the State to act on recently released recommendations from Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Mental Health Workgroup, including:
The board also approved a Sixty by 30 resolution to support the creation of local, county, or regional goals across the state, convened either independently or with the support of the Office of Sixty by 30 within the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.
The Michigan Workforce Development Board is responsible for the development and continuous improvement of the workforce development system in Michigan. It acts as an advisory body and assists the governor with the development, implementation, and modification of Michigan’s four-year state plan pursuant to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, as well as advancing the governor’s Sixty by 30 goal.
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