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BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — A Buffalo Niagara Partnership program aimed at preparing workers for jobs in manufacturing and other fields was awarded a $1 million grant from the state Office of Strategic Workforce Development.

The funds will be directed to Employ Buffalo Niagara's Talent Pipeline Management program. Employ Buffalo Niagara is an industry-led coalition supported by the Partnership that focuses on workforce issues.

The Talent Pipeline Management program, developed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, identifies key roles that can become a bottleneck at a company if they go unfilled.

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