New Flyer of America Bringing More Jobs to the Region
One of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers that has a facility in Anniston has upgraded its partnership in order to focus on program deployment that will likely bring more jobs to the region. New Flyer of America will expand its partnership with the Transportation Diversity Council to specifically focus on identifying, training, and hiring employees at the Anniston facility.
The TDC is a nonprofit organization which provides world class education and development programs that promote diversity in the transportation and construction industries. The partnership will also focus on supporting development and deployment of pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs for Veterans, women, disadvantaged and underrepresented workers.
According to New Flyer President Chris Stoddart, in this year alone, New Flyer has already delivered more than 100,000 hours of classroom and on the job training to support workforce development activities.