Workforce Investment Board

For many years, the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce has enjoyed a strong relationship with the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board (NRWIB). Developing and maintaining a high-quality workforce is critical to attracting and retaining businesses in the region. That’s the goal of the NRWIB—to build and support an effective labor market that facilitates economic development in the region.

NRWIB also partners with the CT Department of Labor, the CT Department of Economic & Community Development, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Northwestern Connecticut Community College, UCONN Waterbury and several other chambers of commerce.

Other benefits available through the NRWIB include tax credits, recruitment & assessment assistance, and financial assistance for employment and on the job training opportunities for employers. For complete information, please visit their website at and click on the Business tab at the top of the page.