Picture of 2 workers repairing the Rockaway shuttle in NYCThe Workforce Development Institute (WDI) is a statewide 501(c)3 non-profit  that improves the lives of working men and women across New York State by providing targeted programs in workforce, economic, and community development. A focus on helping businesses become and remain successful is a key component of this programming.  Healthy businesses provide employment opportunities for New York’s citizens and, in turn, are dependent on a well-trained workforce and community support.  The WDI works to ensure that investments in all three areas – workforce, economic and community development – are integrated and reflect the perspectives of working men and women.  WDI’s agenda is shaped by the needs of specific regions, businesses, or unions.

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The Working Family Series (NEW!)
Most recent brochure
WDI Helps New York Businesses Grow
2014 Working Women Calendar Still Available!

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WDI’s mission is to improve the lives of working men and women across New York State by developing regional solutions to workforce, economic, and community development challenges.