- January 7, 2019
- Posted by: Sage Shield Safety Consultants
- Category: Overseas Occupational Health And Safety News
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet is taking task recruitment to another level, hosting an informative seminar for participants in the Guv’s Minority Management Training Program (GMMTP). This workshop titled, “Work, Thrive and Be successful” will happen on Jan. 24, 2019, at the offices of the Labor Cabinet in Frankfort
“We see this seminar as a chance to highlight the lots of leadership chances within the Labor Cabinet,” stated Performing Secretary David A. Dickerson. “The Labor Cabinet touches lots of Kentuckians daily. We employ attorneys, investigators, and instructors with careers in work environment safety, wage and hour compliance, and workers’ compensation.”
The GMMTP is a two-year expert development program created to increase the number of minorities in leadership positions within state government. In addition to the personal advancement that features program participation, a core component of the program consists of a number of professional advancement and networking chances, including site check outs. The existing class of 28 Kentucky state employees is scheduled to finish in October of 2019.
Participants presently working in other cabinets such as Justice and Public Security, Personnel, and Financing and Administration will find out about the Labor Cabinet in an interactive manner as the executive members of the Labor Cabinet host this event. In one breakout session, guests will view a Workers’ Payment (mock) hearing from Chief Administrative Law Judge, Douglas Gott. Commissioner Dwayne Depp from the Department of Work Environment Standards and his staff are offering a session on the complex actions of an investigation when a death or injury strikes a Kentuckian while at work. Investigations relating to wage and hour and policies also will be gone over.
Labor Cabinet staff members who are individuals in the training program consist of Stephen Mason, info systems managers Amy Truong, OSH compliance officer; and Nicole Whitlock, self-insurance auditor. They will help lead sessions, offering an opportunity to practice discussion abilities in front of an audience.
Christopher L. Johnson, Executive Director of the Kentucky Worker Cabinet’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Training (ODET), manages the program. Members of the ODET group just recently connected to the Labor Cabinet’s Director of Specialist Advancement, Cassidy Connell, to share their vision of having this class of management trainee’s check out every Cabinet.
“We are thrilled for the Labor Cabinet to kick off the 2019 program year by providing this opportunity to GMMTP participants. These 28 significantly skilled people will significantly benefit from the possibility to get out of their silos of their daily responsibilities in their agencies, and discover the breadth of task opportunities throughout Kentucky State Federal government; it demonstrates the type of effective partnerships it takes to advance the mission of level playing field for all,” stated Christopher Johnson.
(offered by Kentucky Labor Cabinet)