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Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Resources Now Available (9/9/14)
Workforce & Career Development Division (WCDD) has created a new page of WIOA-related resources on this website. As news, tools and other resources related to the implementation of WIOA in Washington become available, they will be posted here.
Recorded Common Measures Webinar and Slides Now Available Online (8/25/14)
On August 22nd, Employment Security and Department of Labor Region 6 presented information on improving performance accountability and reporting and the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to WorkSource staff, Workforce Development partners and Employment Security central office staff. Information included the recent changes to SKIES to support data integrity and Workforce Information Notice (WIN) 0061. The recorded webinar and accompanying slide deck are now posted online. (Note: You may need to refresh your page in order to view the new links.)
TAA Partnership Tools Publicize Trade Adjustment Assistance in Washington
The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, through a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, and in partnership with the Washington State Employment Security Department, has launched the TAA-Washington website, an online resource to help publicize the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program and its many benefits for potentially trade-impacted workers in Washington State.
The grant funds a toll free hotline (866-TAA-3399) to answer questions about TAA petition and benefits and to redirect laid off workers to their appropriate local WorkSource offices, and allowed the production and distribution of over 11,000 full-color brochures throughout the state's workforce system. It also funded the production of an informative, user-friendly video about the TAA program and its benefits.
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