Inside WorkSource provides Washington's WorkSource system professionals with the resources they need to best serve local businesses and jobseekers.
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WCDD Offers Second Lean Training Module (3/5/14)
Employment Security's Workforce & Career Development Division (WCDD) has announced dates for Lean Getting Started - Module 2: Standardized Work & Visual Controls. To date, three webinar sessions have been scheduled, two in March and one in April, with additional dates to be announced. This second in a two-part series will teach staff how to identify work priorities and standardize work to enhance productivity, save money and reduce errors. For more information and to register for a session, please visit the Staff Development Calendar.
Updated System Performance Dashboard Released (2/14/14)
Employment Security's System Performance team released the statewide and local area dashboard for second quarter, program year 2013 (PY13Q2). As always, you may download the entire dashboard file (Excel), or view individual local area dashboards. The previous quarter's dashboards have been archived.
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.