Thursday, August 13, 2015

DOL Seeks Nominatees for New Workforce Information Advisory Council

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U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is seeking nominations for the new Workforce Information Advisory Council. The council, which is required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, will provide recommendations to the Secretary of Labor to evaluate and improve federal and state workforce and labor market information systems, and how the department and states will cooperate in the management of those systems.

DOL reports the council will comprise of 14 members:
  • four state workforce information or labor market information directors;
  • four state workforce agency administrators;
  • one member who represents each of the following groups: business, labor organziations, local workforce development boards, economic development, university or research entities; and Workforce Information Title I training providers.
Nominates are due by Oct. 6, 2015.