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What is a local workforce system?
The Public Workforce System
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
Local Workforce System Blueprints
What are the functions of a local workforce system?
Providing Employment Services
Career Readiness Training
College and Career Navigation
Job Development and Placement
Providing Education and Training
Industry-Recognized Training and Credentials
Providing Supportive Services
Supporting Employers' Human Resources Needs
Employee Assistance/Support Programs
Improving Job Quality and Access
Who uses local workforce system programs and services?
Unemployed or Underemployed Workers
Adults with Low Basic Skills
People with Personal Challenges to Work
Workers Seeking Career Change or Advancement
What organizations are part of local workforce systems?
Employers and Industry and Business Groups
Foundations and Philanthropic Organizations
Unions and Worker-Focused Advocacy Organizations
Workforce Intermediaries and Collaboratives
What are key activities that help workforce systems run?
Identifying and Leveraging Multiple Sources of Funding
Blended and Braided Funding
Collaborative Funding Models
Social Impact Bonds
Federal Sources of Workforce Funding
Coordination and Systems Change
Using Data in Decision making
Labor Market Information Analysis
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