The WIOA Trailblazer Award recognizes a workforce development board that has been a leader in adopting the changes envisioned in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and in expanding its ability to develop comprehensive workforce solutions for its community.
Rural Capital Area worked closely with RDC to support its recruitment activities, including offering Vice President Dave Holden office space at the Workforce Solutions Office in Round Rock to use to conduct interviews. During the first week of recruitment within Rural Capital Area facilities, RDC hired 15 new employees. ... Read More
This episode continues the conversation with Josh Copus, Vice President and COO of NAWB, as he discusses lessons and takeaways from his paper "Proactive Policy Making For A Jobless Era." Josh discusses what workforce boards need to know and keep in mind related to the future of work and jobs.... Read More
A North Texas Republican is hellbent this session on forcing lawmakers to take an up-or-down vote on repealing a popular state program that allows some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates at public colleges.
More than a dozen Local Workforce Development Boards were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments over the past year at the 20th Annual Texas Workforce Conference Board Awards ceremony last December in Houston.
The annual Texas Workforce Commission 2016 Employer Awards recognizes “those employers, whose innovation, hard work, and investment in the Texas workforce contribute to the state’s thriving economy and its more than 13 million workers.” This program booklet contains brief descriptions of both award recipient and nominee programs.