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  • NASWA Bulletin - December 12, 2014

    On Thursday, December 11th, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed H.R. 83, The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015. This $1.1 trillion spending package would fund most government operations for the remainder of fiscal year 2015, including the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL). It also includes several policy changes important to state workforce agencies. MORE >>

  • Indiana's Virtual Career Counselor for Veterans

    This interactive tool allows veterans to see what type of job in Indiana their military training has prepared them for or estimate the time needed to transition to another career. "Transition time," while measured in weeks of academic, technical or vocational training, is a relative measure to provide an estimate of the relative time moving from one type of job to another. This method, in effect, compares the similarity of education and training between occupations. MORE >>   LINK >>

  • SIDES is Holding Training Session in Denver, CO in 2015

    State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) team will be conducting SIDES Implementation Training February 3rd and 4th, 2015, in Denver, Colorado. The training is offered for Alaska and Connecticut, the next round of states to go live with SIDES in 2016, as well as any state or employer representatives who did not have an opportunity to attend such training earlier. The training is free of charge other than travel expenses. The training agenda is set for two full days. MORE >>

  • Equal Opportunity in the Workforce System 2014 Conference Agenda & Presentations

    NASWA's Equal Opportunity Committee hosted the Equal Opportunity in the Workforce System 2014, October 29-31, 2014, in Washington, DC. This 2.5 day event provided useful training workshops for state and local workforce agency staff to help meet their Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action responsibilities. MORE >>   LINK >>

  • 2014 National UI Directors' Conference Highlights

    The 2014 National UI Directors' Conference was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 20-23, 2014. The Conference Program includes links to conference Plenary and Workshop presentations. MORE >>   LINK >>

  • 78th Annual NASWA Conference: Agenda and Presentations

    The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) and the Vermont Department of Labor hosted the 78th Annual NASWA Conference, September 17-19, 2014 in Burlington, Vermont at the Hilton Burlington. MORE >>   LINK >>



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