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  • Workforce Bulletin - August 1, 2014

    This week's Bulletin includes the following articles: Congress Leaves for August Recess, Continuing Resolution Expected in September for FY 2015; Unemployment Rate Little Changed at 6.2 Percent in July, Nonfarm Jobs Rose by 209,000; Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims and Continued Claims Increase, Four-Week Average Hits Lowest Levels since 2006; State Administrators Requested to Vote on NASWA/CESER Bylaw Changes for State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) Governance; and much more. MORE >>

  • Register Today for the 78th NASWA Annual Conference

    State workforce development and unemployment insurance professionals planning on attending the 78th Annual NASWA Conference, September 17-19 in Burlington, Vermont are encouraged to register for the Conference today. General registration is $475 for NASWA members. The 78th Annual NASWA Conference will be preceded by the NASWA Board of Directors’ Meeting on September 16, which all state ad MORE >>   LINK >>

  • Early Registration for NASWA Equal Opportunity in the Workforce System 2014 Now Available!

    NASWA's Equal Opportunity Committee will be hosting Equal Opportunity in the Workforce System 2014, October 29-31 in Washington, DC, providing useful training workshops for state and local workforce agency staff to help meet their equal opportunity responsibilities. The conference will be held at The Liaison hotel on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. MORE >>   LINK >>

  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Signed into Law

    On Tuesday, July 22, President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law, formally overhauling and reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. MORE >>

  • 2014 National UI Directors' Conference and IT/Legal Issues Forum

    The Utah Department of Workforce Services invites you to join us in Salt Lake City, Utah for a meeting of Creating Connections in the 21st Century. The 2014 NASWA UI Directors' Conference and IT/Legal Issues Forum will be held October 20-23, 2014. MORE >>   LINK >>

  • National Association of State Workforce Agencies and DirectEmployers Announce 10 Year Extension of Unique Public-Private Partnership

    The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) announced today a ten year extension to its ongoing partnership with DirectEmployers Association and their joint collaboration, the National Labor Exchange (NLx). The partnership extension, now continuing through June 2027, strengthens the NLx and underlines the value the initiative brings to government, job seekers, and employers alike. MORE >>



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