NASWA Newsletter


NASWA Newsletter June 8, 2016

NASWA Newsletter June 8, 2016In this issue... Upcoming Meetings Registration for the 2016 Veterans Conference Registration for the 80th Annual NASWA Conference Introduction to Scott D. Jackson, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Labor Legislative and Policy Updates NASWA Committee updates NASWA In Action What's Happening in the States UI Inegrity Corner ITSC Updates

NASWA Newsletter May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016 - In This Issue: May is Military Appreciation Month!  Meet Cissy Proctor, Executive Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 2016 Veterans Conference - Register Now NASWA Past-President Golombek Moderates Panel on Apprenticeship Programs During Capitol Hill Briefing NASWA In Action NASWA Committees Save the Date: Annual Conference & National UI Directors' Conference and IT/Legal Issues Forum What's Happening in the States Le


NASWA Newsletter March 4, 2016

March 4, 2016  -  In This Issue: NASWA Welcomes President-Elect: Renee Olson NASWA In Action What's Happening in the States... Legislative & Policy Updates Integrity Corner UI SIDES Updates  

NASWA Newsletter February 5, 2016

February 5, 2016In This Issue: NASWA Welcomes President Dale Peinecke Winter Policy Forum 2016 NASWA Committee News What's Happening in the States Integrity Corner ITSC Items WIOA Convening Update Upcoming Meetings and Conferences

NASWA Newsletter January 5, 2016

January  5, 2016  -  In  This  Issue: Winter  Policy  Forum  2016: Early Registration Taking Place Now NASWA  Committee  News. . . Advocacy  &  Policy  Updates. . . What's  Happening in  the  States. . . NLx  Briefings. . . Upcoming Meetings and Conferences. . .

NASWA Bulletin - December 14, 2015

In this issue.... Highlights from NASWA Board meeting last week NASWA is updating its member information! Legislative Tracking, Analytics & Policy Forecasting tool States Look to Increase Career Opportunities for Young Workforce WIOA Intergovernmental Organization Partners Meet Leaders Inch Toward Year-End Appropriations Bill New Transportation Bill Provides Workforce Development Grants WOTC and other Tax Extenders UI Integrity Corner NASWA Staff News      


NASWA Bulletin - September 18, 2015

 In This Issue: Congress under Pressure to Pass a Short-Term Government Spending Bill Before New Fiscal Year Begins on October 1 New Paper Outlines Impact on Workforce Funding NASWA Leaders Attend White House Workforce Data Convening Meeting New Publication Summarizes Key LMI Provisions in WIOA NASWA Webinar Details Changes to Resource Justification Model (RJM) Updates: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Attend the 2015 UI Conference and IT/Legal Issue Forum as NASWA Celebrate

NASWA Bulletin - July 20, 2015

In This Issue: Please Register for the 79th Annual Conference; October 7-9, 2015 TAA Program Signed into Law – Petitions for New Categories Must be Filed by Midnight - September 27 Appropriations Outlook -- FY 2016; Senate Appropriations Restores Governors Set-Aside to 15% WOTC and Other Tax Extenders to be Considered This Week by Senate Finance White House Releases Updated FY 2016 Budget Estimates NASWA's 2015 Salute to Leadership Awards Now Being Accepted; Please Provide Nominations Here

NASWA Bulletin - June 29, 2015

In This Issue: Senate Panel Restores Governors Set-Aside to 15 Percent; House Panel Increases it to 11 Percent House/Senate Appropriations Committees Approves Funding Bills with Reductions to USDOL NASWA and NGA Jointly Submit Comments on WIOA Proposed Regulations House-Senate Overcome Differences and Pass Trade Legislation, Reauthorization of TAA Customs Bill Goes to House-Senate Conference: Includes Wage Record Provision Job Seekers Using National Labor Exchange (NLx) Increases in 2015

NASWA Bulletin - May 4, 2015

In This Issue: June 15th Deadline Quickly Approaching to Comment on WIOA NPRMs USDOL Seeks Comments on Changes to RJM New NVTI Executive Director Appointed 2015 FINRA Job Dislocation Brochures available for NASWA members Florida Joins 44 Other States Now Live with SIDES Announcements, Notices, Advisories, and Reports Return to TopJune 15th Deadline Quickly Approaching to Comment on WIOA NPRMsWith a June 15th deadline to submit comments on the five Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs), for t

NASWA Bulletin - April 28, 2015

In This Issue: NASWA and National Governors Association Collaborate on WIOA NPRMs and Other Analysis WIOA Resource Center TAA Reauthorization Advances in Senate and House Registration Open for the 2015 NASWA UI Directors' Conference and IT/Legal Issues Forum LMI Committee Holds April Meeting in Washington, DC NASWA Releases FY 2014 Supplemental Funding Survey DirectEmployers Association 2015 Annual Meeting to be held May 13-15 in Indianapolis, IN BA Boot Camp for UI SMEs trains MD, TX, and DC

NASWA Bulletin - April 20, 2015

In This Issue: WIOA – NPRM Published in Federal Register; New TEGL's Released WIOA Technical Amendments Register Now for NASWA's Veteran Services Conference Reauthorization of TAA Likely to be Linked with Trade Legislation Labor Appropriations: Prospects Brighten for a Stand-Alone Labor-HHS-Education Bill Contacting your U.S. House and Senate Lawmakers H-2B Update UI IT Modernization Pre-Implementation Planning Checklist SIDES Exhibits at Virginia's SHRM Conference Notices, Ad

NASWA Bulletin - April 6, 2015

In This Issue: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Draft Regulations Released NASWA Hosts Webinar with Intergovernmental Partners on WIOA Transition and Implementation WIOA Youth Guidance Released by ETA, USDOL NASWA Survey Shows Most Common Organization of Workforce Programs within State Workforce Agencies Keith Kelly Steps Down as Head of Veterans Employment Services at USDOL NASWA's Employment and Training and Unemployment Insurance Committees Hold Joint Meeting in P

NASWA Bulletin - March 6, 2015

In This Issue: WIOA Implementation: States Sharing Best Practices Economy Added 295,000 Jobs in February; Unemployment rate at 5.5 % Court Ruling Stops USDOL Accepting/Processing H-2B Determinations Unemployment Fell In Every State in 2014 – First Time in 30 Years Congress Questions Administration's Tuition Free Plan for Community Colleges Budget Resolutions on Track after Recess Senate Committee Approves Measure To Pr

NASWA Bulletin - February 27, 2015

In This Issue: NASWA Hosts 2015 Winter Policy Forum in Washington, D.C. New Federal Developments on WIOA Implementation NASWA Legislative Update Available White House Releases Economic Report USDOL Evaluation Office Report Analyzes Services to Veteran Job Seekers Youth Employment White Paper Congressional Committee and Subcommittee Rosters Finalized for the 114th Congress 2015 State Legislative Calendar NASWA Policy Director Yvette Chocolaad Speaks at National Press Club Roundtable Education D

NASWA Bulletin - February 13, 2015

In This Issue: NASWA Sends WIOA Implementation Recommendations to the Secretary of Labor Nation's Workforce Leaders to Convene in Washington for NASWA Winter Meeting Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims Increase and Continued Claims Decrease GAO Report: OPM and Agencies Need to Strengthen Efforts to Identify and Close Mission-Critical Skills Gaps DOL Report Highlights Jobs for Veterans State Grant Program, American Job Centers Rewrite of 'No Child Left Behind' Legislation Approved i

NASWA Bulletin - February 6, 2015

In This Issue: Highlights of the Administration's 2016 Proposed Budget Affecting USDOL Administration's FY2016 Budget Proposes Overhaul of Unemployment Insurance System U.S. Economy Added 257,000 Jobs in January; Unemployment Rate at 5.7% Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims and Continued Claims Increase Reauthorization of Trade Adjustment Assistance May Be Wrapped Into Overall an Trade Bill this Spring Notices, Advisories and ReportsReturn to TopHighlights of the Administration's