COVID-19 State Workforce Agency Resources
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This page was last updated on Tuesday June 16, 2020 at 1:44pm

This page is only accessible to NASWA state members (workforce agency personnel).

Included on this page is information on how states are dealing with internal workforce issues related to the impact of COVID-19 on their daily operations and contains information that may not be available publicly. This page will be updated as we receive information from the states.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for State Members
Submitted by Jon Rickert on February 14, 2020
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MEMBERSHIP

Workforce agencies in states, territories, and the District of Columbia are the members of NASWA. Once a workforce agency is a member, the benefits extend to all their agency leaders and staff.


What is NASWA?

YOUR advocate and national leader working with federal policymakers on issues impacting state workforce agencies.

Driving the national workforce agenda and providing high value member services

 

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Drive opportunities to impact national policy through participation in NASWA and its policy committees.

 

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Tile 3: Title: Educate

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Provide advice, technical assistance, training and certification courses.

 

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Tile 2: Communicate

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Share promising state practices; provide timely updates on national workforce issues and the impact of federal budget legislation.

 

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Tile 4: Collaborate

Develop networking opportunities and encourage peer-to-peer relationships.

 

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Tile 5: Deliver

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Provide member resources including legislative tracking services, breaking workforce news, and research and data on workforce agencies. 

 

What’s in It For You?

State Agency Leaders

  • Enhance your ability to leverage information and promising practices from other states
  • Increase your agency’s profile and national policy impact
  • Develop your staff and improve results in your state
  • Connect with and cultivate relationships with other state workforce agency leaders
  • Showcase your state’s promising practices at national conferences, committee meetings, and webinars

State Agency Staff

  • Enhance your ability to leverage information and promising practices from other states
  • Increase your agency’s profile and national policy impact
  • Showcase your state’s promising practices at national conferences, committee meetings, and webinars

Examples of NASWA Work on Behalf of States

  • Restored Governor’s 15% set aside (~$250M increase)
  • Successfully advocated for RESEA – Permanent language through Bi-Partisan Budget Act (~$2.8B increase over 10 years)
  • Fought the elimination of Wagner Peyser in House FY18 Budget - reinstated (~$666M)
  • Increased Funding for Apprenticeships ($~50M increase)
  • Additional Funding for UI Fraud Prevention (UI Integrity Center) ($~6M increase)

 


 

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