Steering Committees

National Labor Exchange (NLx) Steering

Governance for the NLx is provided by a steering committee comprised of 10 NASWA members (state labor exchange staff), 10 DirectEmployers members (HR and compliance professionals), and staff from the respective organizations. The steering committee meets biannually, with ad hoc meetings scheduled as needed. The steering committee is responsible for activities such as: Communicating priorities Providing feedback to NLx staff Reviewing projects Providing subject matter expertise Sharing state and employer practices

UI Integrity Center Steering

The UI Integrity Center Steering Committee consists of appointed UI experts in several different states and the US Department of Labor who act as a governing body in guiding the Center’s work and initiatives and carrying out its mission.

UI ITSC Steering

The UI ITSC is governed by a steering committee composed of UI directors, IT directors, state administrators and staff from the USDOL Office of Unemployment Insurance. The ITSC Steering Committee establishes the direction for ITSC and identifies projects that will benefit the UI community. ITSC’s main strategic priority is working on UI IT modernization projects under contracts from groups of states or individual states. The ITSC is dedicated to developing and advancing information technology solutions and resources that provide more accurate, cost-effective, and timely service for state UI

UI SIDES Operations

The SIDES Operations Committee provides information and advisory services to the NASWA SIDES Team and the SIDES Executive Oversight Committee (EOC) in support of the SIDES system its role in maintaining the integrity of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program and about improvements to SIDES operations.

Workforce ITSC Steering

Governance and oversight for Workforce ITSC is provided by a steering committee comprised of federal and state partners representing workforce, adult basic education, vocational rehabilitation, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The steering committee meets quarterly, with ad hoc meetings scheduled as needed. Its membership reflects expertise at the federal and state levels in WIOA programs, IT, and labor market information. The Steering Committee is responsible for activities such as: Developing a strategic plan Communicating priorities Providing feedback to WITSC staff