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Training and Certification for Workforce Professionals

Training and Certification for Workforce Professionals

Looking for opportunities to enhance your skills and professional development? Do you want to learn more about what’s happening in the Workforce Development field? Do you want to learn a new skill? You’ve come to the right place. Training is an integral part of every Workforce Professionals life. The International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) now offers affordable online training, …

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Department of Labor Issues New Rule for Unemployment Insurance Drug Testing

Department of Labor Issues New Rule for Unemployment Insurance Drug Testing

The U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule that allows states to identify the occupations for which they will conduct drug testing in the unemployment insurance (UI) program. The rule permits states to test unemployment compensation (UC) applicants for whom suitable work is only available in an occupation where drug testing is regularly conducted. In addition to specific occupations …

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BLS Projects Employment and Occupational Outlook For The Next Decade

BLS Projects Employment and Occupational Outlook For The Next Decade

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are used to determine jobs in demand. The projections also are used by state workforce agencies to prepare state and area projections that, together with the national projections, are widely used by policymakers to make decisions about education and training, funding allocations, and program offerings. These projections of jobs in demand help improve …

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Department of Education Awards Grants to Modernize Workforce Training

Department of Education Awards Grants to Modernize Workforce Training

The U.S. Department of Education announced the recipients of the Innovation & Modernization Grant, a Perkins V program that funds career and technical education (CTE). The I&M Grant is designed to test new ideas to help prepare students for success in the workforce by identifying, supporting, and evaluating evidence-based strategies for improving CTE. The grants are also designed to ensure …

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