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Chapter Leaders to Meet Virtually

IAWP chapters will meet virtually in December to plan for upcoming year.  The meeting will start with a general review of chapters, their benefits and value provided to workforce professionals.  Resources offered by the international office of IAWP will also be discussed. For example, with COVID-19 chapters have had to curtail many in-person events however, …

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Survey: Companies 3 Times More Willing to Hire Remote Workers Anywhere in US or World

With remote work becoming the new normal for many, more companies are now willing to not only hire remote workers, but to hire them from anywhere. More than one third say they are willing to hire 100 percent remote workers anywhere in the US or internationally. Conducted by The Conference Board in September, more than …

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Globally, Women’s Workforce Participation Has Not Increased in 25 Years: UN Report

Women’s participation in the workforce globally has remained stagnant for the past 25 years, and the pandemic threatens to set back the world to pre-1995 levels of gender inequality, a new United Nations report concludes. Titled World’s Women: Trends and Statistics, and published last week by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the report …

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Department of Labor Distributes $1.5 Billion in Adult Dislocated Worker Funding to States

The U.S. Department of Labor is providing $1.5 billion in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker program funds to states and territories. These investments will help states and local areas provide services to businesses and job seekers and support the public workforce system in filling 6.6 million existing job postings. The …

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