US Labor Department seeks nominations for members for
newly created Workforce Information Advisory Council
Nominations due by October 6, 2015
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Labor is seeking nominations for members of the new Workforce Information Advisory Council. The council is being established as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, enacted on July 22, 2014.
The council will provide recommendations to the Secretary of Labor to address the evaluation and improvement of federal and state workforce and labor market information systems, and how the department and the states will cooperate in the management of those systems.
The 14-member WIAC will include:
- Four state workforce information or labor market information directors.
- Four state workforce agency administrators.
- One member representing each of the following constituent groups;
For consideration, nominations must be received by October 6, 2015.
Geographic diversity requirements do not permit any two of the members representing state and local workforce boards to come from the same state.
ETA News Release: [08/10/2015]
Contact Name: Jason Kuruvilla
Phone Number: (202) 693-6587
Release Number: 15-1369-NAT