Our Mission

The Upstate Workforce Board builds and maintains a workforce development system that meets the needs of employers of Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union Counties.

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Read about programs and initiatives that are helping the Upstate’s workforce thrive.

2014 Annual Report >>

Learn more about our plans to help employers and their employees succeed.

Compliance Plan >>



Incumbent Worker Training Grants are Awarded to Local Businesses

The Upstate WIB received 9 applications from Cherokee and Spartanburg county businesses and has awarded Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) grants to 7 businesses totaling $54,504.00.

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February 1st 2017

Battle of the Ages

The Upstate Workforce Board and the Spartanburg Chamber invite you to learn how to take advantage of the differences in values and expectations that Generation Y brings to the work force. Learn how to recognize and adapt to generational differences, keep employees engages and get saved by the bell! Call the office to register. 864-596-2028 TTY:711.

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Register for UWIB Updates

WIB publishes a quarterly newsletter for employers and potential employees with news, helpful tips and a workforce-specific calendar. Sign up and be in-the-know about the Upstate’s workforce.

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