The Upstate Workforce Board builds and maintains a workforce development system that meets the needs of employers of Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union Counties.
Local Board Designates $75,000 for IWT
SC Works Upstate is now accepting applications for Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Grants. IWT grant funds totaling $75,000 will be available for the businesses located in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties. The IWT grants are being issued for employers to upgrade the skills of their current employees. IWT grants provide opportunities for training in programs ranging from computer skills to manufacturing skills specific to industries.
August 22nd 2017
One Stop Committee Meeting - August 22, 2017
The OneStop Committee is comprised of local Upstate Workforce Board members. They are responsible for ensuring the local SC Works system fits into the UWB’s strategic plan to address the upstate area’s workforce needs. They develop and recommend practices to align local service delivery with the UWB overall strategic intent. They also review and recommend procedures and policies of the SC Works OneStop system and make recommendations to the full UWB on modifications to the SC Works Operators grant.
August 31st 2017
Disabilities Committee Meeting - August 31, 2017
The mission of the Disabilities Committee is to make recommendations to the full Upstate WIB on its full range of disability access issues and to suggest ways to facilitate the participation of consumers with disabilities. This Committee is intended to provide an effective means for participants with interests in this area to exchange ideas and develop recommendations for accessibility solutions, which will in turn enhance the board’s policy making on disability access issues.
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