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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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Featured
News

02/27/17

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.

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Upcoming
Events

October 10th 2017

One Stop Committee Meeting - October 10, 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

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October 18th 2017

Youth Committee - October 18, 2017

The Youth Committee is designated to oversee the needs of our youth participants. They are responsible for reviewing and recommending policies related to WIOA youth services. They are also responsible for reviewing budgets related to current youth programs and approving budget modifications.

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