The Upstate Workforce Board builds and maintains a workforce development system that meets the needs of employers of Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union Counties.
PY2018 IWT Solicitation
The Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Program provides funding for training needed in current businesses due to: expansion, new technology, retooling, new services/product lines and new organizational structuring or as part of a layoff aversion strategy. APPLY NOW
February 19th 2019
One Stop Committee Meeting - February 19, 2019
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
February 21st 2019
Disabilities Committee Meeting - February 21, 2019
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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