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.

2017 Annual Report >>

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

Compliance Plan >>

Featured
News

08/10/18

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

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Upcoming
Events

December 13th 2018

Disabilities Committee Meeting - December 13, 2018

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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January 28th 2019

Upstate Workforce Board of Directors Meeting - January 28, 2019

The Upstate Workforce Board develops and administers a budget to carry out duties, employ staff, disburse funds for workforce investment activities through a designated grant recipient. Ensure effective connecting, brokering and coaching activities to assist employers. Coordinates activities to promote economic development.

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UWB 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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