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
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.
February 6th 2019
Youth Committee - February 6, 2019
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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