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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 23rd 2017

Executive Committee - October 23, 2017

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October 26th 2017

Disabilities Committee Meeting - October 26, 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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