• SC Ports award grant to UWB's Non-Profit, Upstate Workforce Futures Corporation
    The Upstate Workforce Board's non-profit organization was awarded $2,500 from the South Carolina Ports Community Giving Award. The funds will pay for Driver's Education Training for the USC Upstate ACHIEVE GED Program and the Intentional Mentorship Program. read more »

  • Upstate Manufacturing Plants Closing
    Hundreds of Upstate workers are expected to be laid off by the end of the year according to report by SC DEW. read more »

  • Ms. Jennie Thomas Re-appointed

    Ms. Jennie Thomas Re-appointed
    Ms. Jennie Thomas, Area Director of the Bryant Center of SC Vocational Rehabilitation has been reappointed for another three year term on the Upstate Workforce Board. Ms. Thomas is the Chair of the Upstate Workforce Board’s Disability Committee. read more »

  • SC Works Sector Partnership Grant Award
    The Upstate Workforce Board, on behalf of the Greenville, Upper Savannah, Upstate, and WorkLink Local Workforce Development Areas, has been awarded a Sector Partnership grant from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce to support our ongoing Sector Strategies projects and programs and to develop new initiatives. read more »

  • Public Comment Open
    The Upstate Workforce Board is seeking public comment on the Designation as a Workforce Area.  Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Ace, the Governor must designate and redesignate local workforce development areas within the state through consultation with the State Workforce Development Board, Chief Elected Officials and Local Workforce Boards.  We are in compliance with all requirements in order to qualify for redesignation.    We will accept comments through April 20, 2023.  Comments will be included in our submission to the state requesting redesignation.  Comments should be sent to Ms. Nikoya Shaw in the office of the Upstate Workforce Board via email at nikoya@upstatewb.org or by mail to Upstate Workforce Board, PO Box 5666, Spartanburg, SC 29304.  Should you have any questions, you may contact Ms. Shaw by phone at 864-596-2028 or by email.  read more »

  • Local Plan Public Notice and Comment
    The public comment period for the local plan is now available and ends Friday, December 23, 2022. Individuals may provide comments via email to shaw@upstateworkforceboard.org. read more »

  • Students Recieve Laptops
    ACHIEVE Students from Union County recieved laptops for completing. read more »

  • IWT Awards- Calendar Year 2021
    During calendar year 2021, $656,431.78 was provided to 38 local businesses to upskill 783 existing workers in the Greater Upstate region. read more »

  • Students Receive Laptops
    ACHIEVE students receive laptops for completing. read more »

  • Union Stem Camp Graduation
    Students participate in graduation. read more »

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