Workforce Governance

The Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act
A Mission of Workforce Improvement & Development
Strengthening Businesses & Employers

Aims to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.

Job Seeker Support & Training

Designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market.

Planning for Workforce Improvement and Change

Requires all states to implement workforce development plans at the statewide, regional and local levels.

Programs & Tools

For Workforce Professionals

Working with youth? Need language access assistance? Interested in exploring programs for your clients?

Access all the resources you need with our dedicated Programs & Tools page for Workforce Development Professionals.
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Workforce Boards & Planning
Workforce Boards

The State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) is the governance body for the workforce development, one-stop services delivery system as designated under the 2014 WIOA Act. There are 33 Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDB's) throughout New York State, all of which serve local areas within 10 major regions.

Workforce Planning

Workforce planning is a continual process used to align the needs and priorities of New York State’s workforce and economic development objectives. The WIOA Act requires workforce planning at the State, Regional and Local levels.

Stay Updated on Workforce Development Policy Technical Advisories

New York State
Workforce Staff Training and Events Calendar

For Workforce Professionals

NYSDOL is excited to announce our new Staff Training and Events Calendar, which will enable all workforce professionals across the state to view upcoming events, including webinars, weekly conference calls, and training that is held via videoconference.
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