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1 AZ ASSOCIATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (AAED) AZ Basic Economic Development Course JANUARY 13, 2015

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3 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM The U.S. Department of Labor s workforce development system is funded by the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and delivered through a nationwide network of One-Stop Career Centers. Also called "One-Stops and/or America s Job Centers, these are community centers that provide employment, education and training services all in one place, offering a wealth of information and assistance for job seekers and employers.

4 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN SKILL LEVELS OF ENTRY LEVEL OR EXISTING WORKERS TO MATCH THE DEMANDS OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY FOR A TRAINED, COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE NEW LEGISLATION EMPHASIZES BUSINESS SERVICES, INCLUDING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO DEVELOP TALENT PIPELINES FOR TARGETED SECTORS THE HISTORY OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES IN AMERICA IS OVER 100 YEARS OLD THE PROGRAMS HAVE EVOLVED AS THE NATION S NEEDS AND UNDERSTANDINGS HAVE CHANGED

5 COMPANY WORKFORCE a long time ago

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7 * 1862 Morrill Act: State land sold for colleges, public education 1913 U.S. Dept. of Labor (USDOL) created to advance opportunities for profitable employment 1933 New Deal included Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and other programs to put people to work 1933 Wagner-Payser Act created first public labor exchange service => National Employment System 1940s and 50s World War II ended recession; restructuring and retooling required in peace-time economy => 1962 Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 addressed structural unemployment and dislocated workers 1964 Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 funded neighborhood based employment and training programs 1973 Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) gave local units of government substantial autonomy on training components 1983 Job Training & Partnership Act (JTPA) replaced CETA and gave private sector key decision making roles; created Private Industry Councils (PICs) 1998 Workforce Investment Act (WIA) superseded JTPA; emphasized one-stop approach and provided array of job-training, education and employment services 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunty Act (WIOA) expands system-wide accountability for common outcomes while reducing administrative costs.

8 WHY DO THESE PROGRAMS MATTER TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS?.. Because A well trained workforce and career pathways infrastructure give communities distinct competitive advantages. Talent development is one of the key ingredients for economic growth in any region. Both public and private sector entities are involved to ensure that the labor force attains credentials that matter to business, industry and economic prosperity. FACTORS OF PRODUCTION LAND LABOR CAPITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP - TECHNOLOGY

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10 WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIPS VARY TO ADDRESS LOCAL NEEDS - AND UTILIZE LOCAL RESOURCES Partnership leaders emerge from public and/or private sectors; participants may include: * Local Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs)/ One-Stop Career Centers * Local Businesses and Industry Associations * Community Colleges/ other Post-Secondary * High Schools/ Vocational Schools/ JTEDs * Community and Faith-Based Institutions * Economic Development Organizations

11 LOCAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARDS PROVIDE OVERSIGHT FOR REGIONAL WORKFORCE AREAS *Business driven with majority of members from private sector. *Create multi-year Strategic and Business Plans that address regional workforce issues. *Create a forum for One-Stop partner coordination and policy development

12 ONE-STOP PARTNERS Core Partners 1.Workforce Adult, Dislocated Workers and Youth (WIOA Title I) 2. Employment Services (Wagner-Peyser) 3. Adult Education and Literacy (WIOA Title II) 4. Vocational Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Act of 1973) Other One-Stop Partners - Title V of the Older Americans Act - Job Corps - Veterans Employment and Training Programs - Unemployment Insurance - Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training - Housing and Urban Development

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14 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT IS A HUMAN RESOURCES STRATEGY. *Education is at heart of workforce development starting in elementary school, lasting through advanced careers. *Workforce programs as implemented through One-Stops have evolved to a holistic approach that addresses the participants many barriers to employment and the needs of the region. *Economic developers usually contribute at regional short- and medium- term strategies and solutions tied to specific recruitment and/or retention targets.

15 GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY LEADERS WORK TOGETHER TO HELP SECTORS BECOME MORE COMPETITIVE *Targeted sectors are those that are likely to hire new employees due to expansion or recruitment of new firms *Initiatives aid the sector with an expanded, qualified workforce *Strategies are created and implemented through partnerships *

16 NEW AND INCUMBENT WORKER TRAINING BENEFITS EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE * State/Local grants are sometimes available to assist employers with skills upgrade for new and/or existing employees * WIOA programs can assist with *- On-the-Job (OJT) programs including apprenticeship *-Work Experience (WEX) programs *- Customized Training *

17 *RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENT SUPPORT - Statewide Database - Use of One-Stop facilities - Employee Recruitment Job Listings Job Fairs Applicant Pre-Screening Pre-hire vocational/academic assessments *LABOR MARKET INFORMATION *

18 * WIOA MEASURES for Job Seekers Entered Employment Employment Retention Rate Average Earnings Credential Rate In Program Skills gain *BUSINESS SERVICES Employer Measures TBD, i.e. * Reduced Turnover Costs * Reductions in Time to Hire * Layoff Aversion *

19 INTEGRATED ECONOMIC AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS LEAD TO THE MOST EFFECTIVE BUSINESS RETENTION AND RECRUITMENT SUCCESS! Local Business Surveys Can Seek Info on: *Trends in Regional Job Market *Which Businesses are Cutting Back or Closing *Continued Growth Areas by Sector or Firm *Unemployment Rates *High Demand Occupations *Starting Wages for Many Positions *Who are the Regional Job Seekers

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22 Mohave Community College Mobile Manufacturing Training Lab Nov., 2013

23 CERTIFIED PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN (MSSC Certification) OFFERED CREDIT and NON-CREDIT (Customized) and CONCURRENT HS WITH WAVE JTED ooklet.pdf

24 PARTNERSHIPS BUILD ON EACH OTHER. CITY COLLABORATION THE SANDBOX! Convener The Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meetings Open to movers and shakers -) Who Shows Up? Business & Industry Economic and Workforce Dev. Education Government Committees - Streamlining Committee - Promotion Committee - Festivals and Events Committee

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