NAWB applauds the bipartisan Job Plus Recovery Act legislation recently introduced by Senator Tim Kaine. This bill would fund a pilot program to provide access to job training and support to individuals impacted by opioid addiction or substance use disorders. Read the press release.
Letter to Congress
NAWB, U.S. Conference of Mayors, and National League of Cities sign joint letter to Congress objecting to language related to local area designation under WIOA in FY 2019 proposed budget. Learn more.
NAWB Names Melanie Anderson as Executive Vice-President. Read the press release.
NAWB Partners with the National Retail Federation Foundation to Strengthen Pathways to Work and Career Advancement. View the press release.
NAWB Selects 2018 National Award Winners to Honor Excellence in Workforce Development Board Leadership, Business Leadership, and Workforce Board-Chamber of Commerce Partnership. View the press release.
NAWB and Jobs for the Future release The State of Apprenticeship Among Workforce Boards, which examines the engagement of workforce boards in apprenticeships.
Hitting the Hill
NAWB’s Board of Directors advocates for workforce & education funding during visits with 21 U.S. Representatives, 5 Senators, and the Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration. More.
Attend the 2017 Policy Consultation in St. Petersburg, FL December 7-9, 2017. More.
The Solar September campaign provided information to help workforce development boards support the solar industry in their areas. Access recaps of the activities.
NAWB and Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) announce a partnership to strengthen workforce alignment with industry needs. Read the press release.