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  • Workforce Bulletin - April 11, 2014

    This edition of Workforce Bulletin contains articles on the U.S. Senate passing the Extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation, the Secretary of Labor testifies before Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee, USDOL releases guidance on Jobs for Veterans State Grant program, briefing on OFCCP's recent VEVRAA regulations, IT Security resources for the UI community and much more. MORE >>

  • NASWA and Employers Partner to Help Veterans Find Employment

    In an effort to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses obtain meaningful civilian careers and to raise awareness around the important issue of veterans' employment, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, DirectEmployers Association, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's, Hiring our Heroes program, signed an agreement today committing themselves to partner with each other and leverage the strengths and expertise of all three organizations. MORE >>

  • 2014 National UI Directors' Conference and IT/Legal Issues Forum

    The Utah Department of Workforce Services invites you to join us in Salt Lake City, Utah for a meeting of Creating Connections in the 21st Century. The 2014 NASWA UI Directors' Conference and IT/Legal Issues Forum will be held October 20-23, 2014. MORE >>   LINK >>

  • FINRA Brochure: Job Dislocation: Making Smart Financial Choices after a Job Loss

    With assistance from NASWA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has updated a brochure that provides unbiased financial advice for dislocated workers. Through this partnership, FINRA is again printing 300,000 or more copies of this brochure and will ship copies to every state free of charge to give out to the States' unemployed citizens. FINRA is covering all costs. NASWA is facilitating the distribution to states. MORE >>

  • Save the Date: 2014 National UI Interstate Benefits Training April 29-30, 2014

    This two-day training conference is designed to promote cooperation among states in managing Interstate and Combined Wage Claim operations and to promote efficient administration of the Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees and the Unemployment Compensation for Ex-servicemembers (UCX) programs. This year's boot-camp approach will encourage effective and efficient implementation and use of the UI Interstate Connection Network (ICON). MORE >>   LINK >>

  • NASWA State Supplemental Funding Survey FY 2013

    Over the last 20 years, NASWA has surveyed state workforce agencies to determine the amount of state funds used to supplement federal grants to operate a variety of federal workforce and unemployment insurance programs. The results from the FY 2013 NASWA State Supplemental Funding Survey show state supplemental funding appears to have turned a corner, as state budgets have moved from reductions in state spending, to slight increases in spending because of improved economic activity. MORE >>   LINK >>



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