Workforce Bulletin - February 10, 2012

Feb 10, 2012

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This edition of Workforce Bulletin contains the following articles:
  • Agreement on UI Extension Hits Stumbling Block
  • President's FY 2013 Budget Plan Will Adhere to Prior Spending Levels
  • NASWA Meets With Federal Reserve on Long Term Unemployment
  • New ITSC Product: Claimant and Employer Messaging Toolkit
  • States Continue Work on National Vision Connecting UI Claimants with the Reemployment System
  • NASWA Participates in Meeting to Assist Veterans Employment
  • New SIDES Website
  • Business Continuity Effort for States
  • Job Openings Were 3.4 Million in December
  • NASWA Submits Comments on USDOL's Proposal to Strengthen Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • USDOL VETS Selects Two New Deputy Assistant Secretaries
  • Expedited Rescission Bill Passes House with Bipartisan Support
  • Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims Continue to Decline; Continued Claims Increase Slightly From Last Week's Levels
  • NASWA and DirectEmployers Association Adds National Labor Exchange Staff
  • Inside USDOL