Employment Law -- Employee

Are There Training Programs Available To Help Individuals Entering The Workforce?

Yes, the Employment Development Department administers the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) . WIA programs provide job training and direct employment opportunities to the local community. This includes all adults and youth, especially dislocated workers, public aid recipients, veterans, older workers, and minorities. At the local level, a statewide network of Local Workforce Investment Areas (LWIA)receive WIA funds to maintain current employment and training programs and to establish new programs.