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Dept of Labor Webinars on Workforce Development & Libraries

The Department of Labor has offered guidance on partnerships between workforce agencies and libraries.  In the press release, two upcoming webinars were mentioned.  A recent District Dispatch posting highlighted them as follows:

The Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration will soon offer two webinars related to collaboration with libraries as part of its new
partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS):

  •  July 19: This webinar will highlight promising state and local examples of
    workforce-library collaboration. Details to be announced on the Workforce3One
    website. (Registration is required to access site content.)
  • August 11: This webinar on WebJunction will present an introduction to the
    workforce system and the electronic tools most helpful to library staff. Free
    registration
    is open now.
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Dept. of Labor provides guidance on workforce agency and library partnerships

The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA) issued guidance to workforce agencies on partnering with libraries through a Training and Employment Notice (TEN).  The TEN follows an earlier announcement and formally encourages workforce agencies and One-Stop Career Centers to partner with libraries in order to extend the career and employment services they provide to job seekers and the unemployed.  For more information, including a link to the TEN and partnership examples, go to the press release from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The press release also includes information on future webinars to discuss workforce-library partnerships and workforce tools for library staff to assist job seekers.

IMLS and Dept of Labor announce new partnership

The Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS) and the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration announced a new partnership to help job seekers get needed services in public services.  For more information, see the announcement in the District Dispatch posting.


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