Author: Jennifer Wilch
Public Notice and Request for Comment
The Wyoming Workforce Development Council is seeking public comment on a draft of Wyoming’s Unified State Plan (Plan). Wyoming is required to submit the Plan under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Plan ensures compliance with Public Law 113-128. Comments are sought by February 16, 2022.
WIOA brings together the following programs: employment and training services for adults, dislocated workers, and youth; Wagner-Peyser employment services; adult education and literacy programs; and Vocational Rehabilitation state grant programs that assist individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment.
Additional information on WIOA may be found on the Department of Labor’s website.
A copy of the draft Plan is available for public inspection online at: https://wyowdc.wyo.gov/reports/?report_type=state_plans. Hard copies of the Plan will be made available for review at the local Department of Workforce Services, Workforce Centers. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternate formats will be made available upon request. Chief elected officials, businesses, labor organizations, institutions of higher education, primary stakeholders, and the general public are encouraged to provide comments. Comments should be made in writing and must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on February 16, 2022, to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the attention of Laurie Knowlton Walters at 5221 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002.
Road Trip Nation
WWDC is proud to have partnered with Wyoming Department of Education to fuel the big Green RV as it crossed Wyoming with three young adults eager to explore career opportunities available to them in their home state. Road Trip Nation – Wyoming will premier on November 16th on Wyoming PBS. https://roadtripnation.com/roadtrip/wyoming-documentary