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Fulton County Workforce Investment Board Task Forces to host meetings
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Fulton County Workforce Investment Board Task Forces to host meetings

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Fulton County Workforce Preparation and Employment System – Workforce Investment Act Board (FCWPES-WIA) Development and Visibility and Influence Task Force will meet Wednesday, August 28, 2013, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The Task Force  meeting will be followed by a 1:30 p.m. meeting of the Visibility and Influence Taskforce.  Both meetings will be held in the Youth Enrichment Services Center of the Office of Workforce Development at 2805 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30315. 

The FCWPES-WIA Board oversees activities related to providing an environment that supports a skilled and trained workforce and to creating innovative programs that serve the changing needs of employers and the business community.

WIA helps Georgia move toward a comprehensive, customer-focused workforce investment system where Job Seeker and Employer customers alike can access a wide range of workforce-related tools and information needed to manage their work activities. Services are provided through a network of One-Stop Centers statewide.

Through the WIA, unemployed and underemployed adults, young people, dislocated workers and displaced homemakers can “Jump Start Their Future” by obtaining career training, skill upgrades or retraining in new careers after losing employment resulting from business closings or downsizing.   Additionally, WIA allows businesses to provide leadership and information towards re-training and skills upgrades.  WIA works to ensure that Workforce Development prepares residents for current and future jobs.

For more information, call the Housing and Human Services Department, Office of Workforce Development at 404-730-1931.

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact Nell Kapple in the Housing and Human Services Department at (404) 613-7944. For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.

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