California Workforce Blog

Workforce Development Apprenticeship Program

CWA has set a high bar in California for its efforts to build California’s Workforce System capacity to handle a new generation of job seekers with its challenges, and there is no indication of stopping anytime soon. The Sacramento Employment and Training Agency, the...

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Partnerships to Unlock Social Mobility

Partnerships to Unlock Social Mobility

Partnerships that Unlock Social Mobility (Partnerships) seeks to bring Workforce Boards and Education entities together regionally to help achieve prosperity for all Californians through the acquisition of skills and access to successful careers, enhancing the...

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WorkCon 2017

WORKCON 2017 Epicenter May 10-12, 2017 Hyatt Regency Orange County Sponsored by the California Workforce Association WORKCON 2017 brings together workforce and economic development professionals, educators involved with career technical and adult education,...

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CWA Executive Bootcamp

CWA Executive Bootcamp

WORKFORCE EXECUTIVE BOOTCAMP CWA is proud to offer this year-long training for directors, deputy directors, and executive Workforce Development Board staff. There is a total of 60 hours of content and learning. Bootcamp will provide the knowledge, tools, and...

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Workforce Effectiveness – Real System ROI

Workforce Effectiveness – Real System ROI

Economists and the stock market have been celebrating the low unemployment rate indicating the United States has achieved a sustained period of full employment. However, in communities across the country, there are Americans who are either underemployed or stuck in...

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CWA’s State Bill Positions – April

SUPPORT AB 376 (Chavez) – Summary: Would, by July 1, 2018, require the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, the California Department of Veterans Affairs, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, in consultation with the United States...

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Federal Legislative Update – March

Federal Legislative Update – March

March, 2017 The US Senate continues to confirm President Trump’s cabinet nominees. The Secretary of Labor position remains unfilled following the abrupt withdrawal of President Trump’s original DOL nominee, Andrew Puzder. President Trump has since nominated labor...

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Quick California Election Summary

This document is a broad summary of the results of the election, potential impacts on the system, and an early look at potential activities for CWA. We will continue to update as details come in. Presidential Election and Leadership The election of Donald Trump as...

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Setting the Vision

Maybe you've heard that CWA has a new Vision Statement. A prosperous California where thriving industries are sustained by a highly skilled, diverse and innovative workforce. 16 words. 16 carefully crafted, debated, and vetted words. 16 words that it took about three...

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How To Speak Workforce

The room was cramped, and the people wedged into it were uncomfortable in their suits and dresses and heat and that noise from the kitchen staff as they ended their day loudly on the other side of the thin dividing "wall". As to be expected, tempers ran as hot as the...

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The New Site

CWA would like to welcome all of our visitors to our new website. We're proud of this site, proud of the modern look and feel, but even prouder of the content. Take a look around, let us know what you think!

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CWA Business

Feb 19

Legislative Committee Call

February 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mar 19

Legislative Committee Call

March 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Apr 16

Legislative Committee Call

April 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
May 21

Legislative Committee Call

May 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jun 18

Legislative Committee Call

June 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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