CWA members understand that everyone has been challenged during these uncertain times.
Social distancing, and shelter and place orders have effectively shut down our economy. However, the State’s Local Workforce Development Boards and their system of America’s Job Centers of California are poised and ready to assist individuals and businesses who have been affected by COVID-19 get back to work.
Our State’s Workforce system is still open for business and nothing can be more essential then helping businesses find needed talent and assisting individuals get back to work.
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THE WORKFORCE SYSTEM SERVES
Our Mission is to enhance and inspire California’s local workforce development boards and their partners through strategic advocacy, partnership convening, and capacity building.
Bringing experience and an entrepreneurial spirit to workforce development, the staff of CWA works tirelessly to produce results for its members and to drive the system to achieve prosperity for California’s businesses and job seekers.
Workforce development can be a catalyst for economic growth, if the right partnerships are in place. CWA partners with business, education, labor, community organizations, and all other parties who are dedicated to the future of workforce.
BusinessStanislaus County Small Business Relief Program
Three million dollars in CARES Act funding was approved by the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors for the Small Business Relief Program, a microgrant program created to support small business through the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 national health crises. The County’s Workforce Development Board implemented the program and awarded micro-grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses with up to 50 employees. 344 businesses were awarded grants designed to lessen the impact of operational costs and help businesses retain their employees. To read more, please click here.
Best PracticeOne Fair Wage’s High Road Kitchens
High Road Kitchens initiative provides an opportunity to build a new, more equitable, sustainable service industry for all workers.