In accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)—which establishes an integrated workforce system designed to meet the needs of businesses and job seekers—the Philadelphia Workforce Development Board is seeking public comments on its WIOA strategic plan for Program Years July 1, 2021-June 30, 2024. The plan details the board’s strategic workforce planning efforts informed by local workforce and economic analysis, resultant vision and goals, system-wide strategies by which the goals will be achieved, operational plans by which these strategies will be executed, and the board’s compliance with federal, state and local requirements. The plan may be accessed here
Written comments will be accepted from February 24, 2021 through the close of business March 26, 2021. Comments may be submitted to email@example.com with WIOA Local Plan Comments in the subject line. Additionally, a virtual public meeting will take place March 12, 2021 at 10 a.m. to review the contents of the plan. To access the meeting, click https://philaworks-org.zoom.us/j/6118505119?pwd=YUpnOXNmbHZTR0hDeEYra2VpOHJtQT09&from=addon, Meeting ID 611 850 5119, Pass code: 1300.
Additionally, the Southeastern PA regional plan—which includes Bucks, Delaware, Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties—will integrate workforce strategies and resources across the region is available for comment. The regional plan can be accessed at the following link.
Comments on the regional plan will be accepted until March 26, 2021 at 4p.m.