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VT Department of Labor Announcement

Public Hearing Notice for the WIOA State Plan Modifications

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Modifications to
Vermont’s Unified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act State Plan

Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Governor of each State must submit a
Unified or Combined State Plan to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor that outlines a four-year
strategy for the State’s workforce development system. States must have approved plans in place to
receive funding for core WIOA programs. States are required to modify their plans to reflect changes in
labor market information, economic conditions, program changes, and state priorities every two
years. The State Workforce Development Board (SWDB) is charged with assisting in plan development
and modification, and for leading the public comment process.

SWDB will hold a public hearing conference call on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 1:00-2:30 pm to gather
comments on proposed changes to the State Plan. Please use the following call in information:877-273-
4202, room ID 435566250.

The modified plan is available at
comments may be submitted up to Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Sophia Yager at the Vermont Department
of Labor, 5 Green Mountain Drive, PO Box 488, Montpelier, VT 05601-0488 or by e-mail to

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Spring Career Fair in Rutland

CAREER FAIR-Rutland, The Vermont Department of Labor is holding its annual Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Franklin Conference Center, 1 Scale Avenue, Rutland.

The Career Fair is from 11:00am-3:00pm with the first hour reserved for veterans. Over 45 employers from Rutland, Addison and Bennington counties expected. Please call the Department of Labor Career Resource Center at 802-786-5837 with any questions.

Vermont’s Statewide 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections

The Vermont Department of Labor announces the release of the 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections, showing future employment growth in over 500 occupations. Also included in the release is the Median Wage Rate and the typical Education, Work Experience and On-The-Job Training needed for each occupation.

Long Term Projections provide a general guide for the direction and relative strength of occupational demand and assist the educational community, workforce development specialists, and individuals exploring careers to plan for the future and identify occupations that will show promise in the number of annual openings and good incomes over the long run.

For more information visit Occupational Projections and or download the 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections – Statewide [XLS] report.