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

The Brattleboro Career Resource Center Is Moving

Department of Labor Announces David Lahr as New Workforce Development Director

Commissioner of Labor, Lindsay Kurrle, announced the appointment of long-time Department of Labor employee David Lahr as the new Workforce Development
Division Director.

Press Release

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.

Barrier-Free Employment

Career Resource Centers

Vermont Job Link


Barrier-Free Employment Brochure

State of Vermont WIOA Unified Plan

To view the State of Vermont WIOA Unified Plan, click here.
If you have questions or comments, please email Roger VanTassel.

The White River Junction Office has Moved to 118 Prospect St. in Hartford


Vermont WIA/W-P State Plan 2012 through 2017 (PDF)

Vermont State WIA W-P 5 Year Strategic Plan