Department of Labor to Host Live Stream Plenary on Workforce System Innovations

Department of Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez invites you to a live stream plenary on exciting and impactful workforce system innovations being implemented by DOL’s Workforce Innovation Fund (WIF) grantees. Secretary Perez will kick off this first event in the Eye on the Workforce Innovation Fund Stakeholder Engagement Series, providing opening remarks on the impacts that these innovations will have on our nation’s workforce system. He will be joined by Kate McAdams, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Acting Assistant Secretary Eric Seleznow.

Register now to participate in Innovating @ the Speed of Business on March 27, 2014 at 2:15 PM ET. Workforce Innovation Fund grantees in Ohio (Workforce Initiative Association) and Pennsylvania (Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board) will share their strategies for engaging businesses and creating viable pathways.

During the event, everyone is welcome to post questions on Twitter using the hash tag #workforceinnovation. The project team will monitor questions on Twitter and answer them from the Labor Department Twitter account (@USDOL) during and after the event. Before the event, help us spread the word by posting this message to your social media network: Join @USDOL’s @LaborSec on 3-27 @ 2:15 PM ET for a live stream plenary on #workforceinnovation.

This stakeholder engagement series is designed to provide a national forum for the public workforce system to discuss the power and promise of innovation. It will afford ETA the opportunity to engage with its valued stakeholders and to learn about promising practices that can successfully help businesses thrive and Americans get good jobs.