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  • Workforce Investment Board (WIB)

    The Pima County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is authorized by the Department of Labor and appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the local Pima County Arizona@Work system (formerly the One-Stop system) that connects eligible job ready Youth, Adults, and Dislocated Workers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations. The Pima County Arizona@Work Career Centers(formerly the Pima County One-Stop Career Centers) administer funding and programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  of 2014, which passed Congress by a large bipartisan majority (Senate 95-3; House 415-6), reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 and provides a new structure for state and local workforce boards.

    The Pima County Arizona@Work system is a partner of the Arizona Workforce Connection, a statewide network of career centers and the American Job Center network.
     
    The Pima County WIB pursues its vision of "Quality Jobs • Qualified Workers" through the following goals:
     
        1.  Assisting people to obtain jobs in strategic industry sectors. 
        2.  Supporting employers in finding and hiring qualified employees. 
        3.  Engaging underrepresented labor pools by removing barriers to employment.

    Pima County Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Five Year Plan

    The Pima County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has prepared its WIA plan for the Pima County One-Stop Career Center.  The Pima County WIOA Plan (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017) was approved by the Pima County Board of Supervisors on January 21, 2014.  A News Release regarding the Pima County Supervisors adopting the WIA Plan was issued Janauary 22, 2014.

    Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Provision of Services under the Workforce Investment Act for the Pima County Local Workforce Investment Area (LWIA) in the State of Arizona.  This MOU, made on the 1st day of July 2014, is an operational agreement entered into by the Pima County WIB and the Workforce Partner Organizations (Partners).

    Pima County WIB Sectors

    Pima County has a Sector Strategy targeting workforce investment in industries of critical importance for the region's economy. Activities include grant-seeking, marketing, incentives and development of curriculum to align with industry needs.
    • Aerospace/Defense/Manufacturing
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Natural and Renewable Resources
    • Logistics
    • Health Science
    • Infrastructure

    Board Information:


    Board Coordinator

    Charles Casey
    Community Services,
    Employment and Training
    (520) 724-6742

    Anna M. Cunes
    Community Services,
    Employment and Training
    (520) 724-6766

    Location of Meetings

    Confirm meeting location on the corresponding agenda