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Fulton County Workforce Investment Board to Hold Quarterly Board Meeting on December 13
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Fulton County Workforce Investment Board to Hold Quarterly Board Meeting on December 13

ATLANTA -- The Fulton County Workforce Preparation and Employment System –Workforce Investment Act Board (FCWPES-WIA) will meet Thursday, December 13, beginning at 10:00 A.M.  The final meeting of 2012 will be held in Conference Room 242 of the Office of Workforce Development at the Adamsville Regional Health Center, 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SW in Atlanta. 

The FCWPES-WIA Board oversees activities related to providing an environment that supports a skilled and trained workforce and to creating innovative programs that serve the changing needs of employers and the business community.

WIA helps Georgia move toward a comprehensive, customer-focused workforce investment system where Job Seeker and Employer customers alike can access a wide range of workforce-related tools and information they need to manage their work activities. Services are provided through a network of One-Stop Centers statewide.

Through the WIA, unemployed and underemployed adults, young people, dislocated workers and displaced homemakers can “Jump Start Their Future” by obtaining career training, skill upgrades or retraining in new careers after losing employment resulting from business closings or downsizing.   Additionally, WIA allows businesses to provide leadership and information towards re-training and skills upgrades.  WIA works to ensure that Workforce Development prepares residents for current and future jobs.

For more information, call the Housing and Human Services Office of Workforce Development at 404-730-1931.

All Fulton County meeting facilities meet ADA accessibility requirements.  Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations and communication in an alternative format, please contact the Department of Housing and Human Services at (404) 613-7944.  For relay-type service, dial 711.

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