New Ten-State Demonstration Project to Rebuild Workforce Programs, Help Unemployed


The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) documents several recommendations to improve job-training programs administered by the federal government and better meet the needs of long-term unemployed Americans in its Getting Work: How Government Can Do Better Preparing Americans for Today's Jobs report.

BPC's Governors' Council recommends that Congress launch a"10/10" demonstration project that would enable up to ten states to take 10 percent fewer dollars than the state would have received in 2014 to design a workforce program that meets state needs.


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Federal Programs Related to - Employment, General/Other

Programs whose primary purpose is to help people find, secure and sustain suitable gainful employment.

Federal Programs Related to - Job Training & Employment

Programs that provide instruction or experience in utilizing the skills required for the performance of specific job-related tasks and the assumption of specific job-related responsibilities. Includes comprehensive programs offering training, education, employment and social welfare. Community Work & Training Programs; Employment Acquisition; Employment Placement Programs; Employment Preparation; Employment Procurement; Employment Training; Employment Training Job Referral Programs; Foreign Employment Programs; Industrial Training; Job Banks; Job Fairs; Job Information Clearinghouses; Job Listings; Job Seeking Skills; Jobs Training Partnership Act; JTPA Programs; Manpower Training Programs; Occupational Training; OICs; On-the-Job Training; Opportunities Industrialization Centers; Personnel Training; Post Employment Assistance Programs; Pre-Employment Training; Pre-Job Guidance; Prejob Training; Public Employment & Training Programs; Title IIA Programs; Title IIB Programs; Welfare to Work Programs; WIA Programs; Work & Training Programs; Work Experience Programs; Workforce Development Programs; Workforce Investment Act Programs;

Federal Programs Related to - Job Search & Placement

Programs that help people who are searching for a position to choose and obtain the most suitable option. Includes programs that provide instruction for people who need to acquire the basic skills and tools that are required to successfully apply for and secure employment and to retain a position once they have been hired.

Employment Acquisition Programs; Employment Referrals; Employment Resource Center; Employment Screening Finding Services; Interview Clothing Provisions; Job Clubs; Job Counseling and Placement Services; Job Interview Training; Job Placement Assistance; Job Readiness Programs; Job Referrals; Job Search Assistance; Job Search Resource Center; Job Search Techniques; Resume Preparation Assistance; Working Wardrobes

Federal Programs Related to - Government & Public Administration

Programs that are concerned with the effective functioning of government, including the administration of public agencies and the actions and decisions of public officials. Bankruptcy Programs; Election Regulation; Government Reform (+ Advocacy); Social Security Reform (+ Advocacy)


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