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The NCWorks Commission is enabled and led by federal legislation and state-level strategic plans.
As required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, North Carolina’s WIOA State Unified Plan was developed to determine the four-year implementation of the Act. Using input gained from the WIOA Steering Council and public comments. The final version of the plan was submitted by the Governor to the U.S. Department of Labor in March 2016.
The plan was developed by workforce partners (NC Commerce, North Carolina Community College System, and NC Department of Health and Human Services) in accordance with federal plan requirements from the US Department of Labor.
The Commission developed and approved the 2017-20196 Strategic Plan to create an integrated workforce system that effectively responds to the needs of employers and prepares workers for North Carolina's economy.
Workforce Development Boards plans and oversees local workforce programs in their respective areas.
NCWorks is a partnership between education and workforce agencies in the public and private sectors. The strong relationships between these partners enable us to connect job seekers to employers. NCWorks is made possible through the following groups:
As a member of the commission, you are invited to the annual NCWorks Partnership Conference, where you can learn best practices and network with workforce professionals from across the state. To register or learn more information, visit the NCWorks Training Center's conference website.