10.12.

Incumbent Worker Training Assistance-Deadline Extended

Incumbent Worker Training Assistance – Deadline Extended

Pursuant to Hurricane Matthew, the deadline to apply for Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) through the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, under provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, has been extended until October 21st.  The purpose of this IWT Program is to assist employers in training currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive.  Private Sector South Carolina Employers located in the counties of Williamsburg, Georgetown and Horry in need of training for incumbent workers due to expansion and changing skill requirements caused by new technology, retooling, new product lines, and new organizational restructuring may be eligible for IWT assistance.  Interested employers must forward their request for IWT assistance to Ayla Hemeon, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, REFERENCE:  IWT PROGRAM, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC  29440, by October 21, 2016.  You may request an IWT Application by email to kmccutchen@wrcog.org or visit our website at http://www.waccamawworks.org.

10.04.

10/10/2016 WRCOG Board of Director’s Agenda

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments Board of Director’s meeting will be on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the council’s conference room at 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

Click here to view: agenda10-10-2016

09.30.

Notice of Public Comment-WIOA Regional Plan

Notice of Public Comment

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, serving as the administrative entity for the Waccamaw Workforce Development Area, is accepting public comment on the Pee Dee Region’s four-year regional plan as required by The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.  The Pee Dee Region includes the Waccamaw (Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties), Santee Lynches (Sumter, Clarendon, Kershaw and Lee counties) and Pee Dee (Florence, Marion, Darlington, Dillon, Marlboro and Chesterfield counties) Workforce Development Areas. The region’s four year plan serves as a process that will plan for, build, begin to implement, and provide for sustaining a talent development system built on defining the talent pipeline at the regional level that will support the State’s strategic and operational goals.  The plan can be found online at www.waccamawworks.org or at www.wrcog.org.  Comments on the plan can be submitted by October 30, 2016 in writing to the attention of:

WIOA Regional Plan, 2016-2020

Public Comment
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
1230 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC  29440

09.30.

Notice of Public Comment-WIOA Local Plan

Notice of Public Comment

The Waccamaw Workforce Development Area, which includes Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties, and the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments as its administrative entity are accepting public comment on their four-year local plan required by The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.  WIOA is designed to help youth, job seekers and businesses.  The comprehensive four-year local plan, in partnership with Chief Elected Officials, serves as a plan to develop, align, and integrate local area service delivery strategies with those that support the State’s strategic and operational goals.  The plan can be found online at www.waccamawworks.org or at www.wrcog.org.  Comments on the plan can be submitted by October 30, 2016 in writing to the attention of:

WIOA Local Plan 2016-2020

Public Comment
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
1230 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC  29440

09.26.

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Assistance Applications Now Available

Incumbent Worker Training Assistance
The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments announces the availability of Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) under provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The purpose of this IWT Program is to assist employers in training currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive. Private Sector South Carolina Employers located in the counties of Williamsburg, Georgetown and Horry in need of training for incumbent workers due to expansion and changing skill requirements caused by new technology, retooling, new product lines, and new organizational restructuring may be eligible for IWT assistance. Interested employers must forward their request for IWT assistance to Ayla Hemeon, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, REFERENCE: IWT PROGRAM, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440, by October 14, 2016.

You may request an IWT Application by email to kmccutchen@wrcog.org or you may print/complete the application below:

IWT Public Announcement

IWT Guidelines

IWT Application

 

 
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