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Welcome to the PA Workforce Development Association

PA Partners and the PA Association of Workforce Investment Boards have recently merged to form the new PA Workforce Development Association (PWDA). The PA Workforce Development Association is the voice of Pennsylvania's workforce system, leading the workforce conversation, telling the workforce story, and serving as a clearinghouse for workforce development information to all stakeholders in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Learn more about us...

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Save the date! 30th Annual Employment, Training & Education Conference

May 7-9, 2014 Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA


Click here for more information, including the tentative agenda, workshops on Wednesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 8, speakers, Virtual Partner Showcase, and more! 


2013 WIB Symposium

Thanks to all those who joined us in State College for a successful WIB Symposium!  Please click here to check out the slides, handouts and other resources from the Symposium.   




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Rep. Karen Boback: House Majority Policy Committee examines career preparation for college students, Boback says.

17 April 2014

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Pres. Obama visits CCAC in Allegheny County to talk jobs training grants

17 April 2014

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PA joblessness not due to skills gap, experts say

17 April 2014

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President Obama visits Allegheny County to announce new job training initiatives

16 April 2014

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Via National Skills Coalition: Gubernatorial candidates in PA focus on workforce, job training funding

16 April 2014

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Northeastern colleges provide testimony on need for increased job training resources for local workforce

16 April 2014

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Pres. Obama to visit Allegheny County to talk job training, grant program

15 April 2014

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With benefits cut off, long-term unemployed still facing steep climb

14 April 2014

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CBO Publishes Report on Estimated Costs of WIA Reauthorization


The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released a report outlining the estimated costs of reauthorization the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) via both the U.S. House and Senate proposals.


"PA WInS" legislation passes PA House unanimously


Rep. Eli Evankovich's (R-Westmoreland, Armstrong) "PA Workforce Investment Strategy" bill unanimously passed the Pennsylvania House on January 13, 200-0. The bill will now be send to the Senate Labor & Industry Committee for consideration. 


"CareerBound" legislation passes PA House unanimously


Rep. Ryan Mackenzie's (R-Berks, Lehigh) "CareerBound" bill passed the Pennsylvania House on December 17, 198-0.  The bill will now be sent to the Senate Labor & Industry Committee for consideration.


U.S. House passes "Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013"; Senate expected to approve legislation this week


On December 12, the U.S House of Representatives voted 332-94 to approve the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013” (BBA), legislation setting overall federal spending levels for fiscal years (FY) 2014 and 2015. Read more...