Background on the Regional Workforce Development PlanThe Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) and the State of California Workforce Development Board mandates regional workforce planning by local workforce development boards. In the case of Los Angeles County, the State has designated the Los Angeles Basin Regional Planning Unit for the purpose of regional workforce development planning. This unit covers the whole county and is represented by the seven local Workforce Development Boards
Earlier this year, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled the JobsLA.org smartphone application at the Northeast Valley WorkSource Center during a job fair focused on job openings in the "sharing” and on-demand economy. The mobile app allows job seekers
The City and County of Los Angeles Workforce Development Boards commissioned Dr. Christine Cooper of the LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics to create two reports regarding an occupational and industry workforce forecast for the LA region for the period through 2020.