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NCWorks Commission meets in Asheville on August 8

The NCWorks Commission will meet in Asheville at the AB Tech/Mission Health Conference Center on Wednesday, August 8 from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm.  This meeting is open to the public.  This will be the first time the NCWorks Commission has met in a location west of Hickory.

“The NCWorks Commission recommends policies and strategies that enable the state’s workforce and businesses to compete in the global economy.

The Commission is designated as the state’s Workforce Development Board under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Led by a private sector chair, the 33-member Commission includes representatives from the business community, heads of state workforce agencies, educators, and community leaders. All members are appointed by the Governor.

Mission: To ensure North Carolina has an innovative, relevant, effective, and efficient workforce development system that develops adaptable, work ready, skilled talent to meet the current and future needs of workers and businesses to achieve and sustain economic prosperity.”

NCWorks Commission members

NCWorks Commission members are majority private sector employers with other members representing the UNC System, NC Community College System, NC Department of Public Instruction, NC Department of Commerce, NC Department of Health and Human Services,  NC Department of Administration, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, organized labor as well as other workforce development representatives.