Workforce Development

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD / ONE-STOP SYSTEM The Workforce Investment Board (WIB), in concert with the County Executive, is a policy-making body on workforce development and is mandated by the Federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Represented by a diverse group of stakeholders in the private and public sector, the Board is responsible for developing strategies and policies to form a seamless, coordinated One-Stop System for an array of educational, employment and training programs that will meet the current and future demands of Essex County employers.

COMMITTEES:

  • Business and Economic Development Committee
  • Disability Committee
  • Education-Literacy Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • One-Stop Partners/ Welfare to Work Operations Committee
  • Welfare-to-Work Committee
  • Youth Investment Council

The One-Stop System consists of critical workforce elements, including the Division of Training and Employment, Workforce Investment Board (WIB), the Department of Citizen Services, community-based literacy providers and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to form the One-Stop Career Center located at 50 South Clinton Street, East Orange, New Jersey.

2014 BOARD MEMBERS

Workforce Investment Board Meeting Minutes From Mar.19, 2013

Workforce Investment Board Meeting Minutes From July16, 2013

Workforce Investment Board Meeting Minutes From November 22, 2013

Meeting Minutes
2013
March 19, 2013
2012
March 20, 2012
July 31, 2012
October 16, 2012
December 11, 2012
OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
50 South Clinton Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018

Executive Director Samuel Okparaeke
(T) 973-395-8409 (F) 973-395-8483