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Partners for Job Seekers

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Job Seekers


Library Partnerships with Workforce Agencies -The Department of Labor (DOL) and other workforce agencies can be potent partners for libraries who are in the front line of response to unemployed patrons.  Web Junction page by Betha Gutsche with links to examples of library partnerships by state.


U.S. Public Workforce System Overview   

Principles and programs from the workforce system of the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Employment & Training Administration (ETA).



Effective Partnerships between the Public Workforce System and Libraries (ETA/IMLS)

On July 19, 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA) hosted a webinar in collaboration with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) on effective workforce-library partnerships. Presenters were from ETA, IMLS, the State of Illinois and Jefferson County, Colorado. This webinar was a part of the partnership between ETA and IMLS, dedicated to spreading the examples of partnership between the workforce system and libraries. To access the presentation, recording, and transcript, please visit the event listing on Workforce3.org and login to the site (registration is free).

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Public Libraries and One-Stops (New York State Library)

In response to the needs of New York's job seekers and the needs of public libraries which are directly serving them, the New York State Library worked with the NYS Department of Labor (DoL) to produce a joint webinar on successful partnerships between public libraries and One Stop employment centers across the State. The presentation begins with an overview of One Stop services and then covers three examples of partnerships.

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From the left hand menu:

  • select "Recorded Sessions";
  • then select "Public Libraries & One Stops";
  • Click"View"
  • Password: LIB2010 (case-sensitive)

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