All posts by Grace Glaubman

2021 Draft NEO Workforce Region (NOW) & Local Plans Available for Public Comment

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federal law enacted in 2014 to reform and modernize the public workforce system. WIOA requires Governors to designate local and regional workforce development areas, and requires these areas to create local and regional workforce development plans. The Northeast Ohio Workforce (NOW) region was designated as a […]

Request for Proposals Announced: SFY 2022 One-Stop Operator Services at OhioMeansJobs Medina County

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) for Ohio’s Local Area 2, comprised of Summit and Medina Counties, announces the issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) packet for entities seeking to provide the following services during State Fiscal Year 2022: One-Stop Operator Services at OhioMeansJobs Medina County Mandatory Letter of Intent: Any organization wishing to respond […]

Summit & Medina Workforce Area COG Board Meeting – 3/25/21

The Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) Board will convene its next public meeting on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be virtual via Zoom video conference. The public may click here to join. The SAMWA COG is responsible for implementing, governing, and administering all workforce development programming, as permitted […]

Summit Medina Workforce Development Board Meeting – 3/25/21

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board (WDB) will hold its next regular meeting on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 8:00 AM. The meeting will convene virtually via Microsoft Teams. (Join Microsoft Teams Meeting here) The WDB is comprised of business, non-profit and government representatives from Summit and Medina Counties, which together form Ohio’s Local Workforce Area 2. The […]

Request for Proposals Announced: SFY 2022 CCMEP Youth Employment and Educational Services in Summit County

The Summit & Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) and County of Summit Department of Job & Family Services (CSDJFS) announces the joint issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for entities seeking to provide the following services during State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022: Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP) Youth Employment and […]

Request for Proposals Announced: SFY 2022 CCMEP Youth Employment and Educational Services in Medina County

The Summit & Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) and Medina County Job and Family Services (MCJFS) announces the joint issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for entities seeking to provide the following services during State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022: Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP) Youth Employment and Educational Services in […]

Summit OMJ Resource Room opens with limited access

The Resource Room located inside the OhioMeansJobs Summit County center is now open with limited access. Access to the resource room is available only for persons receiving unemployment insurance who have a letter from the state, which instructs them to search for employment to continue receiving their compensation and fulfill the job search requirement. YOU […]

Summit & Medina Workforce Area COG Board Meeting – 1/28/21

The Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) Board will convene its next public meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be virtual via Zoom video conference. The public may click here to join. The SAMWA COG is responsible for implementing, governing, and administering all workforce development programming, as permitted […]

Summit Medina Workforce Development Board Meeting – 1/28/21

The Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board (WDB) will hold its next regular meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at 8:00 AM. The meeting will convene virtually via Microsoft Teams. (Join Microsoft Teams Meeting here) The WDB is comprised of business, non-profit and government representatives from Summit and Medina Counties, which together form Ohio’s Local Workforce Area 2. […]

Information on Ohio Unemployment Insurance (UI) Fraud

From the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services: Program fraud has ramped up over the past several months, but none more than in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.   All Unemployment Insurance fraud complaints must be reported to: • (800) 686-1555 (Option 1) • Fax documents to (614) 752-4808 • JFS.Ohio.gov/Fraud to fill out […]