Category Archives: NOW Regional & Local Plans

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 […]

NOW Regional and Local Plans Approved by the State of Ohio

The Northeast Ohio Workforce Region (NOW), comprised of Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit Counties, is proud to announce that the State of Ohio has approved its Regional Plan. The culmination of a months-long regional and local planning process, the State’s approval signifies the Plan’s compliance with all applicable provisions of the […]

The Northeast Ohio Workforce (NOW) Region Invites the Public to Comment on the Regional and Local Plans

In accordance with the requirements of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), which is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the State of Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services, the Northeast Ohio Workforce (NOW) Regional and Local Plans for each of NOW’s five local workforce are available […]