Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Local and Regional Plan for Philadelphia and Surrounding Counties Program Years 2021-2024

Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 2, 2021

In accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)—which establishes an integrated workforce system designed to meet the needs of businesses and job seekers—the Philadelphia Workforce Development Board is seeking public comments on its WIOA strategic plan for Program Years July 1, 2021-June 30, 2024. The plan details the board’s strategic workforce planning efforts informed by local workforce and economic analysis, resultant vision and goals, system-wide strategies by which the goals will be achieved, operational plans by which these strategies will be executed, and the board’s compliance with federal, state and local requirements.

The plan may be accessed here

Written comments will be accepted from February 24, 2021, through the close of business March 26, 2021. Comments may be submitted to with WIOA Local Plan Comments in the subject line. Additionally, a virtual public meeting will take place March 12, 2021, at 10 a.m. to review the contents of the plan. To access the meeting, click ID 611 850 5119, Passcode: 1300.

Additionally, the Southeastern PA regional plan—which includes Bucks, Delaware, Berks, Chester, and Montgomery Counties—will integrate workforce strategies and resources across the region is available for comment. The regional plan can be accessed at the following link.

Comments on the regional plan will be accepted until March 26, 2021, at 4 p.m.