WDB Creating Job Opportunities
On June 30, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti approved the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board's $64 million Annual Plan for Program Year 2015-16.

Approved by the WIB on May 27, 2015, the plan passed the $64 million Annual Plan for Program Year 2015-16. This document includes

2015 Veterans Career Summit
At the July 14, 2015 10,000 Strong Veterans Career Summit, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that his 10,000 Strong Coalition of over 200 public and private sector partners has hired nearly 5,000 veterans in one year. He was joined by more than 1,000 veterans, employers, supporters

Veterans’ Employment-Related Assistance Program (VEAP) Helps Local Vets
In mid-June, the California Employment Development Department awarded $888,000 to local WorkSource Centers/America's Job Center of California (AJCC) to assist veterans through Veterans Employment-Related Assistance Program (VEAP) grants.

LAEDC’s Economic Report on Los Angeles People, Industry and Jobs from 2014-2019
The LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics has published a new study on LA County’s workforce needs, occupational forecasts, and skills required by occupations.

The study provides workforce development intelligence as part of an ongoing partnership with regional Workforce Investment Boards and other education and workforce development partners.

Shifting from WIA to WIOA
The City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board and the City's Economic and Workforce Development Department, together with the network of WorkSource Centers/America's Job Centers of California and the YouthSource Centers, are prepared for the July 1, 2015 transition to the new federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Accelerator Grants make it easier for Angelenos to find jobs Leveraging good ideas and past success - matched with calculated risk, experimentation and hard work - several partners of the City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department and the Workforce Investment Board have successfully secured Workforce Accelerator Fund (WAF) grants from the California Workforce Investment Board.

Workforce Accelerator Fund 2.0 grants are the brainchild of the