“A Proactive Workforce and Rehabilitation Agency”. Silver State Works Presented to: Governor’s Workforce Investment Board March 24, 2011 Lynda Parven, Deputy Administrator Employment Security Division. DETR’s Mission Statement.
Silver State Works
Governor’s Workforce Investment Board
March 24, 2011
Lynda Parven, Deputy Administrator
Employment Security Division
In collaboration with the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, the Commission on Economic Development, Education, Department of Health and Human Services, employers, trade and apprenticeship organizations, and other stakeholders, DETR will develop a trained workforce that enhances Nevada’s economic stability and growth.
Effective July 1, 2011, DETR is implementing a new “umbrella” employment and training initiative, in collaboration with workforce investment system partners, to include:
Through a seamless service delivery strategy, Silver State Works seeks to expedite the return to work of specific populations of job seekers in targeted sectors and provide employers with suitable and skilled workers.
Silver State Works is an integrated, employer-focused initiative which targets the following populations:
Candidates will be assessed at 3 levels of self-sufficiency:
Tier 3 candidates will receive specific program incentives to encourage an employer to hire
To ensure businesses have the broadest range of Choices, the selection of one of the following three options will be the decision of the business.
Employer Based Training – allows laid off workers, who qualify for UI benefits, to simultaneously receive on-site training and regular UI benefits.