Our Mission

The Upstate Workforce Investment Board builds and maintains a workforce investment system that meets the needs of employers of Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union Counties.

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Read about programs and initiatives that are helping the Upstate’s workforce thrive.

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Learn more about our plans to help employers and their employees succeed.

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Solicitation For Incumbent Worker Training Grants

SC Works Upstate is now accepting applications for Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Grants. IWT Grants are issued to employers to upgrade the skills of their current employees. They provide opportunities for training in programs ranging from computer skills to manufacturing skills specific to industries.

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October 15th 2014

OneStop Committee Meeting

The OneStop Committee is comprised of local Upstate WIB members. They are responsible for ensuring the local SC Works system fits into the UWIB’s strategic plan to address the upstate area’s workforce needs. They develop and recommend practices to align local service delivery with the UWIB overall strategic intent. They also review and recommend procedures and policies of the SC Works OneStop system and make recommendations to the full WIB on modifications to the SC Works Operators grant.

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October 24th 2014

Upstate Youth Alliance Meeting

The UYA is a committee of the Upstate Workforce Investment Board and a governing body designated to oversee that the needs of our youth are addressed.

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WIB publishes a monthly newsletter for employers and potential employees with news, helpful tips and a workforce-specific calendar. Sign up and be in-the-know about the Upstate’s workforce.

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