Type Regular
Objective Pursuant to the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Section 106 (29 USC Sec. 2811), the purpose of the WIB is to develop a workforce investment system that increases the employment, retention, earnings, and occupational skill attainment of participants; to ensure that the workforce investment system is responsive to the needs of local businesses; and to improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the local economy.
Established 1998-01-01
Authority Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, (29 USC Sec. 2801 et seq) 2832 for WIB, 20CFR660-671; Cal Unemployment Insurance Code sections 14000 et seq and sec 14200-211 for WIB; Pub L. 105-220 (sec 117); Per the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) signed 7/22/14, on 3/8/16 the Board of Supervisors authorized the name change from Workforce Investment Board to Alameda County Workforce Development, effective 7/1/16. The WIOA supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amends the Wagner-Peyser Act, the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Agency/Dept Social Services Agency
Location 24100 Amador Street, 6th Floor    Hayward CA -b1. Haywa-rd    QIC: 50306
Staff Person Flo Fox Work: (510) 259-3842
Term (Seats) 2 year term (Notes: Members appointed prior to July 1, 2012 shall serve a regular two year term. WIB members appointed after July 1, 2012 will serve a special initial three year term, before having their term lengths return to two year durations). Terms shall begin on July 1 of the year of appointment by the Board of Supervisors and end on June 30. If a member is appointed to fill a vacancy created by termination of a member before the normal expiration of his/her term, the term of such successor shall be the remaining term of the member vacating the position. Members appointed prior to July 1, 2012 may serve not more than six (6) terms. WIB bylaws are not approved by BOS action/approved by WIB.
Meetings Regular meetings shall be the second Thursday of March, May, September, and December of each calendar year. The ACWDB sets the date/time.
Qualifications Representatives of local business who (I) are owners, CEO, COO or others w/ optimum policymaking or hiring authority; (II) reflect local employment opportunities,; and are nominated by local trade or business organizations;
Appointments 27 seats. Members shall be appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors . Whenever possible, the appointment process shall consider the geographic, demographic and industrial makeup of the business community and workforce of the Workforce Investment Area. Each member must have optimum policy-making responsibility within his/her organization or business. The ACWDB shall be subject to certification by the Governor as set forth in WIA Section 117(c)(2). Terms shall begin on July 1 of the year of appointment by the Board of Supervisors and end on June 30.