Policy and Systems Change: Iowa Skills2Complete Coalition Presents Recommendations for 2017 State Legislative Session

The Iowa Skills2Compete Coalition, convened by Central Iowa Works and with membership representative of nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, labor unions, government agencies and business partners, has presented seven policy recommendations for the 2017 state legislative session. A new 16-page report draws attention Iowa’s education and workforce trends, alongside occupational examples and recommendations with an emphasis […]

Iowa Skills2Compete Coalition Publishes Workforce Policy Agenda, Recommendations for 2016

The Iowa Skills2Complete Coalition, convened for a third consecutive year by workforce intermediary Central Iowa Works, has laid out its 2016 Workforce Policy Agenda with an outlook on the state’s future education and labor force trends. Middle-skill trades make up 55 percent of the jobs in Iowa’s labor market, according to the results of an Iowa Workforce Development […]