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Help shape Washington’s next workforce plan on Dec. 5

December 2, 2023

Builders have a chance to help shape Washington’s next workforce plan. The state’s workforce board wants our input as they craft the 2024-28 state workforce plan, Talent and Prosperity for All, also known as TAP.

This workforce plan will guide investments of more than $1.3 billion in state and federal funds to help workers succeed in family-wage jobs while meeting employers’ needs for skilled workers.

The workforce board created the Talent and Prosperity for All plan to:

  • Provide a roadmap to better economic outcomes for jobseekers, workers, employers and communities.
  • Meet requirements for program funding.
  • Guide multi-agency initiatives.
  • Align partner plans and activities.
  • Measure progress and effectiveness.

Washington’s next workforce plan needs builder input

Recognizing the work of BIAW’s workforce development program, the state workforce board invited BIAW members to a virtual forum on Dec. 5. The TAP plan champions long-term economic success for workers, employers, and communities.

If you’re working to hire and retain staff, the board wants your input to help determine how the next four years can best support you and your community.

Online Community Forum

When: 9:30 to 11 am on Dec. 5

Where: Virtual (  ) *Updated Zoom

Ensure Your Voice is Heard: Take the Workforce Survey

Please take this (short) survey to provide feedback on what’s working in our state’s workforce system, what could be better, and what needs to be expanded to keep our communities strong. Then share the survey with your network so we can gather even more responses!


Learn more

Read more about the 2024 state workforce plan and plans for success.

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