Outside Section 178
Data Current as of: 8/19/2015
Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the director of career services shall, in coordination with the commissioner of transitional assistance, develop a plan to place a representative of a one stop career center in each regional office of the department of transitional assistance and to place a representative of the department at each one stop career center. The primary focus of the representatives shall be to facilitate services and resources for individuals seeking employment, job training, education or other transitional assistance between the one stop career centers and the department to promote self-sufficiency and financial independence. The representatives shall ensure proper compliance with all federal and state laws including, but not limited to, the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The director, in coordination with the commissioner, shall submit the plan to the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 31, 2015.