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November 16, 2017

Bill H.R. 4174 passed the House by unanimous voice vote on November 15, 2017.

The version that passed the full House was somewhat different than the version that passed Committee. The summary below still applies, except that the...

November 15, 2017

The Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC), the expert group representing national, state, and local data users and producers, met recently to shape their recommendations for the Secretary of Labor. The topic of wage record data arose...

November 2, 2017

During a special session in the House of Representatives last night, Members of Congress explained why they support the College Transparency Act (CTA), and called on other members to join them.

Both the Senate and House introduced the...

September 27, 2017

On Tuesday, WDQC Policy Analyst Jenna Leventoff testified at the Council of the District of Columbia’s Committee on Labor and Workforce Development hearing about B22-0401, the Workforce Development System Transparency Act of 2017. The bill would...

September 18, 2017

Last week, Montana’s Department of Labor & Industry (MTDLI) and the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE) released a new report entitled "Meeting State Worker Demand: A report on the Labor Market Outcomes for Montana Colleges...

September 15, 2017

New results from a 2016 federal survey show that 27 percent of workers hold a non-degree credential and 21 participated in work-based learning, and most of them believe this experience has value in the labor market.

About 80 percent of...

September 7, 2017

The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking released its strategy today for increasing the availability and use of data to build evidence about government programs. The bipartisan panel’s recommendations emphasize the importance of workforce...

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