Home arrow AHRD - WIA arrow Dislocated Worker Program
Saturday, 20 December 2008

Search Our Site...

Statistics

Employment and Training

Regulatory and Compliance

Resources

Guam Workforce Investment Board

FLSA 

One Stop Partners

RSS Feed

Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers
Latest Numbers for Major Economic Indicators, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Dislocated Worker PDF Print E-mail
If you are 18 years old and older, and in any of the following situations:

     Have been terminated or laid-off from employment; or

     Were self-employed (to include a farmer, rancher or fisherman) but are employed as a result of general economic conditions in the community in which the individual resides or because of natural disasters; or

     A displaced homemaker; or

    Are going through disrupted employment; and

you are interested in job retraining, you may be eligible for WIA's Dislocated Worker Program. The WIA Dislocated Worker program provides opportunities for customers to acquire new and updated job skills and assist them in job placement .

PROGRAM COMPONENTS

On-the-Job Training (OJT) Activity

On-the-Job Training activity provides you the opportunity to be retrained with occupational skills of a job you are interested in and get paid while in training!

The OJT activity is designed to prepare participants with technical skills necessary to perform a specific job.

Upon satisfactory completion of the training, employers are expected to retain the participant as a regular employee.

These are just some of the occupations that you can be trained in:

     Clerk Typist

     Secretary

     Data Entry Clerk

     Dental Assistant

     Construction Worker

     Accounting Clerk

     Front Desk Clerk

     Administrative Assistant

     Sales Associates

     Computer Clerk

Classroom Training (CRT) Activity

Classroom Training activity provides opportunities to learn the knowledge you will need to know about the job in which you are interested.

CRT is an activity designed to ensure participants with the technical skills and information to apply while performing specific job tasks.

Here are some of the classroom training programs that can be provided:

     Basic Remedial Education

     English-as-a-Second Language (ESL)

     Occupational Skills Training (Theory)

     Pre-GED/GED Services

     Adult High School

     Certificate Program

     Apprenticeship

     Customized Training


SERVICES

The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 mandates that participants are provided core, intensive and training services. Job core services are basic information about our programs and other government programs made available for job seekers. Job intensive, job training and supportive services assist participants to attain and retain employment.

     Pre-Employment Enhancement Training (P.E.E.T.) & Testing Workshop

     Career Strategy Plan Development

     Job referral and placement

     Referrals to appropriate programs

     Child Care assistance during the training

     Transportation allowance

     Uniform allowance

     Needs related payments

     Police Court Clearance

     Drug Testing for Employment

     Professional Counseling

     Tools needed for training

     Other assistance needed as identified by the Case Manager during P.E.E.T.



All services and training assistance under WIA are federally funded to eligible participants. It will require commitment and determination on your part to take full advantage of this opportunity and, to successfully complete the program goal - to be productively employed!



 
Incidence Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Industry and Case Types - 2007

Thursday, 04 December 2008 | Administrator

The Guam Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics is pleased to release the Incidence Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Industry and Case Types - 2007 report. Please...
+ Full Story

Number of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Industry and Case Type - 2007

Thursday, 04 December 2008 | Administrator

The Guam Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics is pleased to release the Number of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Industry and Case Type - 2007 report.   Please...
+ Full Story

More Articles