MEDIA RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
CONTACT: MILISSA REIERSON
May 5, 2004
(615) 741-2257 (OFFICE)
 
(615) 308-3705 (CELL)


WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD TO MEET IN JUNE

State Committee scheduled in Nashville June 3 - 4

NASHVILLE - Tennessee's State Workforce Development Board will meet at the Marriott at Vanderbilt, 1901 West End Avenue, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2004, and from 8:00 a.m. - Noon on Friday, June 4, 2004. The Board meeting will be preceded by the Tennessee Workforce Partnership Summit sponsored by the United States Department of Labor.

Members of the Workforce Development Board will be discussing the state's Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program. It is delivered through the Tennessee Career Center System, which consists of 14 comprehensive career centers and approximately 55 affiliate sites. Services provided include a wide range of job training and employment services for adults, youth, and dislocated workers as authorized under the WIA.

Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in the meeting should contact the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development to discuss auxiliary aids or other services needed to facilitate such participation. This may be done in person, by writing, telephone, or other means and should be made no fewer than five days prior to the scheduled meeting date to allow time to provide such aid or service.

The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development's Employment and Workforce Division's address is Davy Crockett Tower, 12th Floor, 500 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37245. The office telephone numbers are (615) 741-1031 or 1 (800) 255-5872.

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