MEDIA RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
CONTACT: MILISSA REIERSON
August 11, 2004
(615) 741-2257 (O)
 
(615) 308-3705 (C)


STATE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD TO MEET
SEPTEMBER 9 - 10 IN JACKSON

NASHVILLE - Tennessee's State Workforce Development Board will meet on Thursday, and Friday, September 9 & 10, 2004, at the Doubletree Jackson Hotel, located at 1770 Highway 45 Bypass in Jackson, Tennessee. Thursday, the meeting will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday the meeting will continue from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Workforce Development Board oversees the state's Workforce Investment Act program delivered through the Tennessee Career Center System. Services provided include a wide range of job training and employment services for adults, youth, and dislocated workers. Topics of discussion will include Workers' Compensation reform, WIA federal projects, the Tennessee Career Center's Baldrige Initiative, Veterans' services, Work Opportunity Tax Credit and Drug Free Workplace programs.

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 Employment and Workforce Development 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 (800) 255-5872.

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NASHVILLE, TN 37243
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