In accordance with the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the Newark Workforce Investment Board (NWIB) strives to ensure the prosperity of Newark businesses and residents by conducting system-wide operational planning, policy development and strategic analysis in the local Newark workforce investment area by:

• Establishing and maintaining variety of programs and community partnerships that yield a highly qualified workforce
•Overseeing the investment of WIA funds to meet the specific needs of the local community
•Developing and overseeing the Newark One-Stop Center and the Youth One-Stop Center
•Conducting labor market analysis to better assess labor demand and to advocate for employer workforce needs in a range of industries
•Creating forums for analyzing and discussing critical workforce issues to determine the best implementation strategies.

Our region’s competitive advantage depends on the collective involvement of local businesses and community professionals in building a 21st century workforce. Our team of experts is dedicated to meeting your evolving employment needs.