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The NEW Frontline Focus Training Catalog is Here!July 20, 2015

With the start of this new fiscal year, now is the time to jumpstart your professional development plan for 2015-2016. Frontline Focus has several new classes, including topics related to the Benchmarking Network’s best practices and strategies for improving your job readiness trainings. We’re also excited to announce the new Client Services Track, with classes for case managers, intake specialists and trainers. Please contact Cheryl Hester, Frontline Focus Administrator at cheryl@cjc.net or 312-252-0460 x108 for more. See the catalog here!

Free Week-Long Transgender Job Seeker WorkshopJuly 15, 2015

Work with transgender job seekers? Starting Monday, July 27th, TransWorks is hosting a week-long employment workshop for transgender and gender non-conforming job seekers. Topics will include interview skills, resume writing, career development and more!

Click here for more information. Contact Kate Harrington-Rosen at 773-248-5200 x108 to enroll for free!

CJC Comments on WIOA RegulationsJune 19, 2015
CJC submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) on three Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs), each of which addressed different aspects of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The proposed regulations mark an important milestone in WIOA implementation, and the Departments plan to analyze all the public comments and anticipate issuing Final Rules implementing WIOA in early 2016.

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