S.1226 - SECTORS Act of 2013

A bill to promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: SECTORS Act of 2013 as introduced.
  • Short: Strengthening Employment Clusters To Organize Regional Success Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act of 2013 or SECTORS Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to require the Secretary of Labor to award renewable three-year competitive industry or sector partnership grants to eligible entities to develop s

Official Summary

Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act of 2013 or SECTORS Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to require the Secretary of Labor to award renewable three-year competitive industry or sector partnership grants to eligible entities to develop strategies that:
(1) encourage growth and competitiveness through work with employers within a targeted industry cluster;
(2) help workers move toward economic self-sufficiency and ensure that they have access to supportive services;
(3) address the needs of firms with limited human resources or in-house training capacity, including small- and medium-sized firms; and
(4) coordinate with entities that carry out state and local workforce investment, economic development, and education activities.

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