H.R.1855 - SECTORS Act of 2009

To promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement, and for other purposes. view all titles (5)

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  • Short: SECTORS Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: SECTORS Act of 2010 as passed house.
  • Short: Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act of 2010 as passed house.

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Official Summary

Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act of 2010 or SECTORS Act of 2010 - 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 2010 or SECTORS Act of 2010 - 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. Sets the federal share of grant costs at up to 90% for the first year, 80% for the second year, and 70% for the third year. Authorizes the Secretary to require a federal share of 100% for an eligible recipient located in a state or local area receiving a national emergency grant.

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