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Women and Workforce Investment for Nontraditional Jobs

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3/5/2013--Introduced. Women and Workforce Investment for Nontraditional Jobs or Women WIN Jobs - Requires the Secretary of Labor, in any fiscal year in which the total authorization of appropriations to carry out this Act exceeds $50 million, to allo...[more]

Sponsor

  • Rep. Jared Polis [D, CO-2]

Cosponsors (33)

  • Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D, OR-3]
  • Rep. Corrine Brown [D, FL-5]
  • Rep. André Carson [D, IN-7]
  • Rep. David N. Cicilline [D, RI-1]
  • Rep. Steve Cohen [D, TN-9]
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Sponsors: Rep Jared Polis (D-CO)

Summary:

Would require the Secretary of Labor, in any fiscal year in which the total authorization of appropriations to carry out this Act exceeds $50 million, to allocate grants to states with approved state plans to provide funding to eligible entities (partnerships) to increase low-income women's participation in high-wage, high-demand occupations in which women make up less than 25% of the current workforce.

Status:

3/5/13 – Introduced and referred to the Ed and Workforce Cmte.

4/23/13- Referred to the Subcommittees on Higher Education and Workforce Training