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SECTORS Act of 2013

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6/26/2013--Introduced. 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 industr...[more]

Sponsor

  • Sen. Sherrod Brown [D, OH]

Cosponsors (5)

  • Sen. Robert P. Casey, Jr. [D, PA]
  • Sen. Susan M. Collins [R, ME]
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin [D, IL]
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D, MN]
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D, MI]

Sponsor: Sen Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Summary:

  • Would 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.
 

Status:

6/26/13 – Introduced, read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.