Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) offers a variety of workforce and business development resources for Los Angeles County businesses through our Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs.
Business & Professional Services’ provides comprehensive Workforce Planning Services. Our services are provided at no cost and include an assessment of the businesses life-cycle, talent management needs and growth opportunities. Once a business needs analysis is completed, we prepare a Workforce Plan and propose business solutions which can include training, subsidized employment and workforce planning.
In partnership with Businesses, WDACS can develop cohesive and comprehensive strategies that build a supply chain of qualified workers to meet the workforce needs of businesses. We provide workforce development, assist with the recruitment and placement of skilled workers creating a sustainable proof of qualified candidates and can cover the cost of background checks, if needed.
WDACS offers Subsidized Employment Programs that provide training an development opportunities for new workers, while ensuring incumbents are prepared and meet the needs of hiring businesses. In addition, our programs also offer opportunities for businesses that can fill seasonal hiring gaps such as youth summer jobs with subsidized employees.
WDACS conducts Employer Development Workshops throughout Los Angeles County. Theses workshops are offered Countywide through our America’s Job Center of California.
- Workers Compensation Best Practices
- Wage Theft
- Understanding Unemployment Insurance
- Shrinkage Management
- Workforce Planning and Navigating American Disability Act
- Fair Employment and Housing Act
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Issues
Working in collaboration with hiring businesses and educational institutions. WDACS can design customized training programs that provide work-based and classroom training for new and existing employees.
The County’s Layoff Aversion Program provides businesses with supportive services that can help mitigate job loss and assist with business retainment. These efforts are accomplished through the use of a series of activities and studies to examine a business’ logistics, organization condition, labor markets, and broad community relationships.