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Workforce Development Overview

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    About UMOS Workforce Development

    UMOS and its partners offer low/no income job seekers and their families a wide range of workforce development programs and services in order to help them move toward economic self-sufficiency.


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    Wisconsin Works (W-2)

    UMOS has operated the W-2 program since its inception and continues to serve eligible families by providing an array of employment-focused services.


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    Employment and Training Services

    UMOS offers employment and training services through several government programs, including Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Children First, FoodShare Employment & Training (FSET) and more.


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    Milwaukee Job Center Southeast Resources

    UMOS operates a comprehensive Job Center in Milwaukee County’s southeast region in collaboration with a number of partner agencies.


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    Employer Services

    UMOS helps employers meet their workforce needs by hosting job fairs, assisting with direct employee recruitment, and providing other support to companies without cost.


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    National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP)

    UMOS operates the NFJP, also known as Workforce Investment Act – Section 167 (WIA-167), which provides services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout Wisconsin and Missouri.


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    Education Services

    UMOS provides adult basic education, English as a Second Language (ESL), and GED/HSED testing to individuals who wish to advance their education level.


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    Other Programs and Services

    In addition to employment and education/training services, UMOS and its partners offer support services which allow individuals to participate fully in workforce development program activities.