Secretary Acosta and the Department of Labor have responded to the Workforce Information Advisory Council's (WIAC) Challenges and Opportunities in Workforce and Labor Market Information Report.  Read the report, the Secretary's response, and other information about the WIAC at

Letter from Labor Secretary Regarding Recommendations

Department of Labor Secretary Acosta responded to the Recommendations to Improve the Workforce and Labor Market Information System submitted by Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC) members. You may read the Secretary's response here.

C2ER’s Newsletter also features a link to the Department of Labor Secretary’s December 21, 2018 letter regarding the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC).  C2ER’s own WIAC members, Jennifer Zeller of Georgia Power and Andrew Reamer of George Washington University, helped create and draft the recommendations shared last year with Secretary Acosta.

The WIAC Membership and Call for Nominations

The Council is comprised of State LMI Directors, economic development leaders, Workforce Information Board (WIB) representatives, academic researchers, and business leaders. 

C2ER and the LMI Institute shared that they are collaborating with the National Association of State and Workforce Agencies (NASWA) to facilitate nominations for new WIAC members.

For more information regarding the nomination process, please consult the Federal Register Notice.  Required nomination materials include: a current resume or CV, cover letter, and contact information.

For more information, visit the WIAC website.