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(a) No later than January 1, 2019, the California Workforce Development Board, in consultation with the state board, shall report to the Legislature on the need for increased education, career technical education, job training, and workforce development resources or capacity to help industry, workers, and communities transition to economic and labor-market changes related to statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, pursuant to Sections 38550 and 38566, and the scoping plan, adopted pursuant to Section 38561. The California Workforce Development Board shall ensure that the report aligns, as appropriate, with California's Unified Strategic Workforce Development Plan, developed by the California Workforce Development Board. The California Workforce Development Board and the state board shall work in consultation with all of the following:
(1) State Department of Education.
(2) California Community Colleges.
(3) Trustees of the California State University.
(4) Regents of the University of California.
(5) Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development.
(6) Interested stakeholders.
(b) The report to the Legislature shall address all of the following:
(1) Creating and retaining jobs and stimulating economic activity in the state.
(2) Imbedding workforce training and employment services in infrastructure investments so that services more directly connect to the jobs created.
(3) The use of community benefits agreements, community workforce agreements, and project labor agreements that connect workforce services and job training directly to jobs impacted or jobs created.
(4) Preparing the state's students with relevant career technical education that responds to business and industry demands.
(5) Developing worker retraining programs to assist the existing workforce with the necessary tools to upgrade their skills.
(6) Responding to the job creation and workforce needs of the state's new and emerging industries, including emerging technologies that will result in greater greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
(7) Developing job training programs to assist specific populations, such as at-risk youth, displaced workers, veterans, the formerly incarcerated, and others facing barriers to employment.
(8) Opportunities for community-based organizations to partner with local workforce agencies to improve the labor-market outcomes of targeted disadvantaged populations.
(9) Targeting workforce development programs and activities in disadvantaged communities, as identified pursuant to Section 39711, and communities that are located near entities regulated by the state board pursuant to this division.
(10) Identifying and leveraging state and federal funding resources to implement the recommendations made in the report consistent with the regulatory purposes of this division.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2031, and as of that date is repealed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 38591.3 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/health-and-safety-code/hsc-sect-38591-3/
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