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The DC Code: § 32-1605 Labor market analysis.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)

The Council shall conduct a labor market analysis. The analysis shall:

Identify industries or occupations that have or expect growth, the loss of skilled workers or that have a demand for a subset of workers;
Create a profile and analyze the characteristics of the District's unemployed and underemployed residents, including educational attainment, barriers to employment, geographic concentrations, self-sufficiency needs and access to needed support services;
Identify the entry-level education and skills requirements for the industries or occupations that have or expect a need for workers;
Analyze the entry-level wages and benefits in identified industries or occupations;
Develop a profile of the education, training and support services already in place to prepare workers for the identified industries or occupations;
Identify the mismatch between job seekers and identified industries or occupations where wages and benefits match the needs of the unemployed, in terms of education and training resources; and
Identify opportunities for collaboration with institutions of higher education community-based organizations and economic development and welfare agencies.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction by substituting "Council" for "Board". Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-150, see notes following § 32-1601. For Law 17-353, see notes following § 32-101. DC CODE § 32-1605 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 18, 2000, D.C. Law 13-150, § 6, 47 DCR 4644; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 129(c), 56 DCR 1117.)