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.)