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Multiple Pathways for Businesses

Washington's businesses help shape the state's education and workforce training systems to ensure they have the skilled workers they need to thrive.



Business Representatives on the Workforce Board


Staff contact: Mike Brennan, (360) 709-4616

Employer FAQs and Answers

Is your business struggling?
Find out how to prevent or manage layoffs.

Do your employees need additional skills or education?
Get help training your employees,

Interested in economic development?
See how your business can benefit with the Customized Training Program and Job Skills Program.


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Other Resources

Workforce & Economic Inventory by County

Industry Sector Contacts at Washington Department of Commerce

Washington's Small Business Liaisons (PDF)

Impact Washington, part of a national network that supports small- and medium-sized manufacturers.

Washington State Microenterprise Association supports state's microbusiness entrepreneurs.

Washington's 12 Workforce Development Councils help coordinate education, training and job placement for local employers and workers.

Centers of Excellence focus on key industries at community & technical colleges across Washington

Washington Workforce News offers weekly digest of state's key workforce issues.

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