This bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to produce an annual report on the services provided at each Workforce1 center in the City, including the number of new registrants, the number of job placements, job retention statistics for registrants who obtain employment, and the number of registrants provided job training.
Int. No. 283
By Council Members Rosenthal, Gibson, Rose and Ulrich (by request of the Queens Borough President)
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of small business services to report on the services provided at workforce1 centers
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section one. Paragraph e and f of subdivision 5 of section 1301 of the New York city charter are amended and a new paragraph g is added to read as follows:
e. promote cooperation among business, labor and community organizations in response to labor market conditions; [and]
f. promote public awareness of resources available for the economically disadvantaged and unemployed, and to refer the public to appropriate job training and employment services[.]; and
g. submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council by January 31 of each year beginning in 2019, a report for the prior fiscal year on the performance of workforce1 centers in the city. Such report shall include a list of all workforce1 centers in the city and for each such center: (1) the number of new registrants; (2) the number of workforce1 registrants who obtained employment through such center during the previous fiscal year; (3) the six-month and one-year job retention rates for workforce1 registrants who obtained employment through such center; and (4) the number of registrants who received job training disaggregated by industry.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
LS #5292/Int 910-2015