The collection and analysis of regional labor market data (in conjunction with the state);
The establishment of administrative cost arrangements, including the pooling of funds for administrative costs, as appropriate, for the region;
The coordination of transportation and other supportive services, as appropriate, for the region;
The coordination of services with regional economic development services and providers; and
The establishment of an agreement concerning how the planning region will collectively negotiate and reach agreement with the Governor on local levels of performance for, and report on, the performance accountability measures for local areas or the planning region.1
Within each region, a single Regional Plan must be prepared, submitted, and granted DWD-DET approval in accordance with Section 1.5.5 of this chapter. The plan must include a description of the activities outlined above and must incorporate the Local Plans for each of the local areas in the planning region.2 At the start of each regional planning cycle, DWD-DET will issue guidance outlining Regional Plan requirements, submission deadlines, and other pertinent information.
has substantial current or potential impact (including through jobs leading to economic self-sufficiency and opportunities for advancement) on the state, regional, or local economy, and
contributes to the growth or stability of other supporting businesses, or the growth of other industry sectors;
b) an occupation that currently has or is projected to have a number of positions (including positions leading to economic self-sufficiency and opportunities for advancement) in an industry sector so as to have a significant impact on the state, regional, or local economy.
The Wisconsin Governor's Council on Workforce Investment or local WDB determines if an industry sector or occupation is in-demand, using state and regional business and labor market projections, including the use of labor market information.