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Yes, the Employment Development Department administers the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) . WIA programs provide job training and direct employment opportunities to the local community. This includes all adults and youth, especially dislocated workers, public aid recipients, veterans, older workers, and minorities. At the local level, a statewide network of Local Workforce Investment Areas (LWIA)receive WIA funds to maintain current employment and training programs and to establish new programs.
Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.