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Wagner-Peyser

Nebraska Department of Labor

Schedule a Virtual Appointment

Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Phone: 402-471-2275

Email: NDOL.LincolnWFD@nebraska.gov

Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday 

Description

According to TEGL 10-16, change 1: WIOA, signed into law on July 22, 2014, is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov)

The Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933 established a nationwide system of public employment offices, now known as the Employment Service. The Employment Service seeks to improve the functioning of the nation’s labor markets by bringing together individuals seeking employment with employers seeking workers.

American Job Centers | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov)

How to get started

Submit a FSS Interest form found on the FSS brochure.  

Office:
1111 O Street, Suite 222
Lincoln, NE 68508

Additional Information

Businesses

  • Must be in good standing with Secretary of State
  • Must have active UI account
  • Must be willing to participate

Jobseekers

  • Must be in need of services
  • Must be willing to participate
  • Active NEworks account

Office of Workforce Investment 

Business Services

  • engage with diverse range of employers, including small businesses,
  • understand the needs and skills requirements,
  • outreach to employers who could benefit from services by WFD system,
  • gain meaningful input by employers,
  • increase access to a seamless system,
  • increase employment retention,
  • earnings and economic sufficiency,
  • data driven program management and evaluation,
  • innovation, alignment and improvement,
  • strategic workforce development,
  • assisting with job orders,
  • coordinating job fairs,
  • layoff assistance.

Job Seeker Services

  • job search assistance,
  • resume assistance,
  • connections to education and training opportunities, work-based learning, and workforce programs for in-demand industries and occupational training,
  • referrals to community partners for supportive services,
  • matching experience and skills to job order requirements,
  • migrant seasonal farmworker monitor advocate system,
  • employment services for justice-involved individuals.

Services provided to businesses

Work Development

Job Retention

Layoff Assistance