NWPA LWIA For Employers









We know our area’s employers are facing the following challenges:

  • Finding Qualified Workers
  • Skills Gaps
  • Hiring Complexities
  • Lack of Certifications, Training, Education Attainment
  • Lack of Work Experience
  • Work Ethic and Dependability


Some employers convey it is difficult to find job candidates for industries that have negative perceptions because at one time, the industry had difficult working conditions. Some potential workers believe some of these industries offer low pay and benefits. These perceptions need to change and much work is being done to re-educate the community how the realities of these industries has changed. Policies, strategies, and communication will assist with sending the right messages to our current and future workforce.


This section of the site will provide employers with relevant data that will help you to help us draft policies and procedures to guide our region’s workforce development system. We need your help and support and your ongoing input is greatly valued.


Connect with us to help provide your input and support! 


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