|Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development News Release|
|Tuesday, October 18, 2005
|News Media Contact
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Roberta Gassman will address the 20th Annual Women & Poverty Conference on Wednesday, October 19, 2005, at 11:55 a.m. in Green Bay. Secretary Gassman will report on the status of women, note progress in fighting poverty, and call all to action in overcoming the remaining challenges.
As a member of Governor Jim Doyle’s cabinet, Secretary Gassman leads the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and oversees 1,900 employees charged with strengthening Wisconsin’s workforce. With a budget of over $2 billion, DWD provides training and employment assistance to job seekers, works with employers to fill jobs, enforces worker’s rights, and administers Unemployment Insurance, Apprenticeship, and Worker’s Compensation.
WHERE: Regency Suites & KI Convention Center
333 Main St.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 19, 2005, 11:55 a.m.
Content Contact: Rose Lynch