Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Notice of Public Meetings and Hearings

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Week of March 24-28, 2014

Labor & Industry Review Commission

Wisconsin Public Broadcasting Center
3319 W Beltline Hwy
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 266-9850

Thursday, March 27, 2014
9:30 a.m.


  1. Approval of minutes of March 11, 2014
  2. Approval of Discretionary Merit Compensation\Discretionary Equity and Retention Award Policy
  3. Other business

9:45 a.m.

Other Such Matters That May Come Before the Commission

If Any Questions Please Call Morgan Dixon at (608) 266-7958

Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards

State Barber & Cosmetology Apprenticeship Advisory Committee Meeting

Madison Area Technical College Commercial Avenue Campus, Room 240
2125 Commercial Avenue
Madison, WI

Monday, March 24, 2014
10:00 AM


  1. Call to order & Introductions
  2. Approve Minutes of the February 25, 2013 meeting
  3. Old Business
    1. Review of roster
    2. Scheduling of Focus Group to Review Revised Outreach Brochure
    3. 2013 Senate Bill 237, relating concerns barbering & cosmetology licensure
    4. 26th Biennial Wisconsin Apprenticeship Conference Summary
    5. For action: Review and Approval of State Standards
    6. For action: Review of Genesis Day and Hair Spa Job Book as a template for job books
    7. Program Updates
      1. DSPS (rules and regulations)
      2. BAS (questions from committee to DSPS; current applications; registration process)
      3. WTCS (related instruction)
    8. Other
  4. New Business
    1. DWD Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Program
    2. 2013 Senate Bill 395, relating to cos training hours and exemption of makeup artists
    3. 2013 WI Act 114, relating to examination requirements for various professional credentials
    4. 2013 WI Act 57, relating to a tuition reimbursement program for apprentices and employers
    5. BAS Personnel Updates
    6. Other
  5. WTCS Update
  6. Review Barber/Cosmetology Program Participants
  7. Next Meeting Date and Location
  8. Adjourn

For more information please contact Owen Smith 608-266-2491

Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards

Southeast Wisconsin Steamfitting and Refrigeration JAC

Steamfitters Local 601
3300 S. 103rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53227

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
7:30 a.m.


  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Open Meeting Statement
  4. Adjourn to Closed Session
  5. Closed Session Statement
    • Contractor Review-7:30—7:45 A.M.
    • Reading of Minutes of Prior Meeting – Closed Session
    • Apprenticeship Program Reviews 7:45 – 8:005 A.M.
  6. Adjourn Closed Session
  7. Reconvene to Open Session
  8. Reading of Minutes of Prior Meeting – Open Session
  9. Reports
    • Affirmative Action
    • Training Coordinator’s Report
    • Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards
  10. Old Business
  11. New Business
  12. Communications/Correspondence and Miscellaneous Matters
  13. Adjourn Meeting

Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards

State Electrical & Instrumentation Apprenticeship Advisory Committee Meeting

WTCS Foundation
One Foundation Waunakee, WI

Thursday, March 27, 2014
10:00 AM


  1. Call to order (open meeting)
  2. Roll call (sign-in sheet)
  3. Approve minutes of October 24, 2013, State E&I Apprenticeship Advisory Committee meeting
  4. Old Business
    1. Follow-up Items from Fall 2013 Meeting
    2. Review of roster
    3. 2014 Apprenticeship Conference Summary
    4. Maintenance Technician Job Book Update
    5. Advisory Council/Outreach Update:
      • Online Orientation
      • Apprenticeship Awareness Toolkit
    6. Focus Group to Review Industrial Electrician Job Book
    7. Other
  5. New Business
    1. BAS Personnel Update
    2. 2013 Wisconsin Act 57, relating to Apprenticeship Completion Award
    3. 2013 Wisconsin Act 143, relating to licensing and certification requirements for electricians
    4. www.wisconsinapprentice.com
    5. Other
  6. WTCS Update: TSA Update & Plans for Summative Assessment of Related Instruction
    October 14, 2013
  7. Electrical & Instrumentation Apprenticeship Program Participants
  8. Next Meeting Date
  9. Adjourn

For more information please contact Owen Smith 608-266-2491

Governor's Council on Workforce Investment

Dislocated Worker Committee Meeting

State Labor Building (GEF 1), Conference Room A415
201 E. Washington Avenue
Third Floor, Room F305

March 25, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Approval of Minutes from February 26, 2014 Meeting – Action
  3. Update on the CWI Strategic Planning Efforts
  4. Dislocated Worker Program Updates
  5. Special Response Grant Modifications for the Period March 1 to June 30 and Grant Performance
  6. Brief Review of Dislocated Worker Snapshot
  7. Discussion of Metrics – What are Meaningful for the Committee's Purposes?
  8. Discussion of Recommended Program Changes
  9. Public Comments
  10. Future Meeting Dates

To access this meeting:

In person: Interested parties can attend at the State Labor Building (GEF 1), 201 E. Washington Avenue in Conference Room A415. The building and all meeting rooms are handicap accessible. Please register for the Dislocated Worker Committee meeting at the Customer Service Desk in the lobby.

By phone: Local and long distance callers dial 1-877-820-7831 and enter access code 628457 followed by the # key. Should you need assistance during your conference, please press *0 to contact the Help Desk. For Further assistance call 800-485-0844 or 1-719-884-1577 and a Specialist will help you.

For questions about the meeting, contact Gesina Mentink at the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Division of Employment and Training, (608) 264-9821, email Gesina.Mentink@dwd.wiscosnin.gov.

If you have special needs such as an interpreter or written materials in large print, please contact Kristy Budde at (608) 266-9199, email Kristy.Budde@dwd.wisconsin.gov. Text phone users should call the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay System at 711 to request assistance.

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