Article 2.5. California Workforce And Economic Information Program of California Unemployment Insurance Code >> Division 3. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 4.5. >> Article 2.5.
(a) The services provided by the existing labor market
information system within the department shall include workforce and
economic information that does all of the following:
(1) Provides data and information to the state Workforce
Investment Board created pursuant to Section 2821 of Title 29 of the
United States Code, to enable the board to plan, operate, and
evaluate investments in the state's workforce preparation system that
will make the California economy more productive and competitive.
(2) Provides data and information for continuous strategic
planning and the development of policies for the growth and
competitiveness of the California economy.
(3) Identifies and combines information from various state data
bases to produce useful, geographically based analysis and products,
to the extent possible using existing resources.
(4) Provides technical assistance related to accessing workforce
and economic information to local governments, public-sector
entities, research institutes, nonprofit organizations, and community
groups that have various levels of expertise, to the extent possible
using existing resources.
(b) The department shall coordinate with the State Department of
Education, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the
State Department of Social Services, the California Postsecondary
Education Commission, the Department of Finance, and the Franchise
Tax Board in developing economic and workforce information. The
department shall also solicit input in the operation of the program
from public and private agencies and individuals that make use of the
labor market information provided by the department.