Article 3. Coordination Of Labor Market Information of California Unemployment Insurance Code >> Division 3. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 4.5. >> Article 3.
It is the intent of the Legislature to establish a statewide
comprehensive labor market and occupational supply and demand
information system to coordinate the labor market information needs,
including those specified in the statutes cited below, for the
(1) The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges
pursuant to its responsibilities under Sections 70901, 70901.5,
71050, 78015, and 78016 of the Education Code.
(2) The State Department of Education, pursuant to its
responsibilities under Sections 321, 323, 332, 341, 343, 421, 422,
and 423 of the federal Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act (20
U.S.C. Sec. 2301 et seq.), and Sections 8031, 8081, 8500, 51228,
52300, 52301.5, 52302, 52302.3, 52302.5, 52304, 52309, 52381, 52519,
52520, 52910, 52911, and 52912 of the Education Code.
(3) The Employment Development Department, pursuant to its
responsibilities under Article 1 (commencing with Section 1251) and
Article 1.5 (commencing with Section 1266) of Chapter 5 of Part 1 of
Division 1, Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 2051) of Part 1 of
Division 1, Article 2 (commencing with Section 10521) of Chapter 4.5
of Part 1 of Division 3, and Chapter 6 (commencing with Section
15050) and Chapter 7.5 (commencing with Section 15075) of Division 8.
(4) The Employment Training Panel, pursuant to its
responsibilities under Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 10200) of
Part 1 of Division 3.
(5) The Department of Rehabilitation, pursuant to its
responsibilities under Section 19152 of the Welfare and Institutions
(6) The State Department of Social Services, pursuant to its
responsibilities under Article 3.2 (commencing with Section 11320) of
Chapter 2 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions
(7) The State Job Training Coordinating Council, pursuant to its
responsibilities under Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 10510) of
Part 1 of Division 3, and Chapter 3 (commencing with Section
15020.1), Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 15030), Chapter 4.5
(commencing with Section 15035), and Chapter 7.5 (commencing with
Section 15075) of Division 8.
(a) The Employment Development Department shall operate the
State-Local Cooperative Labor Market Information Program as the
primary component of the comprehensive labor market and occupational
supply and demand information system described by Section 10530. The
department shall consult with agencies listed in Section 10530 in the
development and operation of this program.
(b) The objectives of this program shall be to produce, through
extensive local participation and for distribution in effective
formats to all local users, reliable occupational information, and to
achieve cost-efficient production by avoiding duplication of
efforts. The program shall be a primary source for local and
statewide occupational information and shall be available in all
labor market areas in the state.
(c) In producing this information, state and local agencies shall
use state occupational forecasts and other indicators of occupational
growth, combined with local employer surveys of recruitment
practices, job qualifications, earnings and hours, advancement and
outlook, to provide statistically valid occupational analyses for
local job training and education programs.
(d) Local labor market information studies shall be conducted by
the department or by a local entity and shall include the
participation of local users of the information.