H.R.3554 - Jobs Now Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] (Introduced 09/17/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/23/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3554 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/17/2015)
Jobs Now Act of 2015
Amends the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to direct the Department of Labor to carry out a two-year pilot program to award competitive grants to general local government units or community-based organizations to retain, employ, or train employees who provide them a public service.
Prescribes program requirements, including that:
- each unit or organization grantee give priority to the retention, employment, and training of veterans, individuals with disabilities, individuals who receive unemployment benefits, or dislocated workers; and
- Labor give priority to the award of grants to units and organizations with high unemployment, foreclosure, and poverty rates.