Local Workforce Development Board for Area 20
Geaux Jobs Board of Directors
Serving Ascension, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, Tangipahoa, St. Helena, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana Parishes. Geaux Jobs is an integral part of Local Workforce Development Area Twenty (LWDA 20). The Local Workforce Development Board for Area 20 (LWDB) represents various individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout the local area.
Sadie Mannino Bennett
49% of our Board is from the Public Sector. Members are nominated by their respective agencies such as Education, Labor, Office of Family Services, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Economic Development. Public sector members represent labor union & apprenticeship, education, veterans, community-based organizations, vocational rehabilitation, etc.
The LWDB serves as a strategic convener to promote and broker effective relationships between the Chief Elected Official, Economic Development, Education and Workforce partners.
The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) presents an extraordinary opportunity to improve job and career options for our nation’s workers and job seekers through an integrated, job-driven public workforce system that links diverse talent to business. The local Workforce Development Board (LWBD) of Area 20 (LWDA 20) supports the development of strong, vibrant regional economics where businesses thrive and people want to live and work.
Local Workforce Development Area 20, along with core partners through one-stop centers, directly provides an array of employment services and connects customers to work-related training and education. Services can be accessed directly in our Geaux Jobs Centers or online.
The Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities and for individuals lacking English proficiency upon request.
Labor Union 1098
Labor Union 995
Labor Union 37
Labor Union 60 - Apprenticeship
Labor Union 406 - Apprenticeship
Northshore Community Colleges Higher Ed
LA Workforce Commission