"(1m) Labor market information system.
From the appropriation under s. 6
20.445 (1) (bm), the department shall develop and maintain a labor market 7
information system to collect, analyze, and disseminate information on current and 8
projected employment opportunities in this state and other appropriate information 9
relating to labor market dynamics as determined by the department. The 10
department shall make the information contained in the system available, free of 11
charge, to school districts, technical colleges, tribal colleges, institutions and college 12
campuses within the University of Wisconsin System, local workforce development 13
boards established under 29 USC 2832
, employers, job seekers, and the general
public, including making that information available on the department's Internet 2
To implement this section, the department 5
shall do all of the following:
1. Promulgate rules prescribing procedures and criteria for awarding grants 7
under sub. (1) and the information that must be contained in the reports required 8
under subd. 3.
2. Receive and review applications for grants under sub. (1) and prescribe the 10
form, nature, and extent of the information that must be contained in an application 11
for a grant under sub. (1).
3. Require reports from grant recipients describing how the grant moneys 13
received by a grant recipient were expended and the outcomes achieved as a result 14
of the training program implemented by the grant recipient.
In addition to the duties described in par. (a), the department shall 16
have all other powers necessary and convenient to implement this section, including 17
the power to audit and inspect the records of grant recipients.".
The department shall consult with the technical college 20
system board and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation in 21
implementing this section.".
225. Page 4, line 13
: after "year." insert "The report shall include information on 23
the number of unemployed and underemployed workers and incumbent employees 24
who participate in training programs under this section; the number of unemployed
workers who obtain gainful employment, underemployed workers who obtain new 2
employment, and incumbent employees who receive increased compensation after 3
participating in such a training program; and the wages earned by those workers and 4
employees both before and after participating in such a training program.".