The Workforce Professionals Center provides a single website for workforce-development data, resources, policies and events across Washington state. Using the tabs above and the lists below, this website can make tools used within the WorkSource system easier to navigate.  

News and events

COVID-19 information 

Employment Security has resource and service information for customers - the workers and businesses in Washington state - concerning COVID-19. Please visit ESD's COVID-19 web page, for more information.

Check out this list of key messages and frequently asked questions about the CARES Act (federal stimulus legislation), about ESD’s response to COVID-19 and other related issues. 

Policies & WINS published in March

The 2020-24 WIOA Combined State Plan is available on the Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board's (WTECB) website. 

Revised WIOA Title I Policy 5200, Revision 2, Fiscal Definitions - contains the definitions of fiscal terms as defined by Federal and State regulations that will apply to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs and activities. This second revision has been updated to contain the definitions of “Cost Allocation” and “Cost Allocation Plan” introduced in WIOA Title I Policy 5280, Indirect Cost Rate Proposals and Cost Allocation Plans.

Revised WIOA Title I Policy 5607, Revision 4 - Incumbent Worker Training - This policy revision adds Section 3.e to reflect state requirements for providing incumbent worker training for layoff aversion using state WIOA Title I Rapid Response funds as well as a definition of Layoff Aversion in Section 4. 

WorkSource Information Notice (WIN) 0056 (Rev7) - Lower Living Standard Income Level by Family Size - Communicates 2020 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) by family size for Washington.