The Workforce Investment Board was formed with the passage of the Workforce
Investment Act of 1998. It is responsible for implementing the plans of the
Workforce Investment Board and the Board of Supervisors. The Workforce
Investment Board consists of members of the private sector and government,
working in harmony to provide training for individuals who presently face
barriers to employment.
Our goal is to provide employees, training programs, and hiring incentives to
The San Benito County Workforce Investment Board strives to remove employment barriers through
our training programs. Our participants attain greater economic and personal
self-sufficiency, while satisfying local labor market needs.
The Workforce Investment Board does not provide direct training services. It
contracts with private and public vocational organizations throughout the area
to carry out training. The contractors must meet our training and job placement
goals to fulfill their contracts and to be paid.