The Bureau of Workforce Development has two major program components and they are WIOA and LaJET.

Our Goal

To make available to the public an array of employment, education, training and workforce development services that will allow individuals and employers to make informed choices about their needs.


City of Shreveport Workforce Development Quarterly Virtual Board Meeting

March 11, 2021, 11:45 am via Zoom

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Region 7 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

PY 2020-2024 Regional/Local Plan

The City of Shreveport Workforce Development Board (WDB) announces the DRAFT COPY of its Region 7 Regional/Local Plan for Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The plan is available for review and public comments for a period of 30 days beginning October 2, 2020 and concluding on November 2, 2020.  The purpose of this Plan is to provide details on how services will be delivered to job seekers and business customers for the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2024.

The Plan may be reviewed online on the City of Shreveport’s website, click link here.

Please send written comments to or by mail to: City of Shreveport, Community Development, Herman Vital, Director of Workforce Development, P. O. Box 31109, Shreveport, LA. 71130-1109. Comments are encouraged, especially from representatives from businesses, labor organizations, and community-based organizations.

WIOA is an equal opportunity employer/program.   Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  For additional information on WIOA’s equal opportunity and non-discrimination policy contact (318) 673-5900 or TDD 1-(800)-846-5277