The United Labor Agency was awarded the contract to provide job seeking skills assistance and Business Services for OhioMeansJobs|Lake County in July 2014. ULA employs three full-time staff at the Lake County Job & Family Service Center located in Painesville, Ohio. An Employment Specialist, a Recruiter and a Business Service Consultant work as a team to identify Lake County talent and assist local and regional employers with their staffing needs.
In our first 5 months, ULA has provided outreach to over 6,500 Lake County residents, nearly 700 employers and assisted 500 job seekers with resume, interview preparation and other job seeking skill needs. The ULA Lake team has developed more than 160 employer relationships and is averaging 46 new job orders monthly.
United Labor Agency (ULA) began serving Akron, Ohio at Ohio Means Jobs Summit County (OMJSC) on July 1st, 2014. At the OMJSC location ULA provides Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services for Adult workers, Dislocated workers and TANF recipients in and around Summit County. ULA employees 11 staff members at the E. Tallmadge Avenue location. These staff members make up the Job Seeker and Employer Services departments. The services provided by these department include Orientation, a comprehensive 3-Day Career Workshops, one-on-one job placement assistance and job matching.
On March 1, 2015 ULA officially began a contract with the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) to bring our demand-driven model to the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County region. Working under the brand name PA CareerLink (which is the mandated name of all Pennsylvania WIA centers), the ULA will staff two main centers within the city and one access point in Braddock. Our mandate is to improve performance, to provide aggressive outreach to eligible jobseekers, to provide recruiting and job-matching services to area companies at “the speed-of-business”