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Provides District youth ages 14 to 24 with enriching and constructive summer work experiences.

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The American Job Center (AJC) provides the same range of services to Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers (MSFWs) as are provided to non-MSFW job seekers.
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The Office of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) provides onsite consultation services to private-sector employers in the District of Columbia.

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Experienced Employment Specialists can help you find the job you are looking for.

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First Source Law

Workforce Intermediary Establishment and Reform of the First Source Amendment Act of 2011, effective February 24, 2012 (D.C. Law 19-84).

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The Out-of-School Program provides occupational skills training, career awareness counseling, work readiness modules, basic education, GED preparation, supported internship experiences, as well as vocational skills training.
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The Pathways for Young Adults Program (PYAP)

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A transitional employment program that provides job readiness training to District residents.

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The School Year Internship Program provides work-readiness skills, project-based learning, life skills, leadership development training, and work opportunities for District youth ages 14 - 21.

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Shared Work Unemployment Insurance Program
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Get started with an unemployment claim.

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What is the unemployment insurance tax rate for a new employer in the District of Columbia?

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Program Overview

The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program provides benefits and support to workers who become unemployed or are threatened with job loss due to the impact of international trade.

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Learn about filing for unemployment benefits.

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Veterans are entitled to receive a priority in service that includes the following:

Veterans Employment Services
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The DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) requires that Priority of Service be given to veterans and eligible spouses who meet the eligibility criteria in accordance with applicable laws, policies and federally mandated programs.

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Workforce on Wheels Mobil Unit

The Workforce on Wheels (WOW) team is a cutting-edge mobile service operation developed by the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) to address the needs of District's youth and residents in the communities where they live.

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OYP provides skills training, work experience, academic enrichment and life skills training to facilitate the development of work habits and skills that are essential for success.

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