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Labor Market Information

Find labor market informtion about the Texas economy and workforce.  Use tools to target your business development, explore industry and economic trends, and research and track emerging and evolving occupations in Texas. Click on the link below to access tools provided by the Texas Workforce Commission

Local Targeted Occupations (July 2019)

As part of the strategic planning process, Workforce Solutions for South Texas identifies occupations that have a projected potential growth for employment opportunities for local job seekers. Training required by these occupations may be Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funded.  There were 27 targeted occupations identified.  Click here to view the list.

Strategic Plan 2017-2020

Workforce Solutions for South Texas (WSST) Board is committed to implementing the goals and strategies that are detailed in the 2017 - 2020 Workforce Development Board Plan. WSST held three meetings with economic development, educational, employer and community partners in Jim Hogg, Zapata and Webb Counties to solicit input on the WSST Plan to ensure an inclusive process was reflected in the WSST Plan development.  To view the plan click on the link below.

Workforce Solutions for South Texas Strategic Plan 2017-2020 Updated July 2019

Workforce Solutiions for South Texas Targeted Occupation List (July 2019)