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Workforce Participation

Workforce Participation

Workforce Participation

Refers to the efforts that the state of Oklahoma is making to increase the total number of citizens in the workforce.

$151.7M
Annual Expenses to Date
Fiscal Year Budget by Funding Source
Agencies Contributing Budget

Inmates Re-entering Workforce

Increase the percentage of offenders re-entering the workforce having completed full-time vocational training programs from 6% in 2013 to 9% by 2018.

• Today: 
7.40%
• Target: 
9.00%

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Decrease the average number of weeks that recipients receive state unemployment insurance benefits from 16.58 weeks in 2013 to 13.9 weeks by 2018.

• Today: 
17.77 weeks
• Target: 
13.9 weeks

TANF Training Programs

Increase the completion rate of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) clients referred  to career and technology programs or special projects in two-year colleges from 31.63% in 2014 to 40% by 2018.

• Today: 
40.40 %
• Target: 
40.00 %

Disability Clients Employment

Increase the percentage of Department of Rehabilitation Services' clients with disabilities who find employment from 50% in 2014 to 60% by 2018.

• Today: 
54%
• Target: 
60%

State Labor Force

Increase the state labor force from 1.803 million in 2013 to 1.93 million by 2017.

• Today: 
1.840 million
• Target: 
1.930 million

Labor Force Participation

Increase the total labor force participation rate from 61.11% in 2013 to 64.00% by 2017.

• Today: 
60.23%
• Target: 
64.00%

Company-Paid Training

Increase the number of CareerTech company-paid training contact hours from 1,134,481 in 2013 to 1,516,370 by 2018.

• Today: 
1,131,596 hours
• Target: 
1,516,370 hours