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The Employment Training Panel (ETP) provides funding to employers to assist in upgrading the skills of their workers through training that leads to good paying, long-term jobs. The ETP was created in 1982 by the California State Legislature and is funded by California employers through a special payroll tax. The ETP is a funding agency, not a training agency. Businesses determine their own training needs and how to provide training. ETP staff is available to assist in applying for funds and other aspects of participation.

ETP News

Cal-E-Force News

Cal-E-Force has now launched! Find recent updates and information for ETP’s new Cal-E-Force system here. 

Veterans

ETP has funded training for Veterans for the past six years, and is proud to recognize the companies that have stepped forward with a Veterans training component.

Legislative Update

Several proposed bills have a potential impact on, or may be of special interest to the ETP program. Information and updates on these bills can be found here.

ETP’s Apprenticeship Program Video

Learn more about how The Employment Training Panel’s Apprenticeship Program is supporting job retention in California, through training.

October 2019 Panel Meeting – Date Change

The October 2019 Panel Meeting date & location has been changed to Friday, November 1st @ City Hall

Latest Press Release

Employment Training Panel Approves Cannabis Industry Application Procedures

The Panel announced that it will now accept and consider cannabis industry applications from licensed businesses. ETP will process applications for training contracts using the same eligibility requirements currently used for all companies seeking funding. The Panel will also ensure regulatory compliance of valid, current and active cannabis-related licenses from the Bureau of Cannabis Control; the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and the California Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch.

Published: August 27, 2019

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Next Panel Meetings

September 27, 2019
Cancelled

November 1, 2019 (October Panel)
City Hall – Council Chamber
915 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Friday 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM