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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. ETP has a tripartite governing structure, with appointed Panel members representing business, unions, and state government. 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 Application Enhancements

Published: October 11, 2021

Effective October 11, 2021 ETP will deploy enhancements to the ETP Application based on stakeholder feedback.

Cal-E-Force News

Published: October 5, 2021

All active Contracts are in Cal-E-Force.  Over the next 6 months ETP will continue to migrate closed and completed contracts.

Veterans

Published: October 1, 2021

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.

November Panel Date Change

Published: September 29, 2021

The November 2021 Panel Meeting date has been changed to November 19, 2021.

Published: September 17, 2021

External Legacy Systems will be Retired on September 29th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Click read more for additional info.

Guidance for Employers and Workers on Coronavirus

Published: April 7, 2020

In the face of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), ETP and the Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) are providing a centralized source of information & guidance to help prevent exposure to the virus

February 2021 Press Release

Employment Training Panel Announces Grant to Support Business Innovation, Equity, and Social Responsibility through Training and Micro-Grants

The State of California’s Employment Training Panel announced the application period for a new grant that will foster business innovation and equity, inclusion, and social responsibility for individuals who face employment barriers is now open. This grant is open to non-profit Community Based Organizations (CBOs) with a deadline to submit a proposal by March 3, 2021 (3 PM PST). More information is posted in the February Press Release and on ETP’s Grant page here

Published: February 1, 2021

December 2020 Press Release

Employment Training Panel Awards $15 million to Train 10,800 Workers

The State of California’s Employment Training Panel announced that it approved 59 contracts worth nearly $15 million to train 10,800 workers. The panel approved $524,400 in training funds for Reborn Cabinets to help hire and train 285 workers in the manufacturing industry. Reborn Cabinets is a family-owned business that designs, manufactures, and installs custom cabinetry in kitchens and baths for homeowners. With the expansion of its establishment, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has designated this project a Critical Proposal as Reborn Cabinets will be providing new jobs for 285 new employees. 

Published: December 21, 2020

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