Employment and Training Administration

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is part of the U.S. Department of Labor. Its mission is to provide training, employment, labor market information, and income maintenance services. ETA administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits. These services are primarily provided through state and local workforce development systems.

Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
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Agency overview
JurisdictionFederal government of the United States
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
Agency executives
  • Suzan G. LeVine[1], Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
  • Nancy Rooney, Deputy Assistant Secretary

President Joe Biden nominated labor lawyer and Florida politician José Javier Rodríguez for the position of Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, the agency's leader, on June 2, 2021; he has yet to be confirmed by the Senate.[2][3]

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The agency was at first called the Manpower Administration when it was founded in 1954. It was given its present name in 1975.[4]

The most recent confirmed Assistant Secretary is John Pallasch, who was sworn in on July 29th 2019. [5] He resigned on January 20, 2021. Suzan Levine was named as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary by the incoming Biden administration on January 28, 2021, and currently serves as the Acting Assistant Secretary.[6]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "About Us | U.S. Department of Labor".
  2. ^ "President Biden Announces Seven Key Nominations". whitehouse.gov. White House. 2 July 2021. Retrieved July 2, 2021.
  3. ^ "Biden taps Miami politician to lead Labor Department's unemployment programs". Miami Herald. 2021-07-02. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  4. ^ https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/employment-and-training-administration Employment and Training Administration] in the Federal Register
  5. ^ "Assistant Secretary | U.S. Department of Labor".
  6. ^ "Trump Hire Aims to 'Burrow in' as Biden Taps Employment Head (1)". news.bloomberglaw.com. Retrieved 1 July 2021.

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