Welcome to the IAWP California Chapter Website. The
IAWP (International Association of Workforce Professionals)
formerly named IAPES (International Association of Personnel
in Employment Security) is a professional organization
for members whose jobs relate to employment security
or workforce development systems.
As a professional organization, IAWP focuses on providing
its members with the tools to meet the challenges in
our ever-changing workplaces.
IAWP is concerned about you and your career.
The benefits of a professional organization are available
to you. Membership in IAWP is your way to participate
in your own future.
IAWP helps you meet the needs of your customers.
Members Know: IAWP has been the professional association
for workforce professionals since 1913. But don't take
my word for it. See what other workforce professionals
have to say about how IAWP helped advance their careers.
Education and Training: Local training from districts
and chapters, the Annual International Conference, the
Professional Development Program, scholarships and grants.
Legislative Advocacy and Awareness: With the help
of a Washington D.C. liaison, IAWP keeps members informed
of legislation affecting the workforce profession.
Useful Information for Workforce Professionals: Workforce
Professional is focused on providing readers with practical
information they can use in everyday work life. Members
receive the newsletter six times per year. IAWPonline.org
is streamlined, easy to use, and full of useful content.
Check out legislative updates, scholarship applications,
IAWP publications, and more. Members may access even
more information in the "members only" section
of the Web site.
Networking: Interact with members from around the
country and around the world.
Inexpensive: It's well worth the money! International,
chapter-affiliated membership dues are only $90 per
year. EDD employees may receive a discount (ask your
recruiter!). Retirees receive an even better discount!
Bonus time: Discounts and other extra advantages of
Education and Training where you live . . .
District: On average, 1,500 members benefit from more
than 100 hours of training presented at multi-chapter
Chapter: Chapter institutes and conventions offer
more than 600 hours of training to an average of 12,000
attendees per year.
Subchapter: Training is available at the local level
through subchapter institutes, where an average of 2,500
members participate in more than 300 hours of educational
Check the activities
page for opportunities in your area.