Labor and Economic Opportunity
The Michigan Future Talent Council (MFTC) is the principal private-sector policy advisor on building a strong workforce system aligned with state education policies and economic development goals. Created by Executive Order 2018-13, MFTC is a business majority led board of industry executives, legislators, labor officials, education leaders, local elected officials, state agency directors and other representatives consistent with the provisions of the WIOA Section 101(b). The MFTC provides a vital role in bringing citizen involvement, engagement, and oversight to the state's talent enhancement effort, and serves as a catalyst for talent enhancement and economic development entities. The MFTC recommends policies to the Governor and state departments that guide workforce investment and training at both the state and local levels.
The MFTC is charged with advising and assisting the Governor regarding compliance with the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, Public Law 113-128, 29 USCS & 3101 et seq. The purpose of the MFTC is to convene State, regional, and local workforce system partners to:
The Council shall assist the Governor in: