Our program exists to meet VTA's growing need to enhance the responsiveness, reliability and attractiveness of public transit service in Santa Clara County
To equip employees with the skills and support necessary to move up the career ladder; and attract well-qualified recruits to entry level careers in public transportation
To address the shortage of skilled workers in an ever-expanding, technology-driven industry.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
The JWI Health & Wellness program is a union sponsored program that supports long term employee health.
Joint Workforce Investment (JWI) is a partnership between the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 265 (ATU). JWI is dedicated to creating a work environment that supports the long-term professional development, health and wellness of employees.
The objective of our mentorships is for employees and management is to collaborate on ways to improve the work environments, job training and job quality of life for bus operators, mechanics, and other transit professionals, giving workers a greater say in designing their work environment.
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A Partnership To Enhance the Success of Our Apprentices
JWI IN THE NEWS
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Valley Transportation Authority
Apprenticeship Graduates Receive First-Time College Certificate of Achievement
Another “first” for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s Joint Workforce Investment (JWI) apprenticeship program with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU).
U.S. Department of Labor
Joint Workforce Investment: The Transit Industry Taking Labor-Management Partnership Programs on the Road
JWI has pioneered the labor-management partnership approach in transit and continues to lead the industry in workforce development programs. Read More
Equity In Apprenticeship