Labor Force Development Council
The west central Minnesota Labor Force Development Council (LFDC) is a voluntary association composed of leaders from business and industry, PreK-12 education, colleges and universities, economic development, government, jobs and training, labor and other organizations that have a critical interest in assuring that the region has a sufficient supply of skilled labor to facilitate long term economic vitality. The mission of the council is to help residents of the region fulfill their aspirations while ensuring that the region’s workforce meets the needs of employers.
The council is administratively and financially sponsored by West Central Initiative. The area served by the LFDC includes Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin Counties of Minnesota. Full council meetings are held six times per year, on the first Monday in February, April, June, August, October and December.