Alamo Workforce Development, Inc. v. Vann

In Alamo Workforce Development, Inc. v. Vann, 21 S.W.3d 428, 430 (Tex. App.--San Antonio 2000, no pet.) the court was presented with the question of whether a nonprofit corporation tasked with planning, overseeing, and evaluating the delivery of publicly funded workforce training and services was subject to sovereign immunity. In reaching its conclusion that the workforce board was a government agency entitled to immunity, the court emphasized the fact that the board was charged with administration of state workforce development programs created by statute. Id. at 432-33. The court determined that because local workforce boards were contemplated by statute and acted as arms of the State in carrying out state workforce policies, they were governmental entities protected by sovereign immunity. Id.