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WIOA Support Press Release - 6/5/2014
The June 5th, 2014 press release from Congress summarizing the supportive comments, regarding the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, submitted by stakeholders around the country.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act - May 21, 2014
This bill represents an agreement between leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate regarding the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act. Subsequently, the content of this bill is both bipartisan and bicameral in nature. It exists as a comprehensive amendment to the Houses' SKILLS Act (H.R.803), which was passed by the House in early 2013.
A Policy to Expand Apprenticeships in the U.S. - December 2013
This report, released by the Center for American Progress in December 2013, outlines a set of poicy recommendations that would set the stage for large-scale expansion of apprenticeships in the United States.
DOL Guidance on Federal Bonding Program to Promote Hiring At-Risk Individuals
This Training and Employment Notice, issued by the Department of Labor in December 2013, highlights the Federal Bonding Program as an employer incentive when providing job placement services to assist ex-offenders and other at-risk job seekers.
WIA Reauthorization Analysis- Comparison of S. 1356 and Current Law
This report, issued by the Congressional Research Services in October 2013, analyzes the WIA reauthorization proposal of S. 1356 in comparison to current WIA law.
WIA Side-By-Side Analysis - August 2013
This document compares the current law with the House and Senate proposals to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act in 2013. It analyzes the bills according to a matrix of youth-specific items that either already appear in one of the three bills or is something that NYEC wants included.
WIA Funding Flexibility Guidance for Program Year 2013
This Training and Employment Guidance Letter, issued by the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration in May 2013, outlines flexiblity for Workforce Investment Act Title I and Wagner Peyser funding in program year 2013. It includes the ways that funds are flexible as well as emphasizing ways that it is not.
Final FY 2013 Workforce Investment Act Allotments
This document from the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration provides the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 allotments to states and outlying areas for Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth Activities along with Wagner-Peyser funding and Workforce Information Grants.
Update on Job Training as Cross-Agency Priority Goal
This report by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provides an update on Job Training as it was idenitified as a Corss Agency Priority Goal for the federal Fiscal Year 2013 (October 2012-September 2013). This is the first quarterly update provided by OMB.
Advisory Regarding Updated WIA Youth and Adult Data for PY 2013
This notice advises states that economically disadvantaged youth and adult data for use in the WIA Youth and Adult within-state allocation formulas are available on the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) website and that states should use this data in PY 2013 and future within-state allocation formulas.
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