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In Program Year 2016, WIOA programs served 3,294,387 female participants.

 
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  • August 31, 2018

    TEGL 03-18: ETA provides guidance to states on performance reporting on ETPs. Under WIOA, all states must collect and report performance information on all individuals and WIOA title I core program participants (of Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs) served by each program of study on the state list of Eligible Training Providers (ETP list). The requirements for ETP reporting can be found at WIOA section 116(d)(4) and 116(d)(6)(B) and in the WIOA Joint and Department of Labor (DOL)-only final rules at 20 CFR 677.230 and 20 CFR 680.490.

  • July-August, 2018

    WIOA Performance Indicator Summer E-Learning Series

    The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, in collaboration with the Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Rehabilitation Services Administration, introduces a new series of interactive e-Learning modules that explain select WIOA performance accountability concepts.

    Beginning Monday, July 16, 2018, e-Learning modules highlighting WIOA indicators of performance will be published on WorkforceGPS through the end of August 2018

  • July 20, 2018

    TEN 02-18: Timeline for the Use of the Amended Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL) for Program Performance Reporting in the Workforce Integrated Performance System (WIPS).

    Purpose: To announce the timeline for data collection and reporting using the 2018 amended version of the PIRL for performance data collection and submission through WIPS.

  • April 4, 2018

    30-Day ICR: OMB Control Number 1205-0521

    SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, "DOL-Only Performance Accountability, Information, and Reporting System," to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited. The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before May 4, 2018.

  • February 16, 2018

    TEGL 9-17: Negotiating Performance Goals for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Programs and the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service as amended by Title III of WIOA, for Program Years (PYs) 2018 and PY 2019. This guidance informs States of the guidelines for the negotiation process for the WIOA title I programs (Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth) and the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service program, as amended by title III of WIOA, for PY 2018 and PY 2019. Once negotiated levels are agreed upon by each State and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), they will be incorporated into the State Unified or Combined Plan. This guidance also provides information on the negotiations process for the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act programs under title II of WIOA and the Vocational Rehabilitation program as amended by title IV of WIOA for PY 2018 and PY 2019.

  • January 26, 2018

    The Employment and Training Administration today has published the sixty-day PRA notice for YouthBuild Reporting and Recordkeeping

    The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, "YouthBuild Reporting System." Comments are due by March 27, 2018.

  • January 24, 2018
    TEGL 06-17: Modification Requirements for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Unified and Combined State Plans. This Advisory provides guidance to States, territories, and outlying areas regarding the two-year modification requirements, submission process, and deadline for submitting the two-year modifications for the WIOA Unified and Combined State Plans for Program Years (PYs) 2018 and 2019. States must submit a WIOA Unified or Combined State Plan two-year modification to the U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED) (collectively, Departments) by March 15, 2018.

  • January 12, 2018

    TEGL 05-17: Workforce Investment Act Closeout Performance Reporting. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) requires the reporting of performance data, in accordance with Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) performance accountability provisions, for individuals served and exited prior to July 1, 2016, who were not previously reported for Program Year (PY) 2015.

    EBSS has been modified to accept the date ranges and generate the report elements specified in Attachment B of TEGL 5-17. EBSS is now available to accept State data and generate WIA Closeout reports. Since the WIA Closeout Report is based on the WIA Annual Report (ETA-9091), States must select Program Year "2016" and Quarter "June 30" when uploading data. States that submitted data prior to March 13, 2018, to identify and address any errors generated by their files must resubmit to generate and certify the WIA Closeout Report.

  • January 8, 2018

    Common Performance Reporting 30 Day ICR

    The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, "Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Common Performance Reporting," to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited. The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before February 8, 2018.

  • December 1, 2017

    TEN 09-17: The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration is announcing the publication of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Interim Final Rule (IFR). As required by the Older Americans Act of 2016 (2016 OAA), the IFR aligns the SCSEP performance indicators with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) core measures, with some distinctions. The statute requires implementation of these measures through regulation not later than December 31, 2017. In order to fulfill the statutory deadline, the Department is promulgating this IFR at 20 CFR Part 641. The Department is accepting public comments on this IFR.

  • October 30, 2017

    DOL-Only Performance Accountability, Information, and Reporting System

    The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, "DOL-Only Performance Accountability, Information, and Reporting System," to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited. The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before November 29, 2017.

  • September 12, 2017

    TEGL 03-17: WIOA Annual Performance Report Submission

    The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED) (collectively, Departments) are exercising their transition authority under section 503(a) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to inform States that the Departments will consider Program Year (PY) 2016 WIOA Statewide and Local Performance Reports (form ETA-9169) submitted by October 16, 2017, as being timely. For all subsequent PYs, States must submit the WIOA Statewide and Local Performance Report by October 1 to be considered timely, pursuant to the "Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Performance Accountability, Information and Reporting System" information collection request (WIOA Joint Performance ICR).

    (A copy of form ETA-9169 can be found here: https://www.doleta.gov/performance/pfdocs/ETA-9169-WIOA-State-and-Performance-Report-Template.pdf. Grantees reporting to the Department of Labor will complete this form through the Workforce Integrated Performance System (WIPS)).

  • August 23, 2017

    TEGL 10-16, Change 1: Performance Accountability Guidance for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I, Title II, Title III, and Title IV Core Programs. This guidance updates Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) 10-16 published December 19, 2016 developed jointly by the U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED) (the Departments). Within ED, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) will update Program Memorandum (PM) 17-2 and Technical Assistance Circular (TAC) 17-01 respectively. The updated guidance provides clarifying language and corrections to the operating parameters and to the calculations of the numerators and denominators for the WIOA primary indicators of performance.

  • August, 2017

    New Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Performance Accountability Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), with answers to common questions, have been posted to the website. As more questions come in and answers are developed, new FAQs will continue to be posted here in a categorical format.

  • July 28, 2017

    TEN-03-17: Informing the States about Reassessment of the Federal Employment Data Exchange System (FEDES).The purpose of this Training and Employment Notice (TEN) is to inform States that in January 2018, the Federal Employment Data Exchange System (FEDES) will be temporarily suspended while the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) reassesses the feasibility of FEDES.

  • July 3, 2017

    Federal and State Negotiations Tool: This tool is intended to facilitate the negotiation process when setting WIOA performance targets for upcoming program years. It provides users with benchmarks provided by the Statistical Adjustment Model (SAM) – as required by WIOA – along with an analysis of historical performance viewed through a WIOA lens. These benchmarks are intended to aid negotiating parties in making informed decisions given that they are the product of rigorous analysis of the latest data available.

  • June 1, 2017

    TEGL 26-16: Guidance on the use of Supplemental Wage Information to implement the Performance Accountability Requirements under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The purpose of this guidance is to provide sub-regulatory guidance on the requirements established by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and its implementing regulations regarding the use of supplemental wage information, when appropriate, to assist in carrying out the performance accountability requirements under section 116 of WIOA.

  • May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, "Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Performance Accountability, Information and Reporting System." This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Written Comments are due July 24, 2017.

  • PY 2015

    State Annual Report Success Stories: Each year states prepare and submit annual narrative reports on accomplishments under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to the Employment and Training Administration. These individual stories illustrate how states have responded to unemployed participants; providing services that have made a difference in the lives of many individuals. The success stories are excerpted directly from the Program Year 2015 States' WIOA annual report narratives, which are located on the Department of Labor's (the Department) website at: https://www.doleta.gov/performance/results/AnnualReports/annual_report.cfm.

  • April 11, 2017

    TEN 40-16: To provide information on the virtual WIPS User Resource Library Information Page, which contains a growing library of documents intended to help WIPS users better understand the workflow of the system and provide answers to frequently asked questions.

  • March 1, 2017

    TEGL 19-16: Guidance on Services provided through the Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service (ES), as amended by title III of WIOA, and for Implementation of the WIOA Final Rules.

  • January 19, 2017

    The Departments of Labor and Education have published a Federal Register Notice, Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Common Performance Reporting announcing a 60-day public comment period on proposed amendments to WIOA Common Performance Reporting Information Collection Request (ICR). Comments can be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ETA-2017-0001. The deadline to submit comments is March 20, 2017.

  • January 18, 2017

    TEGL 16-16: One-Stop Operations Guidance for the American Job Center Network. This Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) provides general guidance for the implementation of operational requirements under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) pertaining to the one-stop delivery system, branded nationally as the American Job Center network. Due to the broad scope of the one-stop delivery system, encompassing multiple programs administered by different Federal agencies, this guidance provides the primary components for understanding and implementing an integrated American Job Center network.

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