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Through Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker programs, 237,927 participants received training services in PY 2015.


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  • 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: Grantees reporting to the Department of Labor will complete this form through the Workforce Integrated Performance System (WIPS)).

  • 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:

  • 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 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.