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Total: 44 Results Listed Below:

1. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 42-15   (06/30/2016)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Announcing the Release of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Final Rules and Information Collections for WIOA and Additional DOL Administered Programs  
  Purpose:  The purpose of this Training and Employment Notice (TEN) is to announce the advance posting of the WIOA final regulations, specifically:
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Joint Rule for Unified and Combined State Plans, Performance Accountability, and the One-Stop System Joint Provisions; Final Rule
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Department of Labor-Only; Final Rule
  • Programs and Activities Authorized by the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act); Final Rule
  • State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program; State Supported Employment Services Program; Limitations on Use of Subminimum Wage; Final Rule
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Miscellaneous Program Changes; Final Rule
This TEN also announces the information collections to implement WIOA, and to align performance accountability and information reporting for WIOA and additional Department of Labor programs. Further, the DOL established Information Collections for all programs authorized by WIOA title I and additional DOL administered programs. These information collections are as follows:
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Common Performance Reporting; OMB Control No. 1205-0526
  • DOL-Only Performance Accountability, Information, and Reporting System; OMB Control No. 1205-0521
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  Source Date:  06/30/2016      
         
2. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 26-15   (06/29/2016)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Negotiating Performance Goals for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Programs and the Wagner-Peyser Employment Service as amended by Title III, for Program Year (PY) 2016 and PY 2017  
  Purpose:  To inform States of the guidelines for the negotiation process for the first two years of implementation of the WIOA title I programs (Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth) and the Wagner-Peyser Employment Service program, as amended by title III of WIOA, for PY 2016 and PY 2017. Once negotiated levels are agreed upon by each State and the 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 2016 and 2017.
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  Source Date:  06/29/2016      
         
3. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 35-14, Change 1   (06/13/2016)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Operating Guidance for National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Employment and Training and Housing Grantees; with a Clarification on Housing Assistance Services  
  Purpose:  To rescind the Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) 35-14 and replace it with TEGL 35-14, Change 1, which clarifies the Department's policy on providing housing assistance and updates the definition of "emergency assistance." The remainder of the TEGL provides guidance and planning information to NFJP grantees on the activities associated with the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
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  Source Date:  06/13/2016      
         
4. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 39-15   (06/09/2016)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Native American Employment and Training Council Call for Nominations  
  Purpose:  To request nominations for consideration by the Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, for appointment to fill the expiring terms of membership on the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council) by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 166 grantees.
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  Source Date:  06/09/2016      
         
5. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 24-15   (06/06/2016)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  PY 2016 Funding Allotments and Instructions for the Indian and Native American Section 166 Programs  
  Purpose:  To provide INA grantees with Comprehensive Services (CS) and Supplemental Youth Services (SYS) funding allotments for Program Year (PY) 2016 for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Section 166, INA program.
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  Source Date:  06/06/2016      
         
6. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 17-15   (04/05/2016)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Activities Program Allotments for Program Year (PY) 2016; Final PY 2016 Allotments for the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service (ES) Program Allotments; and Workforce Information Grants to States Allotments for PY 2016  
  Purpose:  To provide States and outlying areas with WIOA Title I Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Activities program allotments for PY 2016; final allotments for PY 2016 for the Wagner-Peyser ES Program, as required by section 6(b)(5) of the Wagner-Peyser Act, as amended; and the Workforce Information Grants to States allotments for PY 2016.
  Year Search:  All      
  Source Date:  04/05/2016      
         
7. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 16-15   (03/25/2016)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Four-Year SCSEP State Plan Requirements for Program Years 2016-2019  
  Purpose:  To inform all SCSEP state and national grantees about the requirements for the SCSEP State Plan as mandated by the 2006 Older Americans Act (OAA) Amendments. Due to the requirements of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, there have been some changes to the submission process for the SCSEP State Plans. This Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) provides guidance for the SCSEP portion of the State Plan.
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  Source Date:  03/25/2016      
         
8. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 29-14, Change 4   (03/10/2016)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  The Department Restores the Reduced Adult and Dislocated Worker Funding Available October 2015 to the Original Appropriated Amounts and Uses Transition Authority to Forgo Recapture and Reallotment of Program Year (PY) 2015 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funds.  
  Purpose:  This guidance informs states that the Department will not reallot PY 2015 funds among states based on obligations made during PY 2014, as indicated in TEGL 29-14, Change 1. This is a one-time occurrence allowing states to use Rapid Response funds for WIOA implementation activities, as referred in TEGL 26-14. This guidance also provides States and outlying areas with revised WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker PY 2015 program allotments, which became available to states in October 2015. The Change 3 to TEGL 29-14 revised the funding available to states on October 2015 to reflect the 0.2108 percent reduction enacted in the short-term Continuing Appropriations Act for FY 2016. This Change 4 to TEGL 29-14 rescinds the 0.2108 percent reduction and fully restores appropriated original funding.
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  Source Date:  03/10/2016      
         
9. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 14-15   (03/04/2016)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Requirements for Unified and Combined State Plans  
  Purpose:  This Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) conveys the following to States:
  • The vision and content requirements for Unified and Combined State Plans under WIOA;
  • The deadline and submission process for Unified and Combined State Plans under WIOA (Section 11);
  • The requirements to have approved Unified or Combined State Plans in place for Program Year (PY) 2016 and beyond for the six core programs of WIOA; and
  • The options for States to incorporate all or portions of partner programs into their State plan submissions if they choose to submit a Combined State Plan.
This guidance-developed jointly by the Departments of Labor (DOL), Education (ED), Health and Human Services (HHS), Agriculture (USDA), and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (Departments) - provides an overview of the Administration's priorities in relation to the WIOA planning requirements, explains the planning requirements where necessary, and instructs States regarding submission procedures.
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  Source Date:  03/04/2016      
         
10. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 13-15   (02/23/2016)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  On-the-Job Training (OJT) Wage Caps and Reimbursement Rate Waivers for Job Driven, Dislocated Worker Training, and Sector Partnership National Emergency Grants (NEGs)  
  Purpose:  Through this guidance, the Department of Labor is providing updated hourly State Wage Cap data for OJT under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Department is also providing guidance on the transition of funds from the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to WIOA as it relates to the OJT wage cap reimbursement rate.
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  Source Date:  02/23/2016      
         
11. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 23-15   (01/27/2016)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  

Announcing the release of the revised Section 188 WIOA Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Regulations (29 CFR Part 38) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register

 
  Purpose:  

To announce the publication of the revised Section 188 WIOA Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Regulations (29 CFR Part 38) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register on January 26, 2016.

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  Source Date:  01/27/2016      
         
12. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 11-15   (12/24/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Operational Guidance and Transition Planning for INA Grantees  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance and planning information to INA grantees on the activities associated with the implementation of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
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  Source Date:  12/24/2015      
         
13. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 18-15   (12/07/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Native American Employment and Training Council Call for Nominations  
  Purpose:  To request nominations for consideration by the Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, for appointment to fill the expiring terms of membership on the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council) by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 166 grantees.
  Year Search:  All      
  Source Date:  12/07/2015      
         
14. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 41-14, Change 1   (11/24/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or Opportunity Act) Title I Training Provider Eligibility Transition  
  Purpose:  This guidance updates Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 41-14, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or Opportunity Act) Title I Training Provider Eligibility Transition to extend the transition period for training providers that were determined eligible under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) title I.
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  Source Date:  11/24/2015      
         
15. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 08-15   (11/17/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Second Title 1 WIOA Youth Program Transition Guidance  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance and planning information to states, local workforce areas, and other recipients of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I youth formula funds on the activities associated with the implementation of WIOA.
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  Source Date:  11/17/2015      
         
16. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 29-14, Change 3   (11/10/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Advanced Funding Levels Available October 2015 for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Programs.  
  Purpose:  This guidance provides states with revised allotment levels for WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker FY 2016 funds, which became available to states in October 2015. This Change 3 to TEGL 29-14 revises the funding available to states on October 2015 to reflect the 0.2108 percent reduction enacted in the short-term Continuing Appropriations Resolution for FY 2016.
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  Source Date:  11/10/2015      
         
17. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 06-15   (10/07/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Qualifying Work Sites and Construction Projects for YouthBuild Grantees and Their Role in Training  
  Purpose:  The intent of this Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) is to provide guidance on the types of work sites that are acceptable for construction training for YouthBuild participants, describe the minimum construction activities allowed for work site training, and clarify the policy around successful exit as it pertains to hands-on occupational training. (This is a WIOA related advisory.)
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  Source Date:  10/07/2015      
         
18. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 10-15   (09/17/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Technical Amendments Act  
  Purpose:  To announce changes made to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) through passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Technical Amendments Act.
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  Source Date:  09/17/2015      
         
19. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 29-14, Change 2   (09/01/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Update to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Activities Program Allotments for Program Year (PY) 2015; Final PY 2015 Allotments for the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service Program Allotments; and Workforce Information Grants to States Allotments for PY 2015.  
  Purpose:  To inform the workforce investment system of changes to previous guidance to TEGL 29-14, Change 1. One change corrects the Executive Level II salary cap to $183,300 and is in the Background section on page 2. The second change makes four corrections to Attachment A and is underlined on the Attachment. The remainder of the TEGL remains unchanged.
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  Source Date:  09/01/2015      
         
20. UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER No.20-15   (08/13/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Unemployment Insurance and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance to state workforce agencies (state UI agencies) responsible for administration of the Federal-State Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs on implementation of the provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) related to UI programs, beginning July 1, 2015, and to: 1) recommend that state UI agencies begin (if they have not already) working with other workforce partners to develop strategies to implement WIOA; and 2) encourage states, as they develop strategies for WIOA implementation, to consider how to most effectively leverage Federal-State UI programs. As referenced in this guidance, "UI programs" include: the state's Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) program, Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, the state's Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program (replacing the UI Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (UI REA) program), the state's Self Employment Assistance (SEA) program, and the state's Short-Time Compensation (STC) program, if the state operates an STC program.
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  Source Date:  08/13/2015      
         
21. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 04-15   (08/13/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Vision for the One-Stop Delivery System under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  
  Purpose:  This Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) lays out the vision for the one-stop delivery system under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and links to key technical assistance resources to support states and local areas as they integrate this vision into their one-stop delivery system (http://www.doleta.gov/wioa). This guidance is also being issued by the Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services. It was developed in collaboration with these agencies, as well as the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) will soon issue additional guidance to other programs administered by DOL that covers governance, operational, and service delivery topics related to the one-stop delivery system.
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  Source Date:  08/13/2015      
         
22. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 01-15   (07/06/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Promising Practices in Achieving Universal Access and Equal Opportunity: A Section 188 Disability Reference Guide  
  Purpose:  To provide updated information and technical assistance to the public workforce investment system in meeting their nondiscrimination and universal access obligations for individuals with disabilities. (This is a WIOA related advisory.)
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  Source Date:  07/06/2015      
         
23. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 03-15   (07/01/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Guidance on Services Provided through the Adult and Dislocated Worker Program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or Opportunity Act) and Wagner Peyser, as Amended by WIOA, and Guidance for the Transition to WIOA Services.  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance to the workforce system on providing services under the Adult and Dislocated Worker programs under WIOA Title I, and individuals served by Wagner Peyser, as amended by WIOA Title III, beginning July 1, 2015. This guidance also includes clarifications and flexibilities on using these funds and guidance to States for making sub-state allocations with Adult, Youth, and Dislocated Worker formula funds.
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  Source Date:  07/01/2015      
         
24. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 02-15   (07/01/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Operational Guidance for National Dislocated Worker Grants, pursuant to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or Opportunity Act)  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance to the workforce investment system on the policies and priorities that govern the award and use of the Secretary's discretionary National Dislocated Worker Grants (DWG), under the WIOA, Title I, Section 170, which becomes effective July 1, 2015. The new program is preceded by National Emergency Grants (NEG) under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), and National Reserve Account grants under the Job Training Partnership Act Title III.
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  Source Date:  07/01/2015      
         
25. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 01-15   (07/01/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Operations Guidance Regarding the Impact of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Implementation on Waivers Approved Under the Workforce Investment Act.  
  Purpose:  The purpose of this guidance is to communicate the Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) waiver policy for PY 2015 for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) waivers currently approved for many states. This guidance addresses the status of such waivers during Program Year (PY) 2015, when most provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) go into effect. This guidance also communicates ETA's position on waivers under WIOA.
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  Source Date:  07/01/2015      
         
26. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 41-14   (06/26/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or Opportunity Act) Title I Training Provider Eligibility Transition  
  Purpose:  In accordance with WIOA sec. 122, this guidance explains the requirements and timelines for determining training provider eligibility in order to utilize WIOA title I-B training funds and for publicly disseminating the eligible training provider list.
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  Source Date:  06/26/2015      
         
27. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 38-14   (06/08/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Operational Guidance to Support the Orderly Transition of Workforce Investment Act Participants, Funds, and Subrecipient Contracts to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance and instructions on the transition of participants, funds, performance reports, grants, and subrecipient contracts under title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and under the Wagner-Peyser Act to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or the Act).
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  Source Date:  06/08/2015      
         
28. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 37-14   (05/29/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Update on Complying with Nondiscrimination Requirements: Discrimination Based on Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Stereotyping are Prohibited Forms of Sex Discrimination in the Workforce Development System  
  Purpose:  The purpose of this Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) is to provide information to the public workforce system and other entities (including the "covered entities" listed in the "To" line above) that receive federal financial assistance under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and that will begin implementing Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on July 1, 2015, as well as education and training programs or activities receiving Department of Labor financial assistance, regarding the prohibitions on discrimination based on gender identity, gender expression, and sex stereotyping. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals experience unemployment and employment discrimination at significantly higher rates compared to the rest of the American population, making it particularly important that they have full access to the services provided by the public workforce system, to help overcome the employment-related barriers they encounter. This TEGL and related attachments explain the legal authority for these obligations, give some examples of prohibited discrimination, and suggest ways to prevent, identify, and address discrimination.
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  Source Date:  05/29/2015      
         
29. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 36-14   (05/26/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  PY 2015 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Section 166 Funding Allocations and the Extension of Grantee Strategic Plans  
  Purpose:  To provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 166 INA grantees with (1) the requirements for Program Year (PY) 2015 adult and youth funding allocations; (2) performance measures and recommended levels of performance for PY 2015; (3) guidance on the period of performance for current grants and the close out of previous grant awards; and (4) an extension to the current grantee strategic plan through PY 2017 (6/30/2018).
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  Source Date:  05/26/2015      
         
30. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 35-14   (05/22/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Operating Guidance for National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Employment and Training and Housing Grantees  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance and planning information to NFJP grantees on the activities associated with the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
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  Source Date:  05/22/2015      
         
31. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 27-14, Change 1   (05/12/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Transition Authority for Immediate Implementation of Governance Provisions  
  Purpose:  This guidance updates Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 27-14, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Transition Authority for Immediate Implementation of Governance Provisions, to specify that Concentrated Employment Programs (CEPs) are eligible to request initial and subsequent designation as local areas under WIOA. Additionally, this guidance corrects a typographical error concerning new requests for local area designation.
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  Source Date:  05/12/2015      
         
32. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 34-14   (05/11/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Transition Authority Allotment of Program Year (PY) 2014 Dislocated Worker National Reserve Funds for WIOA Implementation Activities  
  Purpose:  The purpose of this Training and Employment Guidance letter (TEGL) is to allot PY 2014 Dislocated Worker National Reserve funds to states, Outlying Areas, and WIA Section 166 Indian and Native American grantees specifically for WIOA implementation activities including training of front-line staff, convening boards and supporting planning, transitioning to serving out-of-school youth, and assessing and improving state information technology (IT) systems.
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  Source Date:  05/11/2015      
         
33. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 29-14, Change 1   (05/01/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Activities Program Allotments for Program Year (PY) 2015; Final PY 2015 Allotments for the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service (ES) Program Allotments; and Workforce Information Grants to States Allotments for PY 2015.  
  Purpose:  To rescind TEGL 29-14 and replace it with TEGL 29-14, Change 1. Change 1 corrects the due date for each of the SF-424 from April 18 to May 12, 2015 for the WIOA funding streams for the Youth, Adult, and Dislocated Worker programs listed in section 9, Submission. The remainder of the TEGL remains unchanged.
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  Source Date:  05/01/2015      
         
34. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 31-14   (04/30/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Early Operating Guidance for Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or Opportunity Act)  
  Purpose:  The purpose of this notice is to inform state and local workforce system leaders and other stakeholders comprising the nation's employment and training system and One Stop Centers of the Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) plans to issue operating guidance on the implementation of WIOA and to continue to provide technical assistance.
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  Source Date:  04/30/2015      
         
35. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 29-14   (04/27/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Activities Program Allotments for Program Year (PY) 2015; Final PY 2015 Allotments for the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service (ES) Program Allotments; and Workforce Information Grants to States Allotments for PY 2015.  
  Purpose:  To provide States and outlying areas with WIOA Title I Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth Activities program allotments for PY 2015; final allotments for PY 2015 for the Wagner-Peyser ES Program, as required by section 6(b)(5) of the Wagner-Peyser Act, as amended; and the Workforce Information Grants to States allotments for PY 2015.
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  Source Date:  04/27/2015      
         
36. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 29-14, Change 1   (04/16/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Announcing the publication of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs) in the Federal Register  
  Purpose:  To announce the publication of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Joint Rule for Unified and Combined State Plans, Performance Accountability, and the One-Stop System Joint Provisions; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (joint NPRM with the Departments of Education and Labor) and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Labor only) in the Federal Register on April 16, 2015.
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  Source Date:  04/16/2015      
         
37. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 27-14   (04/15/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Transition Authority for Immediate Implementation of Governance Provisions  
  Purpose:  This guidance clarifies the governance-related activities that States must complete by July 1, 2015, which is the beginning of Program Year 2015, in order to ensure an orderly transition to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Additionally, this guidance summarizes other governance-related activities that the Department encourages States to complete as soon as possible, but are not required by July 1, 2015.
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  Source Date:  04/15/2015      
         
38. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 26-14   (04/14/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Transition Authority for Flexible Use of State Rapid Response Funds  
  Purpose:  This guidance announces flexible uses of Rapid Response funds to ensure an orderly transition to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or the Opportunity Act) for Program Year (PY) 2012 through 2015.
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  Source Date:  04/14/2015      
         
39. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 29-14   (04/02/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Announcing the release of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs) on Federal Register Public Inspection  
  Purpose:  To announce the release of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Joint Rule for Unified and Combined State Plans, Performance Accountability, and the One-Stop System Joint Provisions; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (joint NPRM with the Departments of Education and Labor) and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Labor only) on the Federal Register Public Inspection Web site at https://www.federalregister.gov/public-inspection. This Web site offers a preview of documents scheduled to publish in the Federal Register.
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  Source Date:  04/02/2015      
         
40. UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER No.13-15   (03/27/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Unemployment Insurance (UI) Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) Grants  
  Purpose:  To provide guidelines for the new FY 2015 UI RESEA (replacing the UI Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA)) grants and to: 1) invite state workforce agencies to submit proposals for FY 2015 RESEA funding; 2) explain the differences between the traditional UI REA program and the new RESEA program, including the new flexibility that enables the funds to be used for both traditional REA activities and reemployment services (also called career services); 3) announce that FY 2015 will be a transition year to enable states to make the necessary changes to existing programs; 4) announce the U.S. Department of Labor's (Department) intent to add a performance measurement of the RESEA program using the integrated workforce system's common measures; and 5) encourage states, as they begin planning implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), to consider how to most effectively leverage the state's RESEA program.
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  Source Date:  03/27/2015      
         
41. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 23-14   (03/26/2015)  
  WIOA Operating Guidance:  Yes
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program Transition  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance and planning information to states, local workforce areas, and other recipients of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I youth formula funds on the activities associated with the implementation of WIOA.
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  Source Date:  03/26/2015      
         
42. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 19-14   (02/19/2015)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Vision for the Workforce System and Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act  
  Purpose:  This Training Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) lays out the vision for a revitalized transformed workforce system as a result of implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Further, it encourages workforce system leaders and partners to take action now to support successful implementation to fully realize the vision of WIOA. Finally, it provides an overview of upcoming guidance and technical assistance to support effective implementation of WIOA.
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  Source Date:  02/19/2015      
         
43. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 12-14   (10/28/2014)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Allowable Uses and Funding Limits of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program Year (PY) 2014 funds for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Transitional Activities  
  Purpose:  To provide guidance to states and other recipients of funds under title I of WIA on the use and reporting of PY 2014 funds for planning and implementation activities associated with the transition to WIOA.
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  Source Date:  10/28/2014      
         
44. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 05-14   (07/22/2014)  
 
  Status:  Active
  Subject:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Announcement and Initial Informational Resources  
  Purpose:  Through this notice, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) communicates the enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), announces its current implementation plans, shares key statutorily-required implementation dates, and provides initial informational resources regarding the provisions in the new law.
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  Source Date:  07/22/2014