TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER NO. 05-05
WIOA Operating Guidance : No
Waiver Flexibility for Hurricane Katrina Recovery
The purpose of this Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) is to provide states with a list of provisions of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) that have previously been waived or new provisions that have not been waived but are within the statutory waiver authority under the WIA regulations at 20 CFR 661,440. These waivers will provide states with increased flexibility to respond to job seekers and business needs in hurricane-affected areas and areas receiving an influx or evacuees. Included is an explanation of the flexibility provided by the workforce flexibility (work-flex) provisions of the regulations.
ALL STATE WORKFORCE LIAISONS
ALL STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
EMILY STOVER DeROCCO
September 15, 2005
Please direct questions to Sean Kelly, Waiver Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor at (202) 693-3994 or Kelly.Sean@dol.gov.
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