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Workforce investment act labor actions can help states improve quality of performance outcome data and delivery of youth services : report to the Ranking Minority Member, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Occupational training -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Youth -- Employment -- Government policy -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
LC ClassificationsHD5715.2 .U56 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3350414M
LC Control Number2004368665

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The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education have collectively issued five rules to implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (Pub. L. ).WIOA is landmark legislation that is designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s public workforce system and help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and. The Department also changed the terms “workforce innovation and opportunity system,” and “workforce investment system” to “workforce development system” throughout this rule. This was done to enhance consistency across parts and avoid confusion, and to be emphasize the role of workforce development boards in this system. The Workforce Investment Act of transformed the Wagner-Peyser funded employment service from a nationwide system of separate local employment offices into the foundation of the nation's One-Stop centers. Through One-Stop centers, job seekers may receive . The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is a piece of landmark legislation that replaced the Workforce Investment Act of The purpose of the law is to provide job seekers with resources such as education, training and other support services to achieve gainful employment.