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Final regulations transforming the nation’s public workforce system by improving the links between diverse talent and the nation’s employers are scheduled for June 2016, according to the Department of Labor.
The rules finalize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), signed by President Barack Obama on July 22, 2014.
The law streamlines the coordination of employment and training services, strengthens collaboration with state and local partners, and provides Americans with increased access to work-based learning, including on-the-job training and registered apprenticeships.
WIOA reauthorized 33 job training programs overseen by the Department of Labor. The act also:
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez described the reforms as a “fundamental transformation in the way we prepare people for the careers of today and tomorrow,” by “taking a job-driven approach and making sure training programs connect businesses that want to grow with workers.”
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) approved of the provisions promoting more engagement and industry-sector strategies between employers and local workforce boards, retaining employer-majority membership on both state and local workforce boards to reinforce a demand-driven system and offering greater flexibility for the delivery of training services available to employers.
The law generally took effect on July 1, 2015, but the state plans and performance accountability provisions take effect on July 1, 2016. These measures require:
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