Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the One-Stop Delivery System [Updated January 21, 2021] [open pdf - 1MB]
From the Summary: "The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA; P.L. 113-128), which succeeded the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-220) as the primary federal workforce development law, was enacted in July 2014 to bring about increased coordination among federal workforce development and related programs. Most of WIOA's provisions went into effect July 1, 2015. WIOA authorizes appropriations for each of FY2015 through FY2020 to carry out the programs and activities authorized in the legislation. Authorization of appropriations for WIOA programs and activities expired in FY2020 but was extended through FY2021 by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260). Workforce development programs provide a combination of education and training services to prepare individuals for work and to help them improve their prospects in the labor market. They may include activities such as job search assistance, career counseling, occupational skill training, classroom training, or on-the-job training. The federal government provides workforce development activities through WIOA's programs and other programs designed to increase the employment and earnings of workers. [...] This report provides details of WIOA Title I state formula program structure, services, allotment formulas, and performance accountability. In addition, it provides a program overview for national grant programs. It also offers a brief overview of the Employment Service (ES), which is authorized by separate legislation but is an integral part of the One-Stop system created by WIOA."
CRS Report for Congress, R44252
Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html