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The Department of Labor (DOL), in coordination with the U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS), is working diligently to ensure that states, local areas, other grantees, and stakeholders are prepared for the implementation of WIOA. The WIOA Resource Page provides information and resources for States, local areas, non-profits and other grantees, and other stakeholders to assist with implementation of the Act. This page is updated to reflect newly developed materials, including responses to frequently asked questions.


September 14, 2015: ETA is seeking comments on the following WIOA-related Information Collection Requests:

  • Placement Verification and Follow-up of Job Corps Participants, Routine Extension Without Revisions. Published on September 4, 2015, the comment period closes on November 3, 2015. Additional information is available here.

  • The Workforce Performance Accountability, Information, and Reporting System, New Collection. Published on September 1, 2015, the comment period closes on November 2, 2015. Additional information is available here.


Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act – One Year Anniversary

'Our Eisenhower Moment'

WIOA Marks First Anniversary

One year ago, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. This law, passed with overwhelming bipartisan majorities, is helping transform federally funded job training programs across the country to ensure everyone can get the skills and training they need to punch their ticket to the middle class.

In the video above, Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan share a short message with everyone as we commemorate this anniversary.

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The WIOA website and the Innovation & Opportunity Network are working in concert to provide you with the most up-to-date information concerning WIOA. This graphic shows what can be found on the two websites and we encourage you to utilize them as a cross-reference tool.


  • The needs of businesses and workers drive workforce solutions and local boards are accountable to communities in which they are located
  • One-Stop Centers (or American Job Centers) provide excellent customer service to jobseekers and employers and focus on continuous improvement
  • The workforce system supports strong regional economies and plays an active role in community and workforce development


We are striving to keep our WIOA website updated with the important information you need to best implement the new law. Provide us with your feedback to help ensure this website remains the go-to for all-things WIOA!