Region 5 - Chicago
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Workforce Development Letters
Welcome to the Region 5 Office of the Employment and Training Administration. The Region 5 Office serves the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.
- Announcement of new Short-time Compensation
Announcement of a New Short-Time Compensation Technical (STC) Assistance Web Site Resource Toolkit and Upcoming Webinar; and References to Guidance Outlining Resources Available for States and Incentives to Implement STC
- Notice of Small Business Administration (SBA) and
Notice of Small Business Administration (SBA) and Small Business Majority Webinars regarding Affordable Care Act 101 (ACA)
- Affordable Care Act Rollout Information
Affordable Care Act Rollout Information
- SWA re: significant MSFW local office
Identification of Significant Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers (MSFW)
Selected News Items
We have added a spreadsheet to this site that shows ETA awards in Region 5. The list displays: Grantee Name, Statute, Sub-Program, Grant Number, City, County, State, Start/End dates, Award, Time Remaining (in months), and whether the grant is Active.
There is a filter for each of these categories (button next to the column header) which allows you to include/exclude records.
NOTE: This is a proof-of-concept draft product. Some records are incomplete at this time. Please direct questions, comments or corrections to Tom Coyne on 312.596.5435
Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 01-13, dated July 15, 2013, has been published.
Purpose. To provide guidance for the funding and management of FY 2013 annual grant allocations in order to perform FLC program activities.
Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 12-12, dated March 09, 2012, has been published.
Purpose. To provide information to states regarding FY 2012 UI State Administration base resource allocations, above-base funding, and general guidelines for resource planning.
Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 04-10, Change 9, dated March 05, 2012, has been published.
Purpose. To advise state workforce agencies of the latest extension and modifications of the EUC08 program, and of the extension of the temporary EB provisions.
Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 10-12, dated February 16, 2012, has been published.
Purpose. To invite state workforce agencies to submit proposals and funding requests to continue a UI REA program funded by a UI REA grant or to implement a UI REA program in a state, and to provide revised guidelines for UI REA programs for FY 2012 grants, including criteria governing the use of UI REA grant funds.
- Unemployment Insurance (UI) Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) Proposal Outline for First Year UI REA Grants
- Elements of an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) Grant Proposal Abstract
- Unemployment Insurance (UI) Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) Proposal Outline for Continuing States
- The Unemployment Insurance (UI) Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) Data Concerns
Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 15-11, dated January 24, 2012, has been published.
Purpose. To provide information and procedural guidance to the State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) for processing requests for certification under the WOTC program after the December 31, 2011, expiration date for non-veteran target groups.