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Older Worker Bulletins

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Year 2004:

OWB 04-1 -State Coordination Plan

OWB 04-2 -2004 Federal Poverty Guidelines
Revised federal poverty guidelines for the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

OWB 04-3 -Program Year 2004 Planning Instructions and Allotments For All Applicants

OWB 04-4 -Training Options
Framework for permissible training activities under the regular Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

OWB 04-5 -Income Inclusions and Exclusions
Income definitions and income inclusions and exclusions for determining Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) eligibility

OWB 04-6 -New Data Collection and Reporting System
New Data Collection and Reporting System and Program Year 2004 Performance Measures for the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

Year 2003:

OWB 03-2 -2003 Federal Poverty Guidelines
To issue the revised federal poverty guidelines for the Senior Community Service Employment Program.


OWB 03-3 - Approved Senior Employment Services Coordination Plans (State Plan)


OWB 03-4 - Procedures for Recapture and Reobligation of Unexpended Program Year Grant Funds


OWB 03-5 - Program Year 2003 Planning Instructions and Allotments for States


OWB 03-6 - Census 2000 County-by-County Data


OWB 03-7 - Announcing plans for private sector projects under Section 502(e) of the OAA.


OWB 03-8 - Funding Instructions for National Grantee Incentive Awards

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Year 2002:

OWB 02-1 -Sub-State Distribution of SCSEP Resources
To request the submission of the annual Equitable Distribution Report, ETA 8705.

OWB 02-2 -Senior Employment Services Coordination Plan
To provide guidance to SCSEP grantees on the preparation of the State Senior Employment Services Coordination Plan ("State Plan").

OWB 02-3 -Recognition of Grantees for Their Efforts to Achieve Their Program Year (PY) 2000 Unsubsidized Placement Goals
To share with all SCSEP grantees the results of our unsubsidized placement efforts and the number of participants served for PY 2000 (July 1, 2000 – 30, 2001).

OWB 02-4 -Unsubsidized Placement Training
To inform SCSEP grantees of the availability of training to assist grantees and subgrantees in targeted states to meet the unsubsidized placement goal.

OWB 02-5 -Revised Income Eligibility Levels
To issue the revised income eligibility levels for the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

OWB 02-6 -SCSEP Directory Update
To provide grantees with an opportunity to update changes to the SCSEP directory.

OWB 02-7 -Nine Best Practices of Highly Effective SCSEP Projects
To announce the availability, and to transmit a copy, of a new technical assistance guide: The Nine Best Practices of Highly Effective SCSEP Projects.

OWB 02-8 -Program Year 2002 Planning Instructions and Allotments
Provides SCSEP grantees with grant application instructions and procedures for Program Year (PY) 2002 (July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003); instructions for developing plans for extensions of the current grant (Section 8); and instructions for developing plans for private sector projects (Section 9).

OWB 02-9 -Limited Solicitation for Section 502(e) Projects
To announce a limited grant competition for additional Older Americans Act (OAA) funds in the amount of $2.3 million to conduct private sector projects under Section 502(e) of the OAA.

OWB 02-12 -"Voice of the Customer" Publication
To announce the availability, and transmit a copy, of a new publication entitled "Voice of the Customer: Senior Community Service Employment Program."


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Year 2001:

OWB 01-2 - America's workforce network
To inform SCSEP grantees about America's Workforce Network (AWN).

OWB 01-6 -SCSEP Reporting Hand Book
To provide grantees with the Office of Management and Budget approved forms and instructions for completing those forms.

OWB 01-9-Applicability of Cost Limitations to Section 502(e) Projects
To clarify the applicability of the cost limitations set forth in Section 641.405 of the SCSEP regulations to experimental private sector training projects authorized under Section 502(e).

OWB 01-10 -Program Year 2001 Implementation of Older Americans Act (OAA) Amendments (Administrative Costs)
To inform SCSEP grantees of changes in grant financial management cost classification procedures that will take place on July 1, 2001.


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Year 2000:

OWB 00-31 - New Office Telephone Numbers for Federal Representatives and Current Assignments

OWB 00-27 - Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

OWB 00-26 - Publication of WIA Final Regulations

OWB 00-20 - Allocation of Indirect Costs under the SCSEP

OWB 00-19 - RESOURCE SHARING FOR WIA ONE-STOP CENTERS

OWB 00-18 - Facilitating Older Worker Involvement in WIA Implementation

OWB 00-17 - PROGRAM INCOME

OWB 00-3 - SCSEP Technical Assistance Guide

OWB 00-2 - Facilitating Older Worker Involvement in WIA Implementation

OWB 00-1 - SCSEP's On- Line Reporting System


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Year 1999:

OWB 99-24 - Memorandums of Understanding under the Workforce Investment Act

OWB 99-15 - Report to the Task Force on Older Worker Data

OWB 99-5 - INDEX OF OLDER WORKER (OW) BULLETINS

OWB 99-1 - Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Implementation


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Year 1998:

OWB 98-36 - "Putting the Pieces Together" (HONOLULU, HAWAII)

OWB 98-35 - Workforce Investment Act

OWB 98-34 - One-Stop Career Centers/Senior Community Service Employment Linkages

OWB 98-33 - One-Stop Career Centers/Senior Community Service Employment Linkages

OWB 98-32 - Workforce Investment Act

OWB 98-31 - RECERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY OF SCSEP PARTICIPANTS

OWB 98-24 - Enrollee Recruitment Advertisements for SCSEP

OWB 98-13 - Guidance on 1300-Hour Participation Limitation

OWB 98-12 - Explanation of the 500-Hour Training Limitation

OWB 98-10 - Increasing Private Sector Placements By Using OAA Section 502(e) Authority

OWB 98-3 - Technical Assistance Guide - Individual Assessment and Planning for SCSEP Enrollees


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Year 1997:

OWB 97-34 - Physical Examinations, Enrollees with Disabilities, and Related Topics

OWB 97-33 - Availability of Simply Better! Tools for Implementing Continuous Improvement Practices in Local Employment and Training Agencies.

OWB 97-26 - SCSEP Cost Classification and Cost Categories

OWB 97-21 - Dual Enrollment

OWB 97-4 - Revisions To Eligibility Documentation Technical Assistance Guide (TAG).


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Year 1996:

OWB 96-15 - Narrative Portion of the Quarterly Progress Report (QPR).

OWB 96-12 - Maximum Duration of Enrollment.

OWB 96-11 - Individual Development Plan Related Termination Requirements.

OWB 96-5 - Minimum Eligibility Documentation Requirements.

OWB 96-1 - Minimum Assessment Requirements.


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Year 1995:

OWB 95-6 - Placement Indicators.

OWB 95-5 - Revised Procedures for Computing Annual Family Income.

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