What's New in Workforce Investment Archive: Headlines (1999)
The Department of Labor authorized nine States to begin implementing their State Title I Workforce
Investment Act and Wagner-Peyser Act Plans on July 1, 1999. Letters containing guidance on how
States could move forward were sent to the nine States on June 30th, giving them the green light to
transition to the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), consistent with the time lines set forth in their Plan.
The nine States include: Vermont, New Jersey, Kentucky, Florida, Wisconsin, Indiana, Texas,
Louisiana and Utah.