U.S. Departments of Education and Labor recently released a joint publication of the final rules to implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in the Federal Register. WIOA is designed to enhance the collaboration between employment, education and training programs to increase the accessibility of high-quality jobs to young Americans including those individuals with disabilities to improve the nation’s public workforce system. The joint final rules offer guidance to state and local workforce development systems that increase the skill and credential attainment, employment, retention, and earnings of participants.
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