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The Workforce Investment Act

The Workforce Investment Act: Opportunities and Issues for the Disability Community

A comprehensive look at the role of the disability community in the implementation of the Workforce Investment Act

Analysis of WIA Section 188 Methods of Administration Plans from a Disability Perspective

This paper provides state-based examples of policies, procedures, and other recommended steps included in state Methods of Administration documents (MOAs) to ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to WIA Title I programs and activities

WIA Section 188 Disability Checklist

This checklist is designed to ensure meaningful participation of people with disabilities in WIA-funded programs. The checklist identifies the basic disability-related requirements imposed by Section 188, and provides examples of policies and procedures t

One-Stop System: Legal Guidelines & Requirements for Serving People with Disabilities

Discusses the specific legal obligations of the One-Stop system in serving people with disabilities, and the legal rights of people with disabilities in using the One-Stop system

Provisions in the Workforce Investment Act Relating to Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability and the Development by the Governor of a Written Methods of Administration

Detailed analysis and excerpts from the Workforce Investment Act Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Regulations pertaining to people with disabilities

Review of State Plans for the Workforce Investment Act from a Disability Policy Framework

A review of how WIA state plans describe policies, practices, and proposed strategies to include people with disabilities and disability agencies in the workforce development system.

NCSL State Legislative Summaries

THe National of State Legislatures (an NCWD partner) tracks state legislation related to workforce development for people with disabilities. NCSL also keeps abreast of general labor developments and implementation of the Supreme Court Olmstead community s

Using the Emerging Disability Policy Framework to Create a Fully Inclusive Twenty-First Century Workforce Investment System

The purpose of this policy paper is to present the lessons learned from the emerging disability policy framework so that policymakers and others can design, implement, and evaluate a fully inclusive One-Stop service delivery system.

H.R. 27, The Job Training Improvement Act of 2005

The key disability-related provisions of the Job Training Improvement Act of 2005, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in January, 2005.

Guidance on Revising WIA Plans for May 2005

Policy memos to support states as they submit WIA plan revisions. Plans are due May 31, 2005.

Description of the Workforce Investment Act from a Disability Policy Perspective

On August 7, 1998, President Clinton signed into law the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-220). Title I provides assistance to states interested in establishing statewide and local workforce investment systems for all job seekers, includin