State and Federal Legislation
US Workforce Investment Act

Workforce Investment Act of 1998 [pdf 1MB]

On July 22, 2014 President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law.   The passage of WIOA provides new authorizing legislation for programs that had been authorized under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA).

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is provided below, with supporting reference documents.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act July 2014 [pdf 678kb]

WIOA Statement of the Bill Managers [pdf 2.9Mb]

WIOA Key Implementation Dates by USDOL-ETA [pdf 113kb]

WIOA Fact Sheet by USDOLETA [pdf 140kb]

WIOA Overview by USDOLETA [pdf 147kb]

WIA-WIOA Side By Side Comparison by NSC [pdf 535kb]

WIOA Overview PowerPoint for SETC 6-25-2014 [pdf 117kb]

WIOA One-Page Summary by NASWA [pdf 455kb]

NJ Workforce Law

NJSA 34-15C SETC and Local WIBs [pdf 167kb]