WIA Policy Updates

WIA Policy Manual, November 2012

Local Elected Officials (LEO) Guide for the Implementation of the Workforce Investment Act
(May 1999)

Wisconsin WIA Allocation Process, (Version 1-H). The Operational Guide, Protocols and Checklist to Develop the Annual Allocations for Workforce Development Areas. (rev. March, 2010)

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Sorted by date of issuance.

No. Description Date
03-02
Change 1
WIA Local Plan Modification (previously issued 05-02-03). 06-02-14
14-03 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2014. 05-28-14
13-04
Change 1
Selective Service Registration Requirements for Workforce Investment Act Title 1-Funded Programs (previously issued 01-22-14). 03-31-14
13-05 Statewide Supportive Services Guidance 02-19-14
14-01 Federal Poverty Guidelines 02-05-14
13-03 Determination of Dependent Status for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Formula-Funded Program Applicants to the Youth, Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs 01-21-14
04-06
Change 2
Younger Youth Skill Attainment, update

Attachment A:
  • Goal Setting Starts at Assessment
  • Effective Goal-Setting Components
  • Goal Types
  • Reporting Goals in ASSET
(previously issued 04-25-13, and 05-24-04)
10-11-13
13-08
Change 1
Lower Living Standard Income Level for 2013
(previously issued 07-29-13)
10-11-13
10-03
Change 1
Youth Literacy and Numeracy Gains
(previously issued 06-15-10)
08-06-13
13-08 Lower Living Standard Income Level for 2013 07-29-13
07-04
Change 1
ASSET Correction Requests: Update
(previously issued 04-02-07)
07-11-13
13-07 Federal Poverty Guidelines 05-13-13
04-06
Change 1
This WIA youth policy update provides guidance to local Workforce Development Boards, WIA youth program managers, leads and case managers on:
  • Objective assessment
  • Development of appropriate, well-written, younger youth skill attainment goals,
  • Documentation to verify accomplishment of younger youth skill attainment goals, and
  • Recording younger youth skill attainment goals in ASSET. 
(previously issued 05-24-04)
04-25-13
13-02 Youth Incentive Awards and Stipend Payment Policy 03-07-13
13-01 Financial Assistance for Training in Religious Activities 03-04-13
13-04 Selective Service Registration Requirements for Workforce Investment Act Title 1-Funded Programs (updated 03-31-14). 01-22-13
12-03 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2012 05-09-12
11-04 Coordination of WIA Training Funds and Tuition Reimbursement 04-11-12
12-02 Update of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines 03-29-12
12-01 Selective Service Registration Requirements for WIA Title 1-Funded Programs 02-01-12
11-02 Selective Service Registration 10-11-11
11-03 Lowering Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2011 04-27-11
11-01 Federal Poverty Level for 2011 02-07-11
10-02 WDB Completion of Wisconsin Dept. of Veterans Affairs Retraining Grant Applications, Page 4 10-28-10
10-04 Lowering Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2010 07-22-10
10-03 Youth Literacy and Numeracy Gains (updated 08-06-13) 06-15-10
09-05 Pre-Award Criteria - Business Relocation/Expansion (120 Rule) 10-14-09
09-07 New information regarding the Literacy and Numeracy Gains performance measure.
This policy update rescinds and replaces WIA Policy Update 08-04 (previously issued 07-10-08).
08-31-09
09-04 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2009 for use in establishing participant income eligibility in WIA and other federally funded assisted programs 04-09-09
09-02 Updating State Policy 08-02 Waiver Process and Waiver Plan Requirements, and Adding Implementation Detail for Three of the DOL-Approved State Waivers. 02-10-09
09-01 Federal Poverty Levels 02-04-09
08-06 Selective Service Registration 12-05-08
08-03 WIA Youth Eligibility  (Low Income and "Needs Additional Assistance"/Non-Low Income and "Faces Serious Barriers") 07-11-08
08-04 Youth Literacy and Numeracy Gains 07-10-08
08-05 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2008 (WIA programs Updated Income Eligibility) 05-30-08
08-02 Waiver Policy 03-13-08
08-01 Federal Poverty Levels 02-01-08
07-06 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2007 (WIA programs Updated Income Eligibility) 06-27-07
07-03 Cash Public Assistance and National School Lunch Program 05-25-07
07-05 U.S. Department of Labor-Funded Program Participant Records Retention 05-24-07
07-01 Youth Literacy and Numeracy Gains Measure 04-03-07
07-04 ASSET Correction Requests (updated 07-11-13) 04-02-07
07-02 2007 Federal Poverty Levels 02-02-07
06-10 Social Security Number Verification and Validation. 09-01-06
06-06 WIA Follow-up Services 08-03-06
06-09 Renegotiating Program Year (PY) 2006, Performance Standards under the Workforce Investment Act
06-30-06
06-07 Certificate Requirements and Policy 06-29-06
06-08 Planned Gap in Service Policy 06-28-06
06-05 Supplemental Employment Data 06-28-06
06-01 Common Measures Performance Policy Implementation in Program Year 2005 - 2006 06-15-06
06-04 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2006 (WIA programs Updated Income Eligibility) 06-06-06
06-03 Definition of Participant and Exiter for U.S. DOL Employment and Training Programs 06-05-06
04-13 Revised: Certificate Requirements and Policy 06-01-06
06-02 2006 Federal Poverty Levels 02-02-06
04-07 Revised WIA Policy Update to 04-07 - Supplemental Employment Data 11-30-05
05-06 Literacy and Numeracy Gains 10-04-05
05-08 Definition of Family, Family Care, and Health/Medical Conditions That Exclude Participants from Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 1, WIA Title 3, and Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) Performance Measures 09-29-05
05-05 Lower Living Standards Income Level for 2005 (WIA Programs Updated Eligibility) 06-06-05
05-04 Designation of ASSET as WIA and Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) Reporting System 05-18-05
05-03 Common Measures Performance Policy Implementation in Program Year 2005 05-16-05
04-03
Change 1
Veterans Program Letter 05-01 -- Implementing the Veterans' Priority Provisions of the "Jobs for Veterans Act".
(previously issued 02-13-04)
04-13-05
05-02 Dislocated Worker Performance Reporting Policy -- Guidance to Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) on participant reporting for individuals receiving services through Special Response (SRR) and Statewide (STW) grants and its impact on the WIA Title I performance measures. 02-25-05
05-01 2005 Federal Poverty Levels -- New Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Level Guidelines for use in establishing youth program eligibility and local income-related policies. 02-25-05
04-11 Clarification of Responsibility for WIA Training Costs 03-09-05
04-12 ASSET Correction Requests 02-25-05
04-09 Design Framework. This Policy Update provides guidance to local Workforce Development Boards, WIA youth program managers and youth program leads on:
  • Point in time when registered youth are counted in performance measures;
  • Program design framework; and
  • Program elements
07-28-04
04-10 Planned Gap in Service Policy 07-22-04
04-08 This policy update distributes the Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for use in establishing participant income eligibility in WIA and other federally funded assisted programs. 07-19-04
04-06 Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Policy Update: Younger Youth Skill Attainment
(updated 04-25-13)
05-24-04
04-02 WIA Follow up Services 05-16-06
04-05 Renegotiating Program Year 2003 Performance Standards under the WIA 05-03-04
04-04 Transmits new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (DHHS) Federal Poverty Level Guidelines for use in establishing youth program eligibility and local income-related policies. 03-16-04
04-03 Veterans' Priority of Service in Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I Adult Programs.  Obsolete
For current policy see Veterans Program Letter 05-01 (updated 04-13-05).
02-13-04
04-01 Accessibility to Title I Youth Services through Job Centers. 02-06-04
03-09 WIA Youth eligible under the 5% window. (PDF file of signed update.) 09-19-03
03-08 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2003 (WIA programs updated income eligibility.) 06-18-03
03-02 WIA Plan Modification
05-02-03
02-01
Change 1
WDB Service Delivery
(previously issued 2002)
04-25-03
03-05 Requirements for Comprehensive Job Centers
04-18-03
03-06 Federal Poverty Levels (WIA and WtW programs updated income eligibility) 03-20-03
03-04 Younger Youth Skill Attainment Performance Measure Methodology 02-14-03
03-03 WIA performance Incentive Awards 01-31-03
03-01 Revising PY02 Local Negotiated Levels of WIA Performance 01-15-03
02-09 Sectarian Policy for State List of Eligible Training Providers 12-09-02
02-07 Guide for Determining Individual Training Accounts (ITAs). 10-02-02
02-08 Rescinding PY01 Dislocated Worker Fund 09-09-02
02-04 WIA Income Guidelines for 2002 - April 2002 04-30-02
03-01 Revising local Negotiated Levels of WIA Performance 04-29-02
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