principles behind this legislation - which went into effect in Iowa
on July 1, 2000, and replaced the former Job Training Partnership
Act (JTPA) - include:
the core WIA services include help in résumé development,
job-hunting skills, filing unemployment insurance claims, and
finding out how to get information about employment and training
programs' cost and performance.
WIA services are available for persons who remain unemployed or
underemployed after using some or all of the primary services listed
above. Examples of such services include individual career
counseling, job-seeking skills classes, skills assessment, and job
Persons who do not become self-sufficient after
using intensive services may qualify for training funds and services
Workforce Development system partners. These partners are
required to provide access to training programs for adults, youth
and dislocated workers as well as services and information, such as employment
programs, unemployment claims, and services to veterans, long-term
welfare recipients, older workers, the disabled, and persons in need
of adult education and literacy programs.
Click here for a list of WIA approved training providers.
Under WIA, each Workforce Investment Region must
have a Youth Advisory Council designated to provide expertise and
recommendations regarding youth employment and training policies.