Alabama Training laws & HR compliance analysis

Alabama Training: What you need to know

Effective July 1, 2015, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amends the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, the Wagner-Peyser Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Like its predecessor, the WIOA is a federal workforce development law that provides for state and federal employment, education, job training, and support services. The law is designed to help jobseekers access employment, education, training, and support services and to match employers with the skilled workers they need.
For further information, see the Department of Labor’s WIOA website
Employers that train workers through this system are eligible for grants, significant tax credits, and other benefits. Additional information on the federal WIOA is available.
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The Workforce Development Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs oversees the state's workforce development programs. The Division's mission is to improve employment opportunities for Alabama residents and achieve economic growth. The Division focuses its efforts on jobs; education; career development and training programs; building partnerships with employers, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations; and preparing workers for stable and high-paying jobs. Its programs help unemployed workers and welfare recipients find work, prepare students for future careers, serve persons with disabilities, and help workers when plants close. In addition, the Division coordinates federal job-training programs.
Alabama’s Career Center System. The goal of the system is to consolidate the ...

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