Delaware Training laws & HR compliance analysis

Delaware 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.
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For further information, see the Department of Labor’s WIOA website at
Employers that train workers through this system are eligible for grants, significant tax credits, and other benefits. There is additional information and details on the federal WIOA..
The Department of Commerce/Office of Workforce Development administers and enforces job training programs.
Workforce Investment Board (WIB). The Delaware WIB sets policy for implementing the WIOA in Delaware, including policies related to the one-stop approach to job training and employment assistance. The WIB includes the governor, members of agencies that provide job training, elected officials, and business and community leaders. For more information on the WIB, visit
One-Stop Centers. Delaware has four one-stop career centers that provide assistance to employers with recruiting and screening job applicants, and also provide training for new and existing employees. The centers also provide assistance to workers looking for jobs, including help with résumés, job listings, and training.
Joblink. Delaware Joblink is the state's integrated, online service delivery system. Jobseekers can conduct a job search, build an online resume, research career information, register with Job Service, receive e-mails on new job openings, and access other jobseeker services. Employers can use Joblink to post job openings, find qualified applicants, and obtain other information employer services. The Joblink can be found at

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