Missouri Training laws & HR compliance analysis

Missouri Training: What you need to know

The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amended the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, the Wagner-Peyser Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 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 at www.doleta.gov/WIOA.
For a Limited Time receive a FREE HR Report on the "Critical HR Recordkeeping”.  This exclusive special report covers hiring records, employment relationships, termination records, litigation issues, electronic information issues, tips for better recordkeeping, and a list of legal requirements.  Download Now
Employers that train workers through this system are eligible for grants, significant tax credits, and other benefits. Additional information is available.
The state initiative, governed by the Division of Workforce Development, has fully integrated federal and state work training and education programs into One-Stop Career Centers. Local elected officials have selected members of local Workforce Investment Boards (WIB) composed of business and labor representatives to administer the programs. For more information on Missouri's Workforce Investment Board, visit http://jobs.mo.gov.
Career Centers. Missouri Career Centers are one-stop locations that provide job listings, résumés of jobseekers, skills evaluation, dislocated worker services, and other services for employers and jobseekers. For more information, visit http://jobs.mo.gov.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program. This tax credit program provides a financial incentive for employers to hire from targeted groups such as short-term welfare recipients, certain food stamp recipients, vocational ...

Read more about Training