Nebraska Training laws & HR compliance analysis

Nebraska 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.
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Employers that train workers through this system are eligible for grants, significant tax credits, and other benefits.
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Nebraska has outlined four specific goals to be accomplished through its Workforce Investment Plan. Through this plan, Nebraska seeks to develop a dynamic, demand-driven workforce development system focusing on high-growth and high-demand industries, continue to increase the integration of services to businesses and jobseekers through public and private partners, recognize the need to meet the changing needs of businesses and individuals with a more coordinated system, and provide the knowledge, skills, and resources to learn, earn, and live.
For more information on Nebraska’s plan, including its adaptation to the WIOA, check out the Workforce Investment Board Manual at https://dol.nebraska.gov.
Workforce development services are delivered at “one-stop” career centers located at various sites in the state. At least one full-time center, ...

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