New York Training laws & HR compliance analysis

New York 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. Details on the federal WIOA are available.
The Department of Commerce/Office of Workforce Development administers and enforces job training programs.
The New York Department of Labor promotes job creation and economic growth, helps residents find jobs, and provides both employers and workers with a variety of workforce development services. The department also administers unemployment compensation benefits. The Workforce Development and Training Division of the department oversees the implementation and development of the state's workforce development system.
New York Workforce Investment Board. The New York Workforce Investment Board serves in an advisory capacity to the governor and the director of the Workforce Development and Training Division of the New York State Department of Labor. The Board brings together leaders from business, education, and labor; human service providers; and ...

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