Wyoming Training laws & HR compliance analysis

Wyoming 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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Each state must establish a one-stop training system, with at least one center in each local area. Job centers must provide core services, including determination of eligibility, outreach, intake and orientation, skill-level assessment, case management assistance, job search and placement, providing information regarding job opportunities, and information about the performance of local providers.
Employers that train workers through this system are eligible for grants, significant tax credits, and other benefits.
Workforce Development Council. The Wyoming Workforce Development Council was established pursuant to Governor’s Executive Order 1998-1 and the WIA. The Council is Wyoming's state and local workforce board under the WIA. The Council’s mission is to bring business, labor, and the public sector together to shape strategies to meet the needs of Wyoming's workforce and employers in order to create and sustain a higher skill, higher wage economy.
The Council is responsible for advising the state government on workforce development policy, promoting a system of ...

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