Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and amends the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, the Wagner-Peyser Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In general, the Act takes effect on July 1, 2015, the first full program year after enactment, unless otherwise noted.

The publications for the WIOA Notice of Public Rulemaking (NPRMs) was April 16, 2015.  Comments from States and Local Areas were submitted through June 15, 2015.  All comments received will be posted on: 

WIOA Final Rules

Department of Labor (1)
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Departments of Labor and Education (2)
Joint Rule for Unified and Combined State Plans, Performance Accountability, and the One-Stop System Joint Provisions

Department of Education (3)
Programs and Activities Authorized by the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, (Title III of WIOA)

Department of Education (4)
State Vocational Rehabilitation and Services Program:  State Supported Employment Services Program; Limitation on Use of Subminimum Wage

Department of Education (5)
WIOA; Miscellaneous Program Changes