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LEAD Center Releases Policy Brief on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
November 3, 2014
Source: LEAD Center
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (Public Law No. 113-128) aims to improve federal workforce development programs and provide new opportunities to advance economic self-sufficiency for millions of Americans with and without disabilities. WIOA repeals and 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, as amended.
The LEAD Center has created a summary of the major amendments to Titles I and IV of the Workforce Investment Act from a disability perspective, focusing on those provisions in the legislation pertaining to workforce development and vocational rehabilitation systems of particular applicability to individuals with disabilities.
Download the LEAD Center WIOA policy brief at http://www.leadcenter.org/system/files/resource/downloadable_version/WIOA_POLICY_BRIEF_10.22.14.pdf (PDF 22 pages)
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