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Local Workforce Development Board Plans

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Issuances & Memorandums

PY19

PY 19-01 Additional WIOA Title I PY 2019 Youth and FY 2020 Adult and Dislocated Worker Activities Program Allocations

PY 19-02 ADWS WIOA HCY Allocation

PY 19-03 ADWS WIOA DWG Disaster Grants UI Determination (Updated PY 09-04)

PY 19-04 Clarification of Youth Incentives for Progress toward a GED

PY 19-05 Serving Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

PY 19-06 ADWS Travel Reimbursement Policies for Federal Grant Subrecipients

PY 19-07 Recinded Transactional Services

PY 19-08 Types of Measurable Skill Gains – – RESCINDED

PY 19-09 Use of WIOA Title I-B Funding for OST

PY 19-10 Issuance – Policy 2.4 Change 1 (Eligibility for Dislocated Worker Program)

PY 19-11 ADWS Procedure for Applying for a Department of Labor National Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG)

PY 19-12 Clarification of the Academic and Occupational Education Component of Youth Work Experience

PY 19-13 Applications for Regional Planning and Industry Sector Partnerships WIOA Funding Assistance

PY 19-14 Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL)

PY 19-15 WIOA Title I – Youth Adult and Dislocated Worker Activities Program Allocations

PY 19-16 2020 Summer Employment Opportunities Work Experience Guidance

PY18

PY18-01 Apprenticeship State Expansion Grant Request for Proposal Issuance for 2nd Round of Arkansas Expands Apprenticeship (AREA) Continuation Funding

PY18-02 Reporting of Rapid Response Participation Services

PY18-03 Risk Assessment Sunshine Provision and Local Board Maintenance Files (rescinded see DWS Issuance 18-14)

Local Workforce Development Area (LWDA) Permanent File and Annual Reporting Form (003)(rescinded see DWS Issuance 18-14)

PY18-05 Updated Policy Manual

PY18-06 Announcement Award of PY-16 Youth Recapture Funding

PY18-07 Arkansas Work-Based Learning Programs

PY18-08 Additional PY 2018 FY 2019 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I – Adult and Dislocated Worker (DLW) Activities Program Allocations

PY18-09 Revised Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Referral Form

PY18-10 Arkansas Job Link Registration (AJL) Reminder

PY 18-11 Effectiveness Serving Employers Issuance

PY 18-12 CRC Policy Issuance

PY 18-13 WIOA Title I – Youth Adult and Dislocated Worker Allocations

PY 18-14 Risk Assessment Sunshine Provision and Local Board Maintenance Files

PY 18-15 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Regional and Local Plan Updates

PY 18-16 Additional WIOA Title I PY 2018 Youth and FY 2019 Adult and Dislocated Worker Activities Program Allocations

PY 18-17 LLSIL and Poverty Guideline Issuance

PY 18-18 2019 Summer Employment Opportunities Program Guidance

PY 18-19 Disaster Recovery Long Term Unemployed Definition Issuance

PY16

PY16-01 Arkansas Regional and Local Planning Guidance

PY16-02 Local Workforce Development Board Annual Report

PY16-03 Projected Employment Opportunities List, 2016-2017

PY16-04 WIOA Funds Transfers

PY16-05 American Job Center Branding Requirements under WIOA

PY16-06 JD-NEG Assessment Policy

PY16-07 JD-NEG Eligibility Determination

PY16-08 JD-NEG Supportive Services Policy

PY16-09 Open Public Meetings Policy

PY16-10 Guidance for Implementation of Sector Strategies under WIOA

PY16-11 Arkansas Sector Partnership Grant (ASP) Assessment Policy

PY16-12 Arkansas Sector Partnership Grant (ASP) Referral Policy (AR-26)

PY16-13 Arkansas Sector Partnership Grant (ASP) Supportive Services Policy (AR-26)

PY16-14 Arkansas Sector Partnership Grant (ASP) Eligibility Policy (AR-26)

PY16-15 Additional PY 2016 WIOA Title I – Dislocated Worker Activities Program Allocations

PY16-16 Arkansas Sector Partnership (LWDB) Sector Strategies Implementation Funding

PY16-17 Arkansas ASP Grant Partner Roles and Responsibilities Policy (AR-26) 2.1

PY16-18 Federal Re-allotment of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Formula-Allotted Funds for Dislocated Worker Activities

PY16-18 attachment, Arkansas’ PY 2016 Federal Dislocated Worker Program Re-allotment Distribution

PY16-19 2017 HHS Poverty Guidelines and DOL 70% LLSIL

PY16-20 Issuance of PY 2017 WIOA Title I – Youth Adult and Dislocated Worker Activities Program Allocations

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FROM THE ARKANSAS DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES​

WIOA State Plan Open for Public Comment

The Arkansas Workforce Development Board is seeking comments on the 2024-2027 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Combined State Plan. Learn more.

ADWS is Hiring!

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