Bobby Silverstein Explains the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

In this short video, Bobby Silverstein provides an overview of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Transcript:  Hi, my name is Bobby Silverstein. I'm the former Staff Director and Chief Counsel to the Senate sub-committee on disability when it was chaired by Senator Tom Harkin. During my tenure in the Senate, I had the incredible [...]

2020-12-14T14:28:42+00:00Last updated: December 14, 2020|Tags: , , |

Digital Accessibility Checklist for American Job Centers

Provisions in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) charge AJCs with ensuring their information and communications technology (ICT) is accessible to individuals with disabilities. With that in mind, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) offers the following quick-reference accessibility checklist, which is adapted with permission from Vision Internet. […]

2020-11-11T16:08:09+00:00Last updated: November 11, 2020|Tags: |

WIOA and Accessible Technology: Five Things American Job Centers Need to Know

If you work in an American Job Center (AJC), you’re probably familiar with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which was signed into law in July of 2014. The Act reaffirms the role of the one-stop service delivery system and enhances coordination among key employment, education, and training programs. […]

2020-11-11T16:03:22+00:00Last updated: November 11, 2020|Tags: |

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA): What It Means for Accessible Technology and American Job Centers

On July 22, 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law (Public Law No. 113-128). The Act—which supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973—reaffirms the role of the customer-focused one-stop service delivery system. It also enhances coordination among several key employment, education, and training [...]

2020-11-20T14:04:24+00:00Last updated: November 20, 2020|Tags: |

American Job Centers and Digital Access: A Guide to Accessible ICT

About This Guide On July 22, 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law (Public Law No. 113-128 (link is external)). The Act—which supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973—reaffirms the role of the customer-focused one-stop service delivery system. It enhances coordination among several key [...]

2020-12-14T14:28:43+00:00Last updated: December 14, 2020|Tags: , |