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Chapter 1) Administration and Governance

Chapter 2) The One-Stop (Job Center) Delivery System

  • 2.1 Comprehensive Job Center Requirements and Standards of Service
  • 2.2 One-Stop Delivery System
  • 2.3 Structure of the One-Stop Delivery System
  • 2.4 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the One-Stop Delivery System
  • 2.5 One-Stop Operators (OSO)
  • 2.6 Job Center Branding

Chapter 3) Program Funding and Grants Management

  • 3.1 WIOA Allocation Process
  • 3.2 Modification of Grants
  • 3.3 Transfer of Funds
  • 3.4 Termination of Grants
  • 3.5 Grant Closeout

Chapter 4) Fiscal Management

  • 4.1 Access, Retention and Custodial Requirement for Records
  • 4.2 Standards for Financial Management System
  • 4.3 Reporting Requirements
  • 4.4 Cash Management and Invoicing Standards
  • 4.5 Cost Categories and Allowable Activities
  • 4.6 Program Income
  • 4.7 Sub grantee Monitoring
  • 4.8 Procurement Standards
  • 4.9 Property Management Standards
  • 4.10 Audit and Audit Resolutions
  • 4.11 Debt and Debt Collection
  • 4.12 General Principles Affecting Allow ability of Costs
  • 4.13 Allocation of Joint Costs
  • 4.14 Cost Allocation or Indirect Cost Rates
  • 4.15 Leverage Funds

Chapter 5) Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Chapter 6) Complaints, Grievances, and Appeals

Chapter 7) Individual Training Accounts and Eligible Training Programs



Chapter 8) Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs

  • 8.1 Introduction and Overview
  • 8.2 Eligibility
  • 8.3 Program Design
  • 8.4 Career Services
  • 8.5 Training Services
    • 8.5.1 Eligibility
    • 8.5.2 Credentials
    • 8.5.3 Informed Choice
    • 8.5.4 Coordination of Funds
    • 8.5.5 Recovery of Costs
    • 8.5.6 Expenditure Requirement
    • 8.5.7 Career Pathways
    • 8.5.8 Accelerated Licensure for Vets
    • 8.5.9 Training vs. Individualized Career Service
    • 8.5.10 Methods of Funding Training
    • 8.5.11 Types of Training
  • 8.6 Supportive Services
  • 8.7 Program Exit
  • 8.8 Follow-up Services
  • 8.9 National Dislocated Worker Grants

Chapter 9) Rapid Response

Chapter 10) Youth and Young Adult Program

Chapter 12) File Documentation

  • 12.1 Opening and Closing Services
  • 12.2 Case Notes

WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual
Ch. 1) Administration and Governance

1.4 Local Workforce Development Boards (Local WDBs)



1.4 Attachment A

Last revision: August 22, 2017

Table 1.4.1: Summary of Workforce Development Board (WDB) Membership Requirements
Composition Requirements Nomination Process and Other Information
Business > 51%
The majority of the board, 51%, must be represented by individuals from businesses in the local area. Business representatives must meet the WIOA-required criteria:
  • Business Owners, CEO's, COO's, Executives, or other representatives with optimum policymaking or hiring authority
  • Represent Business, Small Business, or Organizations Representing Businesses that provide employment opportunities that include high-quality, work-relevant training and development in in-demand industry sectors or occupations in the local area
  • May include not-for-profit entities that operate as businesses and are employers in key industry sectors for the state and local area.
Must be nominated by local business organizations and/or business trade associations.

Examples of Appropriate Nominating Organizations:
  • BBB Accredited Business Directory
  • Wisconsin Manufacturing and Commerce
  • Small Business Administration - Wisconsin District Office
  • Wisconsin Restaurant Association
  • Wisconsin Builders Association
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Wisconsin
Must be representative of in-demand industry sectors, geographic location, and demographics within the WDA.
Workforce > 20%
At least two (2) representatives from Labor Organizations.

If no employees in the local area are represented by Labor Organizations, then the Board shall include "Other Representatives of Employees".
Must be nominated by local labor federations.

Examples of Appropriate Nominating Organizations:
At least one (1) Apprenticeship representative who is a:
  • Member of a Labor Organization or a Training Director
  • From a Joint Labor-Management Apprenticeship Program
  • Representative of an Apprenticeship Program in the area, if such a program exists
May include representatives of Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) that have demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the employment needs of individuals with barriers to employment. Includes:
  • Organizations that serve veterans
  • Organization that provide or support competitive integrated employment for individuals with disabilities
 
May include representatives of organizations that have demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the employment, training, or education needs of Eligible Youth. Includes:
  • Organizations that serve out-of-school youth
 
Education and Training
At least one (1) representative from an entity administering WIOA Title II/Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFLA). Examples of Appropriate Nominating Organizations:
  • Local School Boards/Wisconsin Association of School Boards
  • Local School Districts
  • Local Technical Colleges, UW-System and private educational institutions
  • Local Literacy Councils
At least one (1) representative from an Institution of Higher Education providing workforce investment activity.
  • Includes Community Colleges
May include Community Based Organizations (CBOs) or Local Educational Agencies with demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the education or training needs of individuals with barriers to employment.
Governmental and Economic and Community Development
At least one (1) representative of Economic and Community Development Agencies.. Examples of Appropriate Nominating Organizations:
At least one (1) representative from WIOA Title III/Wagner-Peyser Act serving the local area. Appointed by DWD.
At least one (1) representative from WIOA Title IV/Vocational Rehabilitation serving the local area. Appointed by DWD.
At least one (1) representative from an Unemployment Insurance. Appointed by DWD (per State policy).
May include representatives of agencies or entities administering programs in the local area related to:
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Public Assistance
Examples of Appropriate Nominating Organizations:
May include representatives of philanthropic organizations serving the local area.  
Other
May include other individuals or representatives of entities as the Chief Elected Official in the local area may determine to be appropriate.  

Note: CEO's shall strive to attain a local board membership that reflect diversity in terms of gender, race/ethnic background, ability/disability, and geography within the WDA.

Table 1.4.2: Minimum Board Membership for Compliance
Assuming no representation of multiple categories occurs, the minimum size of a local WDB will be 23 members, per the below formula:
Category of Representation Required Sub-Categories Minimum # of Reps Total Required Reps
Business n/a 11+1 (to ensure > 51%majority) 12
Workforce Labor
Apprenticeship
Other
2
1
2 (to maintain > 20%)
5
Education/Training AEFLA/Title II
Tech College/Higher Education
1
1
2
Government & Economic/Community Development Wagner-Peyser/Title III
Vocational Rehab/Title IV
Unemplyment Insurance (UI)
Economic Development
1
1
1
1
4
23 Required, Minimum
Table 1.4.3: DWD-Appointed Representatives
Wagner-Peyser Act Wisconsin Job Service District Director within local area, or a designee thereof
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Division of Vocational Rehabilitation District Director within local area, or a designee thereof
Unemployment Insurance Division of Unemployment Insurance UI Staff as designated by the Division of UI
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