FAA6.Q Glossary Terms and Acronyms : 01 Glossary Terms - Overview : W Glossary Terms Beginning with W - Overview : .04 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Definition
.04 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Definition
 
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a comprehensive workforce investment system whose purpose is to increase productivity and reduce welfare dependency. WIOA provides workforce investment activities designed to increase all of the following:
 
Employment
Employment retention and earnings
Occupational skills
Quality of the workforce
 
WIOA includes, but is not limited to, the following:
 
Allowances
Dislocated Worker Program
Disaster Relief Employment funded under the National Emergency Grant of the Act Earnings
Individual Training Accounts (ITA) designated to supplement or pay for all costs for training at a qualified institution
On-the-Job-Training (OJT) income
Payments
Reimbursements