WIA Dislocated Worker Formula Grants

To reemploy dislocated workers, improve the quality of the workforce, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the nation"s economy by providing workforce investment activities that increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, and increase occupational skill attainment
by the participants.

This program is designed to increase employment, as measured by entry into unsubsidized employment, retention in unsubsidized employment after entry into employment, and extent of recovery of prior earnings.

For cross cutting goals, the program intends to enhance customer satisfaction for participants and for employers.

The employment goals will be measured using Unemployment Insurance Wage Records systems and customer satisfaction goals will be measured by sampling.

Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact appropriate Regional Employment and Training Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
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