U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

Incumbent Worker Program

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TWRA

ISSUE DATE

December 11, 1998

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

Continuing

DIRECTIVE

:

TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER NO. 07-98, Change 1

 

TO

:

ALL STATE JPTA LIAISONS
ALL STATE WORKER ADJUSTMENT LIAISONS

 

FROM

:

DAVID HENSON
Director
Office of Regional Management

 

SUBJECT

:

Incumbent Worker System Building Demonstration -- Extension of Application Deadline

  1. Purpose. To provide the States information on the extension of the deadline for application for Title III Demonstration Funds for Incumbent Worker System Building at the State level for Program Year (PY) 1998.

  2. Reference. Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 7-98 dated October 29, 1998.

  3. Background. TEGL No. 7-98 informed States of the availability of Title III demonstration funds for incumbent worker system building at the State level for PY 1998. Authorization effective July 1, 1998, allows for the use of Secretary's JTPA Title III Discretionary funds under demonstration authority for incumbent worker training. The projects funded by the Department would be grants with a maximum period of performance of 12 months, not to exceed $50,000 each, with a total not to exceed $2,600,000.

  4. Submission of State Applications. It has come to the attention of the National Office that additional time is needed by the States to prepare applications for these funds. States' Incumbent Worker System Building Demonstration grant applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but not later than December 31, 1998, an extension of the previous deadline of December 15, 1998. The applications, including an SF 424, Application for Federal Assistance and SF 424A, Budget Information form, should be submitted to the appropriate Regional Office, with a copy sent at the same time to:

    Janice E. Perry, Grant Officer
    Attn: Incumbent Worker System
    Building Demonstration Plan
    Employment and Training Administration
    U.S. Department of Labor, Room S4203
    200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20210.

  5. Inquiries. Inquiries about the Demonstration should be directed to Douglas Holl, Office of Worker Retraining and Adjustment Programs at 202-219-5577 x 115.