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Workforce Investment Act Operations Bulletin

Volume 3, Number 42

For the week ending November 5, 2004

(For Internal Use Only)

 

 

Policy

Directives:

Training and Employment Notice No. 9-04

Subject: Announcement of Research Findings from the Administrative Data Research and Evaluation Project (ADARE)

Purpose: To announce the availability of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) research conducted by the Administrative Data Research and Evaluation Project (ADARE)

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1615

Training and Employment Notice No. 10-04

Subject: Transition to On-Line Reporting of the SF 269 Financial Status Report

Purpose: To inform High Growth Job Training Initiative ( High Growth ) grantees of the November transition to the Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) On-Line Electronic Reporting System for the SF 269 Financial Status Report

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1616

Training and Employment Notice No. 11-04

Subject: General Administration Letter (GAL) Checklist

Purpose: General Administration Letters have been eliminated as an advisory series

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1617 or Deloris Norris (202-693-3669; norris.deloris@dol.gov)

Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 2-03, Change 2

Subject: Requests for Certification under the Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA)Program for Certain Worker Groups Covered by Certified TAA Petitions

Purpose: To amend the operating instructions issued in Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 2-03 and 2-03, Change 1, to permit certain worker groups previously certified under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program to now request ATAA program certification.

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1614

Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 8-04

Subject: State Participation in the Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

Purpose: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has contracted with Social Policy Research Associates (SPRA) and its subcontractor, Mathematica Policy Research, to conduct an evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. This Training and Employment Guidance Letter is to inform state agencies that SPRA will be contacting 25 randomly selected states to solicit their participation in the study.

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1618

 

Upcoming ETA Meetings/ Events

 

Partners

Department of Education

The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) within the Department of Education has released its latest compendium of news. This November 10 issue examines the national high school leadership summit to be held on December 2 - 3 in Washington, D.C.

Contact: http://www.doleta.gov/usworkforce/topics.cfm?yr=2004&mth=11&id=412#414

 

Miscellaneous

The Department of Defense (DoD) Job Search

The Department of Defense (DoD) Job Search is an associate web site of the US Department of Labor's (DoL) America's Job Bank. The web site is designed to assist separating Service members in their job search by providing an entry to America's Job Bank. This site, and America's Job Bank, are operated and maintained by the Department of Labor.

Contact: http://dod.jobsearch.org/

FAQ's on Current Performance Initiatives

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has assembled "Frequently Asked Questions on Current Performance Initiatives." This compendium of inquiries and responses covers common measures, data validation and the ETA Management Information and Longitudinal Evaluation (EMILE) reporting system.

Contact: http://www.doleta.gov/performance/guidance/Adminstrators_Mtg_QA_for_web_1-12-04.cfm#Common

Jobs For Veterans Act Website

The Jobs for Veterans Act website provides specific guidance to: State and local workforce areas; private, national and/or pilot/demonstration operators of employment and training programs funded by the United States Department of Labor; and other grantees. Contact: http://www.doleta.gov/programs/VETs/