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Workforce Investment Act Operations Bulletin

Volume 4, Number 6

For the week ending February 25, 2005

(For Internal Use Only)





Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 16-04

Subject: Self-Employment Training for Workforce Investment Act Clients

Purpose: To encourage the workforce investment system to make entrepreneurial training opportunities available for people interested in self-employment under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

Contract: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1684

Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 17-04

Subject: Native American Employment And Training Council Nominations

Purpose: To request Workforce Investment Act (WIA) section 166 grantees to submit nominations for consideration by the Secretary of Labor for appointment to fill expiring terms of membership on the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council).

Contract: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1685

Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 18-04

Subject: To Announce the soon-to-be-published Proposed Revision to Existing Performance Reporting Requirements for the Implementation of Common Measures for Title I of the WIA, the Wagner-Peyser (Employment Service (ES)/Labor Exchange), the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reform Act (TAA), and Title 38, Chapter 41 Job Counseling, Training, and Placement Service (Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS).

Contract: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1686

Training and Employment Notice No. 17-04

Subject: National Mystery Shopping Project

Purpose: To inform the workforce investment system of a national Mystery Shopping project.

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=1682



Occasional Papers

The Employment and Training Administration's Library Web page contains the agency's Occasional Papers. The latest additions to this catalogue are (1) The Effects of Customer Choice: First Findings from the Individual Training Account Experiment and (2) The Evaluation of the Individual Training Account / Eligible Training Provider Demonstration.

Contact: http://www.doleta.gov/reports/searcheta/occ/

Trust Fund Loans

Contact: Ron Wilus (wilus.ronald@dol.gov; 202-693-2931)