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Workforce Investment Act Operations Bulletin

Volume 4, Number 23

For the week ending July 8, 2005

(For Internal Use Only)





Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 26-05

Subject: Office of Management and Budget Approval of Disaster Unemployment Assistance Forms and Activities Report

Purpose: To announce extension of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program forms and the ETA 90-2 DUA Activities report contained in ET Handbook No. 356.

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=2091

Training and Employment Notice No. 1-05

Subject: Release of On-Line Training Resources on Implementation of Common Measures for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Adult, Dislocated Worker, Youth Programs, and Wagner-Peyser programs

Purpose: To announce the release of three on-line tutorials under the Performance Enhancement Project (PEP) that will provide training on the Common Performance Measures for WIA Adult, Dislocated Worker, Youth, and Wagner-Peyser programs.

Contact: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=2090


Training and Technical Assistance

Workforce Innovations Conference 2005

Over 3,100 workforce investment professionals attended the Workforce Innovations Conference 2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This year's themes were "Integration...Transformation...Innovation." Workshops and Handout information is now available. Contact: http://www.workforceinnovations.org/workshopsNew.cfm?conferenceyear=2005

The conference team has assembled a fifteen-page Trip Report with conference highlights. Contact: http://www.workforceinnovations.org/tripreport.pdf



Outstanding Loans from the Federal Unemployment Account

Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, and New York have outstanding loans from the Federal Unemployment Account. Their balances as of July, 7, 2005, are:

SUTA Dumping Legislation

All states have submitted draft SUTA Dumping legislation to DOL for review. The following legislative activity has occurred in fifty (50) states, as of July 8, 2005:

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