TEN 13-15 -- Update on the Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs Gold Standard Evaluation and Announcement of the Availability of a New Research Report: Providing Services to Veterans through the Public Workforce System: Findings from the WIA Gold Standard Evaluation, Volume I and II has been added to the ETA Advisory database and is now available at http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=4310.
As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today. Attached is our ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. The national unemployment rate decreased from 5.3% to 5.1% and the Veteran unemployment numbers decreased from 4.7% to 4.2%. Thanks to all of you who are working directly or indirectly, to ensure our Veterans have meaningful employment.
MyVA Communities provides online tools for veterans in partnership with the VA.
Officials will share opportunities vets have locally to get trained for higher-paying tech jobs.
The announcement of the release and availability of an interim report, “Veterans’ Licensing and Certification Demonstration;” Also provides an overview of a framework to help states accelerate licensing and certification into civilian occupations by veterans and transitioning military service members.
Transportation services are critical to housing stability for Veterans. Transportation links Veterans to steady work, regular health care, and support services vital to success in housing. Listed here are programs and resources that may assist in the development of a comprehensive plan to get Veterans where they need to go so they can remain in safe, stable housing.
(JVSGs). A new study from Mathematica Policy Research sheds light on the characteristics of veterans who visit AJCs, the assistance they receive, and how AJCs ensure veterans are given priority of service. The findings are based on data from 28 sites across the country, randomly selected for Mathematica's WIA Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs Gold Standard Evaluation. The study also includes an in-depth analysis of job services provided to veterans in Pennsylvania and Texas.
VA resource page for Veterans with links to Va resources on many topics, including: - Education and Training - Employment Services - Health Care - Disability Compensation - Home Loans and Housing-Related Assistance - And more...
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This 90-minute webinar provides state and local workforce leaders and frontline American Job Center (AJC) staff and with information and resources to assist them in implementing ETA and VETS recently issued Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No.19-13, The Jobs for Veterans' State Grants (JVSG) Program Reforms and Roles and Responsibilities of the American Job Center (AJC) Staff Serving Veterans." This TEGL identifies the refocused roles and responsibilities to be implemented by JVSG staff. The effective date is immediate. Upon completion of this training webinar, state and local workforce leaders and frontline AJC staff will have information on the following topics: • JVSG Refocusing overview and highlights of the major requirements in TEGL No.19-13 • Local Veterans' Employment Representatives (LVER) and Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) Specialists refocused responsibilities and performance measures • Technical assistance materials, including Fact Sheets and Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)