UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER No.13-15
Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No.13-15
Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Unemployment Insurance (UI) Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) Grants
To provide guidelines for the new FY 2015 UI RESEA (replacing the UI Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA)) grants and to: 1) invite state workforce agencies to submit proposals for FY 2015 RESEA funding; 2) explain the differences between the traditional UI REA program and the new RESEA program, including the new flexibility that enables the funds to be used for both traditional REA activities and reemployment services (also called career services); 3) announce that FY 2015 will be a transition year to enable states to make the necessary changes to existing programs; 4) announce the U.S. Department of Labor's (Department) intent to add a performance measurement of the RESEA program using the integrated workforce system's common measures; and 5) encourage states, as they begin planning implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), to consider how to most effectively leverage the state's RESEA program.
STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
Please direct questions to the appropriate Regional Office.