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  • TEN No. 13-23 (Issue Date: December 5, 2023)
    Subject

    American Job Center Role in Connecting U.S. Job Seekers to Job Opportunities Available with Employers Seeking to Employ H-2B Nonimmigrant Foreign Workers Certified for Work Starting in Fiscal Year (FY) 2024

    Purpose

    To ensure State Workforce Agencies (SWA) are aware that employers seeking to hire foreign workers for temporary employment under a supplemental H-2B visa cap for work certified to commence in FY 2024 must contact an American Job Center (AJC) for assistance in recruiting U.S. workers for their job opportunities.

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEN No. 11-23 (Issue Date: December 1, 2023)
    Subject

    Announcing the Internal Revenue Service’s Transition to Using Implementing Agreements for Sharing Questionable Employment Tax Practices Information and Terminating the Use of Memorandum of Understanding for this Purpose 

    Purpose

    To notify each State Workforce Agency (SWA) that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will use an Implementing Agreement (IA) and will no longer use a Questionable Employment Tax Practices (QETP) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate a SWA’s receipt of QETP data. Consequently, the IRS will terminate all existing QETP MOUs.

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEN No. 12-23 (Issue Date: December 1, 2023)
    Subject

    Reminder on Federal Statute of Limitations on Criminal Prosecutions of Unemployment Insurance (UI) Fraud

    Purpose

    This Training and Employment Notice (TEN) reminds states of the statute of imitations for Federal prosecution of UI fraud and encourages states to submit timely referrals of COVID-19 pandemic era UI fraud cases to the Department of Labor’s (Department) Office of Inspector General (DOL-OIG).

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEN No. 10-23 (Issue Date: November 24, 2023)
    Subject

    Announcing the Release of the Wagner-Peyser Act Staffing Final Rule 

    Purpose

    The purpose of this Training and Employment Notice (TEN) is to announce the publication of the Wagner-Peyser Act Staffing final rule, which makes changes to the regulations regarding the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service (ES).  Additionally, this TEN provides information to states seeking to implement the revisions provided in the final rule as part of their Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Unified or Combined State Plan submission for 2026.

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEN No. 09-23 (Issue Date: November 22, 2023)
    Subject

    Program Topic Locator for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Community of Practice (COP)

    Purpose

    To announce the availability of a Program Topic Locator on the UI COP on WorkforceGPS and provide instructions on how to access the Program Topic Locator.

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEGL No. 16-20, Change 1 (Issue Date: November 20, 2023)
    Subject

    Updated Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Procedural Guidance 

    Purpose

    To provide updated procedural guidance to state workforce agencies (SWA) on the WOTC certification process.  This Change 1 and the materials and forms it discusses supersede the guidance outlined in Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 16-20, Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Procedural Guidance (March 31, 2021). 

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEGL No. 06-23 (Issue Date: November 14, 2023)
    Subject

    Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Initial Funding Allotments for Fiscal Year 2024

    Purpose

    To convey the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 initial funding allotments for WOTC application requirements for State Workforce Agencies (SWA), based on funding appropriated through a continuing resolution through November 17, 2023.

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • UIPL No. 01-24 (Issue Date: November 8, 2023)
    Subject

    Equitable Access in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program

    Purpose

    This Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) provides clarity around the U.S. Department of Labor’s (Department) use of the terms “access” and “equitable access,” and further describes how program integrity is impacted by efforts to ensure equitable access to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. This UIPL informs states of ways that equitable access can be evaluated and enhanced, including through technical assistance and tools from various Department initiatives and state-based partnerships.  

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEGL No. 05-23 (Issue Date: November 3, 2023)
    Subject

    Complying with Nondiscrimination Requirements: Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Religion, Shared Ancestry, or Ethnic Characteristics are Prohibited Forms of Discrimination in the Workforce Development System

    Purpose

    The purpose of this Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) is to provide information to the public workforce system and other entities that receive federal financial assistance under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), as well as education and training programs or activities receiving Department of Labor (DOL) financial assistance, regarding the prohibition on discrimination based on actual or perceived religion, shared ancestry, or ethnic characteristics. 

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024
  • TEGL No. 04-23 (Issue Date: October 31, 2023)
    Subject

    Requirements for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) State Plans for Program Years (PY) 2024 - 2027

    Purpose

    This Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) conveys to states the Administration’s priorities, State Plan requirements, submission process, and deadline for WIOA Unified and Combined State Plans (State Plans) for PY 2024 through 2027, consistent with WIOA Sections 102 and 103.

    Active
    Program Year:2023
    Fiscal Year:2024