The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education have collaboratively issued Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provisions related to performance accountability. 

The associated joint documents include:

  • WIOA Statewide Performance Report Template and WIOA Local Performance Report Template (ETA-9169)
  • WIOA Joint Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL) (ETA-9170)
  • WIOA Eligible Training Provider (ETP) Performance Report Specifications and WIOA Eligible Training Provider (ETP) Performance Report Definitions (ETA-9171)

The associated DOL-only documents include:

  • DOL Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL, ETA-9172)
  • (Program) Performance Report (ETA-9173)
  • Pay-for-Performance Report (ETA-9174)
  • Quarterly Narrative Report (ETA-9179)

All of these documents have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for collection.

Final Rule for WIOA Effectiveness in Serving Employers Performance Indicator

On September 14, 2022, two related Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs) were announced, seeking public comments on proposed rules to establish a definition of Effectiveness in Serving Employers.  

The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education announced a Joint proposed rule to incorporate a standard definition for the Effectiveness in Serving Employers Performance indicator into the regulations for WIOA core programs. The Labor Department’s WIOA core programs are Adult, Dislocated Worker, Youth, and Employment Service. WIOA core programs in the Department of Education are the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act program and the Vocational Rehabilitation program authorized under the Rehabilitation Act.  

The Department of Labor announced a separate NPRM seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would use “Retention with the Same Employer” as the criterion to measure Effectiveness in Serving Employers for four DOL-administered WIOA title I non-core programs: Indian and Native American Programs, Job Corps, YouthBuild, and the National Farmworker Jobs Program

The Final Rules are published in the Federal Register.

Performance Information Collection Requests

Update regarding ICRs WIOA Common Performance Reporting OMB Control No. 1205-0526 and DOL-only Performance Accountability, Information, and Reporting System OMB Control No. 1205-0521

The 60-day FRNs published on September 28, 2023, indicated both ICRs (OMB Control No. 1205-0521 & 1205-0526) were a renewal with revisions. However, due to current rulemaking that directly impacts the DOL-only collection, the Department updated both ICRs to be renewals without revisions (except those resulting from rulemaking). This update is required to avoid version control issues and to ensure the public is effectively informed about collection changes associated with the rulemaking process.

Once rulemaking has concluded and both ICRs have been renewed, the Department will restart the process to incorporate the revisions that were originally apart of the 60-day FRNs published on September 28, 2023. The comments we received during this 60-day comment period will be considered when a new 60-day comment period is published in the Federal Registry. Although the comments will be saved, the Department encourages commenters to resubmit their comments to ensure accuracy and consideration when the proposed ICR changes are reissued.

Once the process has been restarted, we will message everyone who submitted comments previously so that you are able to resubmit those comments.

Reporting Requirements

OMB Control No. 1205-0526

Approved through 4/30/2027

Annual Report (ETA-9169)
Current Reporting Requirements
Annual Report (ETA-9169)
Future Reporting Requirements
ETP Definitions (ETA-9171) PDFXLS


OMB Control No. 1205-0521

Approved through 3/31/2027

PIRL (ETA-9172)
Current Reporting Requirements
PIRL (ETA-9172)
Future Reporting Requirements
Quarterly Performance Report (ETA-9173)PDFXLS
Pay for Performance Report (ETA-9174)PDFXLS
Apprenticeship Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
DWG Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
H-1B Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
INAP Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
Job Corps Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
NFJP Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
REO Adult  Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
REO Youth  Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
SCSEP Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS
YouthBuild Quarterly Performance ReportPDFXLS


WIOA Joint Quarterly Narrative Progress Report:
OMB Control No. 1205-0448 and Supporting Documents

Approved through 5/31/2024

Quarterly Narrative Report (ETA-9179)PDFDOC

PIRL Resources