Training and Employment Guidance Letters and Information Notices

All Advisories

2016 Guidance:

  • TEGL 10-16

    Performance Accountability Guidance for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I, Title II, Title III and Title IV Core Programs

  • August 24, 2016

    TEN 08-16 : The purpose of this Training and Employment Notice (TEN) is to announce the implementation schedule for an integrated performance reporting system for ETA and VETS workforce programs. Grantees under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (titles I and III), Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), H-1B Job Training Grants, Reentry Employment Opportunities (REO), and Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG) will report performance measure outcomes under a new integrated system that will generally become available after July 1, 2016 for testing, and after October 1, 2016 for reporting. This TEN provides, for each program, a timeline for system availability and expected submission of performance data.

  • August 23, 2016

    TEGL 07-16 : To transmit to state unemployment compensation (UC) and workforce agencies joint guidance with the Department of Education on exchanging confidential UC information with educational and training providers to meet the performance accountability requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

2015 Guidance:

  • November 4, 2015

    TEGL 07-15 : ETA provides guidance to the states regarding the content of the WIA Annual Report narrative; including strategies for serving veterans, acceptable approaches to fulfilling the customer satisfaction requirements, and the procedures for submission to the Employment and Training Administration (ETA). The Annual Report is due on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

2014 Guidance:

  • July 22, 2015

    The Departments of Labor and Education published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the joint information collection request for performance reporting to fulfill the requirements under section 116 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. This represents a collaborative effort among staff from the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration and the Department of Education's Office of Career Technical, and Adult Education and the Rehabilitation Services Administration. The information collection request includes an individual participant layout, with common definitions and data elements, to be used by states for reporting purposes. The ICR also includes the accompanying specifications, and the templates to be used by the States and local areas for the annual performance report, and the template to be used by Eligible Training Providers for their reports to the State, which will then make that available to the Department of Labor.

    Comments are due by September 21, 2015.

  • July 1, 2015

    TEGL 01-15: Operations Guidance Regarding the Impact of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Implementation on Waivers Approved Under the Workforce Investment Act.

  • June 11, 2015

    The Employment and Training Administration has published the sixty-day notice on the Labor Exchange Reporting System in the FEDERAL REGISTER . Comments are due by August 10.

  • TEGL 38-14

    To provide guidance and instructions on the transition of participants, funds, performance reports, grants, and subrecipient contracts under title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and under the Wagner-Peyser Act to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or the Act).
    Issued June 8, 2015