Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed by President Barack Obama on July 22, 2014 after passing Congress with bipartisan support. WIOA reauthorizes and augments the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998.
To learn more about the WIOA law, visit the following resources:
- California Employment Development Department – WIOA Implementation
- California Workforce Association – WIOA Overview
- National Association of Workforce Boards – WIOA Resources
- National Skills Coalition – WIOA Resources
- U. S. Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration WIOA
STRATEGIC WORKFORCE PLANNING
WIOA requires state, regional, and local strategic plans that provide a road map for workforce activities in the years to come.
View the California Unified Strategic Workforce Development Plan 2016-2020 [NO LINK - PAGE NOT FOUND] focused on fostering “demand-driven skills attainment;” enabling upward mobility for all Californians; and aligning, coordinating, and integrating programs and services.
View the North Bay Employment Connection’s Regional Plan 2017-2020 that incorporates the counties of Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma.
The WDB of Solano County and the Solano County Board of Supervisors have approved the Solano County Local Workforce Development Plan 2017-2020 that provides a road map for the WIOA workforce development system in Solano County.
The WDB provides local directives that guide WIOA activities within Solano County. Click here to view active policies.