Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Learn about the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and how these workforce development programs and employment services help job seekers gain skills and find high-quality jobs and careers.

WIOA helps match employers with the skilled workers needed to compete in the economy.

Benefits of WIOA

Through a network of America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM (AJCC) locations, WIOA supports local communities with a variety of workforce development activities and employment services, including:

  • Advice, guidance, and help with career planning.
  • Job search, placement assistance, and access to labor market employment statistics.
  • Opportunity to upgrade skills through education and training.
  • Job seekers trained to meet employers’ local labor needs.
  • Training and education for existing, full-time employees to continue developing their skills.
  • Layoff aversion and rapid response employment and training services for dislocated workers.
  • Help with completion of a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Leadership development opportunities, including paid or unpaid work experience.
  • Potential for higher wages and increased self-sufficiency as a result of education and training.

WIOA Guidance, Policy, and Notices

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Last Revised: 06/22/2021

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