NTJN Recommendations for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Reauthorization, House Committee on Education & Labor

May 24, 2012 | by
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The reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) presents an opportunity to ensure that the nation's public workforce system works for all - especially our nation's jobseekers who experience barriers to employment. Members of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training have introduced two approaches to WIA reauthorization. The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (HR4297), introduced by the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Chairwoman Foxx and Representatives McKeon and Heck and the Workforce Investment Act of 2012 (HR4227) introduced by Representative Tierney, Ranking Member Miller, and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, Ranking Member Hinojosa.