Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.The goal of the WIOA program is to increase employment, retention, and earnings of participants and in doing so, improve the quality of the workforce to sustain economic growth, enhance productivity and competitiveness and reduce welfare dependency.
Who are our Customers?
- Job Seekers
- Older Workers
- Dislocated Workers
- Displaced Homemakers
- Workers Seeking Career Changes
- Workers Seeking Career Advancement
- Individuals with Disabilities
On-the-Job (OJT) – adults are trained by private employers
Dislocated Workers – laid off and long-termed unemployed persons are retrained.
Youth Programs – improve your reading and math skills; get your Diploma/GED Summer Employment Opportunities.
|Employee Based Training (EBT)||Youth Programs/Services|
|Employer Information||Tutoring, Study Skills Training|
|Participant Information||Comprehensive Guidance & Counseling|
|Incumbent Worker Training||Leadership Development Opportunities|
|Customized Training||Summer Employment Opportunities|
|Occupational Skill Training||Alternative Secondary School Offerings|
|Labor Market Information||Adult Mentoring|
Our office staff has no authority to approve, deny, or alter applications. All questions, comments, and issues should be addressed directly to the Louisiana Workforce Commission at www.louisianaworks.net or 1-866-783-5567
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program | Auxiliary Aids and Services Are Available Upon Request to Individuals with Disabilities | TTY# 800-846-5277 or Dial 7-1-1