Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization Moves Forward

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) on June 29th. Title IV of the Workforce Investment Act provides state formula grants for vocational rehabilitation services for people with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by federally-funded programs. The HELP Committee recently circulated a staff discussion draft and solicited feedback from workforce investment stakeholders, including disability groups.

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