WIA is Now WIOA: What the New Bill Means For People with Disabilities
Originally published: 8/2014
With the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Congress has reauthorized the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), including the Rehabilitation Act, through 2020. Commenting on the bill’s passage, President Obama stated that the bill "will help workers, including workers with disabilities, access employment, education, job- driven training, and support services that give them the chance to advance their careers and secure the good jobs of the future."
What does this 300-page legislation mean for people with disabilities? Download this institute brief.