What is WIOA?

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is the federal program that funds local workforce iniatives and provides a variety of job training services for youth.  WIOA modernizes and streamlines the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.  WIOA tookeffect July 1,2015, and it emphasizes industry sector partnerships; career pathways; cross program alignment, coordination, data, and accountability; and job driven investments.