IDES and WIA
July 2014 - The Department of Employment Security works with local Workforce Investment Act (WIA) partners to return the unemployed to work.
IDES’ role to match the current skills of the unemployed with the needs of employers was established in the 1933 Wagner-Peyser Act.
The 1998 WIA augments Wagner-Peyser. If the unemployed do not have the skills needed by local employers, WIAs coordinate job training to meet those needs.
The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, has more information on roles in the workforce system here.
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