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Public Comment Sought on Pennsylvania’s DRAFT Workforce System of Record Policy

NOTICE
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRY
Pennsylvania’s DRAFT Workforce System of Record Policy; Public Comment Notice

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, or L&I, invites comment on Pennsylvania's DRAFT Workforce System of Record Policy.

The DRAFT policy is available for viewing here.

Background:

This policy establishes CWDS/PA CareerLink® as Pennsylvania’s sole system of record for all Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, or WIOA, Title I, Wagner-Peyser Act (Title III), Apprenticeship and Training Office, or ATO, and Trade Act-related, or TAA, and as applicable, other federal or state workforce grants, program data and case-management activities.

Additionally, this policy establishes requirements for all grant subrecipients – to include local workforce development boards – for data security, personally identifiable information security, workforce-system data entry, user management, and tracking participants, employers and providers using Pennsylvania’s system of record, the Commonwealth Workforce Development System, or CWDS, CWDS/PA CareerLink®.

This policy will replace WSP No. 01-2015(C1) Pennsylvania’s Workforce System of Record (Change 1).

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this correspondence, please contact the Bureau of Workforce Development Administration Policy Coordination unit at RA-LI-BWDA-Policy@pa.gov.

Any interested party wishing to comment on the DRAFT policy must do so in writing by noon Wednesday, July 22. Comments may be e-mailed to RA-LI-BWDA-Policy@pa.gov.

Comments received during this period will be addressed before the DRAFT policy is finalized, published, and placed into effect.


Pennsylvania's Workforce System Directives

Workforce System Policies (WSP) and Workforce System Guidance (WSG) are required directives for workforce development programs. Please note, Workforce Investment Information Notices (WIIN) will continue to be policy; however, they will be rescinded as new policies and guidance are issued.

These documents are catalogued below according to the program year (PY) in which they were issued.

Category: PY 2020

Name Title
Date Issued
Type
  TANF Youth Development Program Manual (19-20)
7/1/2020
PDF

 

    • Attachment 1: Required Document Checklist
 
 
    • Attachment 2: Authorization for Release of Information
 
 
    • Attachment 3: Benefit Review Spreadsheet
 
 
    • Attachment 4: Full Review Spreadsheet
 
 
    • Attachment 5: Supplemental Qualification Spreadsheet
 

Category: PY 2018

Name Title
Date Issued
Type
WSP No. 108-01(C1) Regional/Local Planning – Multi-Year Plans (Change 1)
6/4/2019
  • Appendix C. Regional Planning
 
  • Appendix D. Local Planning
 
  • Appendix E. LWDA Org Chart
 
  • Appendix F. WIOA Title I Programs Performance Accountability table-revised 7/30/2019
 
  • Appendix G. Program Partners-Providers List
 
  • WIOA Regional Plan Modification Form-revised 7/30/2019
 
  • WIOA Local Plan Modification Form-revised 7/30/2019
 
  • PY17-20 WIOA Plans Modification FAQs- 7/30/2019
 
WSP No. 183-01(C1) Oversight and Monitoring (Change 1)
4/15/2019
   
 
 

Category: PY 2016

Name Title Date Issued Type

WSP No. 121-06 (C2)

Local Workforce Delivery System - Common Identifier Policy (Change 2)

3/10/2020

PDF

  • Attachment A. Style Guide for the Implementation of the American Job Center® Network Identifier & PA CareerLink® Rebranding

PDF
  • Attachment B. Approval Process for Usage of Items Covered in the Style Guide

PDF

WSP No. 121-05

Local Workforce Delivery System - PA CareerLink® Certification and Continuous Improvement

6/7/2017

PDF

WSP No. 121-04 (C1)

Local Workforce Delivery System – PA CareerLink® System Operator (Change 1)

6/21/2017

PDF

WSP No. 121-03

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the One-Stop Delivery System

  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Template

6/2017

6/2017

PDF

Word

WSP No. 184-02 (C1)

Sanctions—Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Change 1)

2/13/2019

PDF

Category: PY 2015

Name Title Date Issued Type

WSP No. 01-2015(C1)

Pennsylvania's Workforce System of Record (Change 1)

7/20/2018

PDF

WSP No. 02-2015

Local Governance Policy

12/18/2015

PDF

WSP No. 03-2015

Financial Management Policy

12/22/2015

PDF

  • PY2019 RSAB Reference Guide

PDF
  • PY2019 RSAB Template

Excel
  • PY2019 PA CareerLink® Staffing Survey (Template)

Excel
  • Annual Property Inventory Form

Word
  • Equipment Depreciation Form

Excel
  • FSR, FSR Details & Draw Details (New)

Excel
  • Grantee Closeout Packages

Word
  • Property Acquisition Request and Report Form

Word
  • Property Disposition Plan Form

Word
  • Property Incident Form

Word
  • Property Transfer Report Form

Word
  • Purchase and Disposition of Equipment

PDF
  • Request for Funds (locals)

Word
  • RSAB-FSR Template

Excel
  • SEFA Worksheet

Excel
  • Transfer of Funds Request Form

Excel
  • Voluntary Deobligation of Funds Request Form

Word
  • WIOA Fiscal Agent Audit Plan

Word
  • WIOA Program Stand-in Costs

Word

WSG No. 03-2015

Youth Eligibility Definitions – Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

12/23/2015

PDF

WSG No. 04-2015 (C1)

Self-Certification and Telephone/Document Inspection Verification – Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Change 1)

9/11/2017

PDF

WSP No. 04-2015 (C1)

Eligible Training Providers – Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Change 1)

4/4/2018

PDF

WSP No. 05-2015

Priority of Service – Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

12/23/2015

PDF

WSG No. 06-2015

Incumbent Worker Training Activities – Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

4/1/2016

PDF

WSP No. 06-2015(C1)

Training Benchmarks and Definitions for Allowable Training Activities (Change 1)

8/27/2018

PDF

Category: PY 2014

Name Title Date Issued Type

WSG No. 02-2014

Process and Timeline for Designation of Pennsylvania's Local Workforce Development Areas-Initial Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014

6/30/2015

PDF

Category: PY 2005

Name Title Date Issued Type

WIIN No. 01-2005, C2

WIA Title I Training through Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) in High Priority Occupations (HPOs) )(Under Revision)

4/26/2007

PDF

WIIN No. 03-2005

Guidelines for the Competitive Procurement of Youth Services

6/20/2006

PDF

Category: PY 2002

Name Title Date Issued Type

WIIN No. 09-2002

WIA Performance Measures

10/03/2002

PDF

WIIN No. 12-2002

Questions and Answers Regarding the WIA Certification Process for Eligible Training Programs/Providers and Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) (Under Revision)

4/10/2003

PDF

Category: PY 2001

Name Title Date Issued Type

WIIN No. 01-2001

Team PA CareerLink® Registration Policy

7/1/2001

PDF

WIIN No. 02-2001, C1

Team PA CareerLink® Employment Services Registration Policy WIIN 2-01 (Change 1)

7/21/2003

PDF

Category: PY 1999

Name Title Date Issued Type

WIIN No. 03-1999, C2

The Bureau of Workforce Investment is distributing the attached guidance information relevant to Title I WIA Eligibility Criteria for Registration and WIA Acceptable Eligibility Verification (Change 2)

8/5/2002

PDF

WIIN No. 04-1999, C1

Core, Intensive, Training, Optional, and Youth Services by Program Charts (Change 1)

8/6/2002

PDF