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Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998

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U.S. Congress
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Washington, D.C.
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Friday, August 7, 1998
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This statute consolidated and coordinated employment, training, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation programs. It reformed Federal employment, adult education, and vocational rehabilitation programs, creating an integrated, “one-stop” system of workforce investment and education activities for adults and youth. It also fully incorporated and amended the Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933, which had created a national employment system.

Public Law No. 105-220 (1998).


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