Wagner-Peyser ES and UI – Meaningful Assistance and other Resource for UI Claimants
This page identifies applicable policies, guidance, and resources that support the comprehensive service delivery to UI claimants. Provided resources emphasize services outside of typical reemployment related activities and include but are not limited to:
WIOA’s requirement for meaningful assistance with UI claims, information about training and education opportunities for UI claimants not covered by WIOA, clarification about merit staffing requirements, UI approved training policies, and strategic partnerships and planning.
- TEGL 19-16, Guidance on WIOA Services for Adult and Dislocated Workers: Provides programmatic guidance for the WIOA title I Adult, title I Dislocated Worker, and title III Wagner Peyser Act Employment Service programs.
- UIPL 20-15, Unemployment Insurance and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 2014: Provides guidance to state Unemployment Insurance agencies responsible for administration of the Federal-State UI programs on implementation of the provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) related to UI programs. Provides information about a wide range of topics including, among others, infrastructure and other costs, required provision of assistance to UI claimants, memorandums of understanding, and Wagner Peyser Employment Service responsibilities in supporting UI programs.
- UIPL 12-01 and UIPL 12-01 Change 1, Outsourcing of Unemployment Compensation Administrative Functions: Informs States of the Department interpretation of Federal law concerning the "outsourcing" of unemployment compensation (UC) administrative functions including claims taking. This UIPL also provides an overview of federal requirements and frequently asked questions (FAQ).
- TEGL 8-16, Supporting Unemployment Insurance Beneficiaries Seeking Postsecondary Education or Training: Encourages the public workforce system to consider policies and strategies that support Unemployment Insurance (UI) beneficiaries who are seeking postsecondary education and training opportunities, including longer-term training and education programs and provides a summary of available related resources for both state agencies and frontline staff.
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