Workers who receive wages, salaries, commissions, tips, payment in kind, or piece rates. The group includes employees in both the private and public sectors.
The amount payable to a claimant for a compensable week of total unemployment.
The number of weeks that unemployed workers claimed Unemployment Insurance benefits.
The number of weeks for which compensation was actually paid.
- Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Enacted by Congress in 1998, WIA requires states to streamline and consolidate their job training systems by creating a “one stop” approach to delivery of services. WIA not only replaces the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), but also establishes a new workforce development system for the nation.