Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act, or WIOA, is legislation that became active on July 1, 2015. Workforce boards provide services to assist unemployed or underemployed adults who may benefit from services offered through WIOA. WIOA places emphasis on skills development that matches the needs of employers, moving individuals through career pathways into demand occupations and continued access to services for job seekers. WIOA offers opportunities for job seekers to develop career plans that provide for sustainability and prosperity in the emerging economy. 


WIOA Individualized Career Services

Visit a NCWorks Career Centers to find out more about WIOA's Individualized Career Services.

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The Piedmont Triad Regional Workforce Development Program is an equal opportunity employer/program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Local area NCWorks Career Centers and NCWorks NextGen Youth Programs operate under the guidance of Piedmont Triad Regional Workforce Development Board and are part of the state and national Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act system.