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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act


The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act presents Minnesota with an opportunity to continue improving our workforce development system through enhancing partnerships, strategic planning, and service delivery alignment at the state, regional, and local levels. The WIOA State Plan is designed to promote and increase opportunities for cross-sector and cross-agency collaboration in order to achieve better outcomes for both workers and employers across the state.

WIOA State Plan

As required by federal law, the State Plan for 2024-2027 was posted for Public Comment from January 17, 2024 through February 16, 2024.

The 2024 - 2027 Performance Goals are posted for Public Comment through Monday, March 11, 2024:

If you would like to provide comments on the proposed goals, email to Please note that your comments will be public, meaning they may be shared in future publications or communications related to WIOA planning.

The final WIOA Modified State Plan, which was approved by the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education on June 10, 2022, is posted below. If you are an individual with a disability who has trouble accessing any of the documents below, please contact Kay Kammen to receive them in alternative formats.

Annual Program Year Report

2018 Regional/Local Plans

As required by WIOA, regional and local plans are developed in accordance with the WIOA State Plan. Previous Local and Regional WIOA State Plans.

Policy and Guidance

Federal Register

Vol 81 No 161
Friday, August 19, 2016

U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED) issue this Joint Final Rule to implement jointly administered activities authorized by Title I of WIOA.

Rules and Regulations

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Joint Rule for Unified and Combined State Plans, Performance Accountability, and the One-Stop System Joint Provisions; Final Rule (title I)

Pages 55791 - 56070 [FR DOC # 2016-15977]
PDF | Text

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (titles I and III)

Pages 56071 - 56469 [FR DOC # 2016-15975]
PDF | Text

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