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Workforce Development Performance Measurement Plans Sent to OMB

April 1, 2022, 4:00 PM

The White House budget office is reviewing two proposals to standardize how the Department of Labor measures states’, local governments’, and other workforce training grant recipients’ effectiveness in serving employers through workforce development programs.

The proposed rules (RIN:1205-AC01, RIN:1205-AC08), sent to the Office of Management and Budget Thursday, would create “a standard definition” of how the department measures programs’ effective outreach to employers and incorporate that into regulations implementing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

The idea is to measure how well programs funded by the law are “serving employers,” according to a summary of the proposal in the DOL’s ...