Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service Program Allotments (PY) 2017

Section 7(a) of the Wagner-Peyser Act (49 U.S.C.

§ 49f (a)) authorizes States to use 90 percent of the funds allotted to a State for labor exchange services, and other career services such as job search and placement services to job seekers; appropriate recruitment services for employers; program

credit:


evaluations; developing and providing labor market and occupational information; developing management information systems; and administering the work test for unemployment insurance claimants.

Section 7(b) of the Wagner-Peyser Act (49 U.S.C.

§ 49f(b)), states that 10 percent of the funds allotted to a State must be reserved for use by the Governor to provide performance incentives for public employment service offices and programs, provide services for groups with special needs, and provide for the extra costs of exemplary models for delivering services of the type described in section 7(a).

Training and Employment Guidance Letter No.

27-16, Attachment I shows the distribution of PY 2017 ES formula amounts by State compared to PY 201 6.
Related Programs

Employment Service/Wagner-Peyser Funded Activities

Department of Labor


Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Employment and Training Administration

Estimated Funding: $666,229,935


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
States including the District of Columbia and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Outlying areas of Guam and the United States Virgin Islands

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:
Tammy EdwardsGrants Management SpecialistEdwards.Tammy.A@dol.gov

Agency Email Description:
Edwards.Tammy.A@dol.gov

Agency Email:
Edwards.Tammy.A@dol.gov

Date Posted:
2017-06-12

Application Due Date:
2017-07-14

Archive Date:
2017-08-13



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