VT Department of Labor Announcement

Public Hearing Notice for the WIOA State Plan Modifications

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Modifications to
Vermont’s Unified Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act State Plan

Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Governor of each State must submit a
Unified or Combined State Plan to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor that outlines a four-year
strategy for the State’s workforce development system. States must have approved plans in place to
receive funding for core WIOA programs. States are required to modify their plans to reflect changes in
labor market information, economic conditions, program changes, and state priorities every two
years. The State Workforce Development Board (SWDB) is charged with assisting in plan development
and modification, and for leading the public comment process.

SWDB will hold a public hearing conference call on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 1:00-2:30 pm to gather
comments on proposed changes to the State Plan. Please use the following call in information:877-273-
4202, room ID 435566250.

The modified plan is available at
comments may be submitted up to Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Sophia Yager at the Vermont Department
of Labor, 5 Green Mountain Drive, PO Box 488, Montpelier, VT 05601-0488 or by e-mail to

Vermont’s Next State Plan on Aging – Seeking Input and Comments

The Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) is developing the next State Plan on aging, a guiding document that outlines how the State of Vermont and the network of Vermont’s Agencies on Aging and service providers will strive to meet the changing needs of older Vermonters over time. The draft plan is online at in their “Latest News” section on the left side of the page.

We welcome your input! The public comment period begins Monday, April 9th, 2018 and is open through Friday, April 27, 2018.

For more information on how to participate, click on the following link: