Workforce Services Directives

Our Directives provide policy and guidance about various program requirements, funding, and activities. These Directives are for our Workforce Services staff and Workforce Partners.

You’ll find a list of all currently active Directives and Draft Directives open for comment and closed for comment.

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WSD20

  • WSD20-13 - COVID 19 WIOA Waiver Guidance
  • WSD20-12 - Incident Reporting
  • WSD20-11 - Pseudo Social Security Number in CalJOBS
  • WSD20-10 - CalJOBS Participant Reporting
  • WSD20-09 - Youth Service Eligible Provider List
  • WSD20-08 - AJCC Comprehensive and Affiliate/Specialized Certification
  • WSD20-07 - Salary and Bonus Limitations for 2020
  • WSD20-06 - Local Area Subsequent Designation and Local Board Recertification
  • WSD20-05 - Regional and Local Planning Guidance for PY 21-24
  • WSD20-04 - Local Area Modification Process
  • WSD20-03 - Audit Requirements
  • WSD20-02 - Calculating Local Area Performance and Nonperformance
  • WSD20-01 - WIOA Regional Planning Units

WSD19

  • WSD19-14 - Emergency Cooperation Agreements
  • WSD19-13 - Selection of AJCC Operators and Career Services Providers
  • WSD19-12 - High Performing Boards
  • WSD19-11 - State Level Performance Goals and Local Area Negotiations
  • WSD19-10 - Recovery of WIOA Tuition and Training Refunds
  • WSD19-09 - Strategic Co-Enrollment – Unified Plan Partners
  • WSD19-08 - CalJOBS Roles and Responsibilities – Local Area MIS Administrator
  • WSD19-07 - 70 Percent LLSIL and Poverty Guidelines for 2019
  • WSD19-06 - CalJOBS Activity Codes
  • WSD19-05 - Monthly and Quarterly Financial Reporting Requirements
  • WSD19-04 - Priority of Service for Veterans and Eligible Spouses
  • WSD19-03 - Performance Guidance
  • WSD19-02 - Worker Displacement Prohibition
  • WSD19-01 - Incumbent Worker Training

WSD18

  • WSD18-17 - Federal Bonding Program
  • WSD18-16 - Guidance on Regional Awards
  • WSD18-15 - Indirect Cost Rates
  • WSD18-12 - WIOA Memorandums of Understanding
  • WSD18-11 - Certification Process for Affiliate and Specialized AJCCs
  • WSD18-10 - WIOA Training Expenditure Requirement
  • WSD18-09 - Services and Referrals to Victims of Human Trafficking
  • WSD18-08 - Disaster National Dislocated Worker Grant Guidance
  • WSD18-06 - Subrecipient and Contractor Distinctions
  • WSD18-05 - WIOA Grievance and Complaint Resolution Procedures
  • WSD18-03 - Pathway to Services, Referral, and Enrollment
  • WSD18-02 - Data Change Request Form Procedure
  • WSD18-01 - Regional and Local Plans PY 17-21 – Two Year Modifications

WSD17

  • WSD17-10 - Addition of the CalJOBS Title III – Wagner-Peyser Registered Individual Application
  • WSD17-09 - Mandated Use of VOSGreeter Module in CalJOBS
  • WSD17-08 - Procurement of Equipment and Related Services
  • WSD17-07 - WIOA Youth Program Requirements
  • WSD17-06 - Organizational Information Change
  • WSD17-05 - Oversight and Monitoring of Nondiscrimination and EO Procedures
  • WSD17-03 - Limited English Proficiency
  • WSD17-01 - Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Procedures

WSD16

  • WSD16-23 - Mandated Use of One Integrated Data System – Direct Data Key Entry into CalJOBS
  • WSD16-19 - Youth Service Eligible Provider List
  • WSD16-18 - Selective Service Registration
  • WSD16-17 - CalJOBS Cash Request
  • WSD16-16 - Allowable Costs and Prior Written Approval
  • WSD16-15 - Dislocated Worker Additional Assistance Projects
  • WSD16-12 - Reauthorization of the WOTC Program
  • WSD16-10 - Property – Purchasing, Inventory, and Disposal
  • WSD16-08 - Release of Confidential UI Information
  • WSD16-05 - WIOA Closeout Requirements
  • WSD16-04 - Rapid Response and Layoff Aversion Activities
  • WSD16-03 - Unilateral De-Obligation

WSD15

  • WSD15-26 - Subsidized Employment and Employee Benefits
  • WSD15-25 - WIOA Program Income
  • WSD15-23 - Transfer of Funds – WIOA Adult/Dislocated Worker Programs
  • WSD15-22 - Consultant Services and Pay
  • WSD15-20 - FFATA Compensation Data Reporting Requirements
  • WSD15-19 - Revised Amendment to PY 2015-16 RR Allocations and Guidance on Use of these Funds for WIOA Transition Activities
  • WSD15-14 - WIOA Adult Program Priority of Service
  • WSD15-09 - Impact of WIOA Implementation on Waivers Approved Under WIA
  • WSD15-08 - Funds Utilization Requirements for WIOA Funds
  • WSD15-07 - WIOA Eligible Training Provider List - Policy and Procedures

WSD14

  • WSD14-15 - WIOA and TAA Co-Enrollment Policy and Procedures
  • WSD14-10 - Initial Local Area Designation and Local Board Certification Under WIOA
  • WSD14-04 - WIA Title I Eligibility

WSD13

  • WSD13-13 -Contracts with Higher Education or Eligible Training Providers
  • WSD13-11 - CalJOBSSM Participant Reporting

WSD12

  • WSD12-18 - Incident Reporting
  • WSD12-9 - Criminal Record Restrictions and Impact Based on Race and Nationality

WIAD05

WIAD04

  • WIAD04-22 - State-Required Surveys of Dislocated Workers

WIAD02

  • WIAD02-14 - 15 Percent Project Requirements
  • WIAD02-6 - Subsequent Designation of Temporary and State Board Recommended LWIAs

WIAD01

WIAD00

  • WIAD00-7 - Standards for Oversight and Instructions for Substate Monitoring

Review and give input on Draft Directives that are currently open for comment.

Open for Comment

  • WSDD-228 - Adult Program Priority of Service – comments due August 24, 2021

For more information, select Active Directives or Draft Directives - Closed for Comment.

Closed for Comment

The following Draft Directives are no longer open for comment. They are here as a resource until issued.

  • WSDD-227 - 70 Percent LLSIL and Poverty Guidelines for 2021 – comments due July 23, 2021
  • WSDD-226 – Salary and Bonus Limitations for 2021 – comments due July 11, 2021
  • WSDD-225 – Consultant Services and Pay – comments due June 25, 2021
  • WSDD-220 – Criminal Record Restrictions and Impact Based on Race and Nationality – comments due January 9, 2021
  • WSDD-215 – ETPL Policy and Procedures – comments due October 2, 2020
  • WSDD-210 – Standards for Oversight and Instruction for Substate Monitoring – comments due on new date April 5, 2020
  • WSDD-188 – CA ETPL Policy and Procedures – comments due September 7, 2018
  • WSDD-178 – Quality Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Opportunity – comments due April 10, 2018

Last Revised: 07/23/2021

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