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(2) The department shall publicize and maintain on its job center Web site information related to the job program under s. 49.147 (3) so that employers and individuals seeking employment may obtain information about the program, including how to participate in it.
Assistance for dislocated workers. 106.15(1)(c)
"Dislocated worker committee" means the committee or other subunit of the council that assists the governor in providing employment and training activities to dislocated workers under 29 USC 2862
From the appropriation under s. 20.445 (1) (m)
, the department shall make grants to persons providing employment and training activities to dislocated workers including all of the following:
Job search assistance, including participation in job clubs.
Support services, including but not limited to transportation assistance, relocation assistance, financial counseling, personal counseling and programs conducted in cooperation with employers or labor organizations.
(4) Grant approval.
The department may award a grant under this section only if both of the following occur:
The dislocated workers committee approves the local plan or application for funding and refers its decision to the secretary.
After receiving a referral under par. (a)
, the secretary approves the local plan or application for funding.
(5) Local plan or application review.
In reviewing local plans and applications for funding under this section, the dislocated workers committee and the secretary shall consider all of the following:
The severity of the need for the program in the community to be served when compared with the severity of need in other communities.
The appropriateness of the skill development or training to be provided, including whether the demand for that skill exceeds the supply.
Whether the program provides for labor organizations to participate in program planning.
Whether the program provides for coordination with other employment and training programs offered in the community in which the program will be offered.
(6) Rule making.
The department shall promulgate rules to administer this section. The rules shall address eligible applicants and program providers, application requirements, criteria and procedures for awarding grants, reporting and auditing procedures and administrative operations.
From the amounts appropriated under s. 20.445 (1) (m)
, all moneys received under 29 USC 2862
shall be expended to fund grants and operations under this section.
This section was created by 1985 Act 153
. Section 2 of Act 153 is entitled "Legislative purpose and intent."
See also chs. DWD 816
, Wis. adm. code.
Notification of position openings. 106.16(1)(a)
"Company" means any business operated for profit.
Any company that receives a loan or grant from a state agency or an authority under ch. 231
shall notify the department and the local workforce development board established under 29 USC 2832
, of any position in the company that is related to the project for which the grant or loan is received to be filled in this state within one year after receipt of the loan or grant. The company shall provide this notice at least 2 weeks prior to advertising the position.
A state agency or an authority under ch. 231
shall notify the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation if it makes a loan or grant to a company.
The department shall, upon complaint by any person or on its own motion, investigate any allegation that a company has violated sub. (2)
if the complaint is filed with the department no more than 300 days after the alleged violation occurred.
If after investigation under par. (a)
the department finds probable cause to believe that a company has violated sub. (2)
, the department shall notify the company of the department's finding of probable cause, of the actions specified under par. (d)
that the department proposes to take and of the company's right to request a hearing regarding the alleged violation of sub. (2)
A company that receives a notice under par. (b)
may, within 30 days after the date of the notice, request a contested case hearing under s. 227.42
. If the department does not receive a request for a contested case hearing under s. 227.42
within 30 days after the date of the notice under par. (b)
, the department shall issue a final decision that the company has violated sub. (2)
and take the actions specified under par. (d)
If the department receives a request under par. (c)
for a hearing, the department shall hold a hearing as provided under s. 227.44
. If, after hearing, the department finds that a company has violated sub. (2)
, the department shall issue a final decision under s. 227.47
that the company has violated sub. (2)
and shall order the company to take any remedial action that the department considers appropriate based on the severity of the noncompliance with sub. (2)
Local labor market information. 106.17(1)
The department shall collect information concerning local labor markets and periodically prepare reports dealing with labor forces at a local level in this state for general circulation.
The collection and distribution of local labor market information under sub. (1)
shall be funded only from the appropriations under s. 20.445 (1) (m)
History: 1987 a. 27
; 1995 a. 27
; Stats. 1995 s. 106.17; 2003 a. 33
Youth programs in 1st class cities.
From the appropriation account under s. 20.445 (1) (fm)
, the department shall implement and operate youth summer jobs programs in 1st class cities.
History: 2007 a. 20
Trade adjustment assistance overpayment waiver. 106.19(1)(1)
On or before October 8, 1989, the department shall establish a policy for waiving recovery of overpayments made under the federal adjustment assistance for workers program under 19 USC 2272
The waiver policy shall require the department to grant a waiver if all of the following apply:
The overpayment was not the fault of the person who received it.
Requiring repayment would be contrary to equity and good conscience.
The department shall do all of the following:
Notify all of the following persons of the waiver policy and the person's right to request a waiver:
Comply with the guidelines issued by the U.S. secretary of labor under 19 USC 2315
in connection with the waiver policy.
Establish the waiver policy by rule, using the procedure under s. 227.24
History: 1989 a. 31
; 1995 a. 27
; Stats. 1995 s. 106.19.
See also ch. DWD 135
, Wis. adm. code.
Pilot Wisconsin job opportunity business subsidy program. 106.20(1)(a)
"Business" means any person engaged in a business enterprise for profit in this state.
"Eligible job applicant" means an individual who the department determines meets the requirements of s. 101.35 (9)
, 1991 stats.
"Urban county" means a county located in a federal standard metropolitan statistical area.
"Wisconsin job opportunity business subsidy program" means the program administered under this section.
If an eligible job applicant leaves the employ of a business that received funds to subsidize the wages of the eligible job applicant under s. 101.35 (5)
, 1991 stats., the business shall repay the following percentage of the funds:
If the eligible job applicant leaves while the position is subsidized, 70%.
If the eligible job applicant leaves less than 12 months after the subsidy ended, a percentage between 70% and 0%, decreasing proportionally to 0% 12 months after the subsidy has ended.
If the eligible job applicant leaves 12 months or more after the subsidy ended, 0%.
A business need not repay funds under par. (a)
if the business replaces the departing eligible job applicant with another eligible job applicant who remains employed with the business for at least 12 months after the subsidy paid to the departing eligible job applicant would have ended.
The secretary may waive all or part of a repayment required under par. (a)
if the secretary determines that waiving the repayment is in the best interests of the state.
The local service agency shall use the amounts repaid under this subsection for additional wage subsidies.
(13) Final report.
On or before September 1, 1993, the department shall submit a final report concerning the Wisconsin job opportunity business subsidy program to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2)
. The report shall include all of the following information for the period covered by the report:
The average wage paid to an eligible job applicant at the following times:
Sixty days after the subsidy for the eligible job applicant ends.
Fourteen months after the subsidy for the eligible job applicant ends.
The number of qualified businesses and eligible job applicants that participated in each eligible unit of government.
The age, education level, family status, gender, race and work experience of each eligible job applicant.
Any other information the department considers relevant.
Public insurrection; death and disability benefits. 106.25(1)(1)
In this section, "public insurrection" means a civil disturbance in which a group or groups of persons are simultaneously engaged in acts of violence against persons or property by the illegal use of weapons, by burning, pillaging or looting or by committing any other illegal acts, and which is of such a magnitude as to result in any of the following:
Extraordinary utilization of off-duty local law enforcement personnel.
Declaration of a public emergency by the governor.
The calling of the national guard or other troops.