Employment and Training Administration Law and Legal Definition
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is a component of the U.S. Department of Labor. The ETA provides funds for training programs that teach job skills, and provide job placement services for adults who are aged 18 or above. The training programs are administered locally by One Stop Career Centers. By conducting training programs, the ETA aims to improve the quality and efficiency of U.S. work force.
Additionally, the ETA administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits. These services are primarily provided through state and local workforce development systems. Some programs administered by the ETA are:
High Growth Job Training Grants.
Indian and Native American Job Training Program.
Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Job Training Program.
Community-Based Job Training Grants.
Federal Bonding Program.
National Emergency Grants.
One-Stop Career Centers.
Career Advancement Accounts.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
Foreign Labor Certification.
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP),
Trade Adjustment Assistance,
Wagner-Peyser Act Programs,
Work Opportunity Tax Credit,
Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED),
Workforce Investment Act Programs,
Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Programs, and
Workforce Investment Act Youth Job Training Programs
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