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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Webinar March 17: 'Overview of the Workforce Opportunity and Innovation Act (WIOA): Implications for Persons with Disabilities'

The Great Lakes ADA Center in collaboration with the ADA National Network is pleased to announce the March 17th ADA Audio Conference Series session titled:   Overview of the Workforce Opportunity and Innovation Act (WIOA): Implications for Persons with Disabilities

Date:  Tuesday, March 17, 2014

Time:  2-3:30 pm ET
President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law on July 22, 2014. WIOA replaces the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and makes amendments in the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It is aimed at increasing opportunities, particularly for those facing barriers to employment, and invests in the important connection between education and career preparation. The Act takes effect on July 1, 2015. Our speaker, Bobby Silverstein, former staff person for the Senate HELP Committee under the leadership of Senator Tom Harkin and a leading disability policy expert, will present a review of the WIOA legislation and it's implications for persons with disabilities.

Presenter:   Robert (Bobby) Silverstein, Principle, Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC (See bio on ADA Audio Conference Website)
This program is delivered via both webinar platform (No charge) and via telephone (additional charges may apply).   Real-time captioning is available via the webinar platform.

Registration is available at http://adagreat.powweb.com/ProgramInformation/(individuals will be required to establish an account on our website to complete the registration process).

Questions regarding this program can be directed to webinars@ada-audio.org or by calling at 877-232-1990 (V/TTY)

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