To the extent practical and allowed by funding sources, Employ Milwaukee contracts service delivery to quality public and private community partners through state and federally-mandated procurement procedures. Each of these organizations brings a unique focus to prepare job seekers for current and projected job openings. Education and training, case management, and job placement services are some of the services provided. Employ Milwaukee staff focus primarily on resource development, coordination, system building, and evaluation and monitoring.
WIOA Title I-B Service Providers
Employ Milwaukee procures WIOA Title I-B Adult, Dislocated Worker and Out-of-School Youth services. MAXIMUS and America Works currently provide WIOA Title I-B Adult and Dislocated Worker services. UNCOM and Dynamic Workforce Solutions currently provide WIOA Title I-B Out-of-School Youth services. Employ Milwaukee provides WIOA Title 1-B In-School Youth services directly.
Future Request for Proposals for WIOA Title 1-B services will be publicly posted on Employ Milwaukee's RFP page.
Occupational Skill Training Providers
The Eligible Training Program List (ETPL) is a list of training programs that WIOA program participants generally must use to select training that can be funded by WIOA. Additionally, Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program participants are encouraged to use the ETPL when selecting TAA-funded training. The WIOA and TAA programs are accessed through the American Job Centers in Wisconsin. WIOA and TAA program participants must get approval from their career planner to receive training funds.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development - Division of Employment and Training (DWD-DET) accepts applications for the Eligible Training Program List (ETPL) through its new ETPL Provider Portal. Eligibility determinations will be made by DWD-DET staff using Wisconsin's newly established Initial Eligibility Procedure. The ETPL Homepage for Training Institutions provides interested institutions with answers to frequently asked questions as well as guides for users of the Provider Portal.