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Tier 1 Acts/History

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What Act prohibited discrimination in locations of: employment, public posts and transportation, and telecommunications? Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
This Act created the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to prevent and reduce dependence on government benefits,replacing AFDC. What Act was this? Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PWORA)
True or False: The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 was a Florida State law. False Workforce Investment Act of 1998 was a FEDERAL. Workforce Innovation Act of 2000 was FL State Law.
Florida Statute Ch. 445 lists what? The mandatory programs a workforce board must have
Which law enacted FL Statute Ch 445? Florida's Workforce Innovation Act of 2000
True or False: The Workforce Innovation Act of 1998 was a Florida State law. False The Workforce INNOVATION Act OF "2000" was FL State Law
True or False: The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 was federal law. True
Which law created the 24 LWDBs, the state board, CareerSource FL, and Florida's DEO? Workforce Innovation Law of 2000 (Florida)
Which Florida law was created to implement the Workforce Investment Act of 1998? Workforce Innovation Law of 2000 (Florida)
Which law required to establish LWDBs, attempted to bring several workforce pprograms into one process, and now included employment services as part of the workforce system? The federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998
This act reauthorized, and also replaced, the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998. Which is it? Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014
The Morrill Act provided.... public land to specific states (and terrorities) for building agriculture and MECHANICAL ARTS colleges -provided opportunities to farmers and working people who were previously excluded from higher education
The workforce system did not come together until just the last thirty years. What two acts brought together the workforce programs in Florida? Workforce Investment and Innovation Acts
Florida's Workforce Innovation Act of 2000 is also known as... Hint: not the WIA Acronym Senate Bill 2050
LWDBs were created by ______________ and are in charge of ___________________ Florida's Workforce Innovation Act of 2000 charged with: developing innovative processes implementing programs at local levels to needs of job seekers and employers
This Act amended the welfare program of the Social Security Act to emphasize work, child support, and family benefits. Family Support Act of 1988
The ______________ _________________ _______________ Act of 1983 was designed to protect migrant and seasonal farmworkers relating to pay and working condiditons Migrant Seasonal Farmworker Act of 1983
The National Defense Education Act was implemented to support educational efforts as essential to improve what? To improve national security and the advancement of science and math
Federal expenditures for education more than doubled as a result of what act? The National Defense Education Act
The Manpower Development and Training Act was designed to train/retrain workers who were unemployed as a result of what? As a result of automation and technological changes
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlaws segregation in businesses and public places. It also bans discrimination in what practices and ensures federal aid is what? In hiring, firing and ensures that federal aid is given in an equal manner
What federal program was established as a result of the Job Training Partnership Act? A federal program to prepare youth and unskilled adults for entry into the workforce
The Youth Employment Demonstration Projects of 1977 amended CET in order to what? In order to provide disadvantaged youth with employment opportunities
The Work Incentive Program of 1967 was the first welfare to work programs. In fact, it was the predecessor of today's what? In addition, what did it require states to establish? predecessor of today's Welfare Transition program. It required states to establish employment and training programs for welfare recipients
US Department of Labor provides funding for .... Hint: LABOR Wagner-Peyser (WP) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act(WIOA) Veteran's Employment and Training Services(VETS) Re-Employment Assistance (PREP) Trade Adjustment Assistance(TAA)
Which US Department provides funding for Welfare Transition programs such as Welfare Transition Temporary Assistance for Needy Families US Dept of Health and Human Services (Think Welfare needs)
True or False: The US Department of Agriculture provides funding for anything to do with food, such as SNAP, including the Employment and Training component. True
The Earned Income Tax Credit does what? Provides tax refunds to low income families to offset burden of SS taxes and encourage employment "keep more of what they earn"
The Smith-Hughes Act of 1917 created what? A federal board of vocational educations promoting: vocational technical education programs and agriculture training
True or False: The Smith Sears veterans Rehabilitation Act of 1918 is also called the Soldier'S Rehabilitation Act. True
Which Act expanded the federal vocational board to offer vocational rehabilitation to veterans disabled during WWI? Smith Sears Rehabilition Act of 1918. aka "Soldier'S Rehabilitation Act"
Smith-Fess Act of 1920 (or the "Civilians Rehabilitation) began a rehab program for who? For ALL Americans with physical disabilities Note: for social orientation rehab
Named after Sen. Wagner and Rep. Peyser, this Act created a national employment system. What Act is this? Wagner Peyser Act of 1933
This 1933 Act laid the foundation of the employment service offices that we now call One-stops and Employ Florida The Wagner Peyser Act of 1933
In addition to creating a social insurance designed to pay retired workers 65+, this act also covers aid to whom? Name the act and the people it also covers The Social Security Act of 1935 It also covers aid to families and dependent children, as well as Unemployment Insurance
The National Apprenticeship Act also is known as the ____________ Act Fitzgerald
The Fitzgerald Act, which is the __________ ____________ Act, was designed to regulate apprenticeship and on-the-job training (OJT). National Apprenticeship
The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1943 expanded vocational service to include... physical restoration, and help for persons with mental limitations and illnesses
The GI Bill guaranteed home loans to vets and also paid educational and living expenses to vets who wished to pursue educational and vocational training. What is the official name of the GI Bill? Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944
This act was the first steps to bring workforce programs under one umbrella. This act also consolidated several federal employment and training programs. What is the name of this act? The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973
The ____ _____ Act of 1964 authorized a ____ _____ program to help low income households achieve a more nutrionlly balanced diet. Food Stamp
The Food Stamp Act of 1964 was the foundation of what program today? Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, including the Employment and Training portion
This act provided for job training, adult education, and small business loans, in an effort to attack the war on poverty. The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964
The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 created which organizations? Community Action Agencies Head Start Job Corps
The rehabilitation act of 1973 forbids discrimination on the basis of what? On the basis of disabilities in programs conducted by federal agencies and programs receiving federal funds
The Trade Act of 1974 established what Wagner-Peyser program? Trade Adjustment Assistance
The Trade Adjustment Assistance program assists workers who.... lose their jobs as a result of increased imports, and now "those who have been laid off or jobs threatened because of foreign competition"
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