Operational Guidance | OG 24-2021 Guidance on the Provision of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Work Experience (WEX) Opportunities

To provide Local Area Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) guidance regarding the use, documentation, and tracking of WIOA Title I funds in the provision of WEX opportunities for youth, adult, and dislocated worker participants.


This Operational Guidance rescinds Policy Statement PS 10-2017 and clarifies that Local Area WDBs have two years to expend current program year Title I Youth formula funds and attain a 20% expenditure rate. This Operational Guidance and the procedures herein supersede all previous policy, procedures, and guidelines regarding WEX Opportunities.