Performance

The Governor and Department of Labor set state and national goals for the Workforce Investment Act programs. These goals represent the minimum standards for which the South Central WorkForce Council’s service providers are held responsible. The performance outcomes that follow represent the outcomes for Program Year 2014 (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015).

Workforce Investment Act Title I – Youth

Performance Standard Goal for PY14 Final Results
Younger Youth Basic Skills, Work Readiness or Occupational Skills Goals 92% 100%
Younger Youth Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent 85% 91%
Younger Youth Retention in Post-Secondary, Training, Employment 75% 85%
Older Youth Entered Employment Rate 76% 100%
Older Youth Retention in Unsubsidized Employment 85% 94%
Older Youth Earnings in Unsubsidized Employment $4,000 $5,130
Older Youth Employment & Credential Rate 55% 61%

Workforce Investment Act Title I – Adults

Performance Standard Goal for PY14 Final Results
Adult Entered Employment Rate 82% 96.3%
Adult Employment Retention Rate 86% 96.9%
Adult Average Earnings $9,620 $8,253
Adult Employment & Credential Rate 73% 71.4%

Workforce Investment Act Title I – Dislocated Workers

Performance Standard Goal for PY14 Final Results
WIA Dislocated Worker Entered Employment Rate 85% 93%
WIA Dislocated Worker Employment Retention Rate 92.5% 91%
WIA Dislocated Worker Average Earnings $14,134 $17,027
WIA Dislocated Worker Employment & Credential Rate 69% 70%

State Dislocated Worker

Performance Standard Goal for PY14 Final Results
State Dislocated Worker Entered Employment Rate 85% 93.1%
State Dislocated Worker Employment Retention Rate 92.5% 96.7%
State Dislocated Worker Average Earnings $14,660 $21,505
State Dislocated Worker Employment & Credential Rate 69% 72.7%

Special Projects

State and Federal funds are sometimes used to provide special projects when a large plant closing/layoff occurs.   These projects are aimed at closings/layoffs of 50 or more:

Technical Services for Electronics Dislocated Worker Project

Grant Period: 07/01/2012 to 06/30/2015
Project Ends: December 31, 2015

Performance Standard Project Goal Preliminary Results
Enrollments 60 59
Entered Employment 86% 90%
Average Wage $12.00 $13.04
Cost/Participant $3,617 $3,291
Cost/Placement $4,094 $4,131

Itron, Inc. Dislocated Worker Project

Grant Period: 11/01/2012 to 06/30/2015
Project Ends: December 31, 2015

Performance Standard Project Goal Preliminary Results
Enrollments 76 76
Entered Employment 86% 70%
Average Wage $11.00 $14.20
Cost/Participant $2,368 $2,142
Cost/Placement $2,769 $4,652

Kraft Foods Dislocated Worker Project

Grant Period: 05/01/2013 to 06/30/2015
Project Ends: June 30, 2015

Performance Standard Project Goal Final Results
Enrollments 15 15
Entered Employment 87% 73%
Average Wage $12.50 $18.57
Cost/Participant $10,667 $10,334
Cost/Placement $12,308 $14,092

Kato Engineering 2015 Dislocated Worker Project

Grant Period: 04/01/2015 to 06/30/2015
Project Ends: June 30, 2017

Performance Standard Project Goal Final Results
Enrollments 50 42
Entered Employment 88% 100%
Average Wage $16.00 $17.40
Cost/Participant $6,000 $282
Cost/Placement $6,818 $1,186