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Rescinded Technical Advisories

The following table includes recently rescinded Workforce Development System Technical Advisories (WDS TA). If you are unable to find a specific rescinded WDS TA, please write to lwdb@labor.ny.gov.

For the latest WDS TAs please check the Workforce Development System Technical Advisories page.

Rescinded TA Description Category Date Rescinded
TA 02-4 New OSOS Security Permissions and Security Request Procedures Local Operations 12/12/2017
  • TA 16-5

    This Technical Advisory (TA) provides guidance to Local Workforce Development Boards regarding Program Year (PY) 2016 Local and Regional planning under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Workforce Innovation and Opportuniy Act Local and Regional Planning for Program Year 2016

Rescinds and replaces TA #15-8

Local Areas 12/11/2017
  • TA 13-7.6

    To communicate policies regarding the implementation of security guard training as part of the Experience Counts initiative for veterans. This initiative facilitates the transfer of military skills to the public and private sectors. As part of this initiative, certain training provided by the military is considered training credit towards licensure as a security guard in New York State. TA# 13-7.6 supersedes and rescinds TA# 13-7.5, dated May 18, 2016.

Experience Counts Initiative for Security Guard Training Workforce Development Community 09/22/2017
  • TA 06-18

    To inform Local Workforce Investment Areas (LWIAs) of a new limitation on salary and bonus payments that can be made with funds appropriated to the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and to provide the LWIAs with New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) policy and guidance on implementing this new provision.

Implementing the Salary and Bonus Limitations in Public Law 109-234 Local Operations 08/15/2017
  • TA 00-35.1

    The purpose of this Workforce Development System Technical Advisory (TA) is to provide guidance to chief-elected officials (CEOs) regarding legal restrictions on the undertaking of certain activities by Local Workforce Investment Boards and their staff. Please note that the policies outlined in this TA are consistent with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and this document will be reissued with new references once WIOA regulations are promulgated.

The Role of the Local Workforce Investment Board (LWIB) and Staff to the Board in the Provision of Participant Services in New York’s Career Center System

Rescinds and replaces TA 00-35

Local Areas 08/10/2017
  • TA 10-1.1

    This technical advisory communicates guidance to ensure that customers who are not proficient in English receive, free of charge, the language assistance necessary to afford them meaningful access to effectively participate in and benefit from all New York State Career Center programs, services, and information.

Language Interpretation Services Available at Career Centers Local Operations 08/09/2017
TA 01-6 Employed Worker Training & Adjustments to the WIA Adult Earnings Performance Measures Performance 08/08/2017
TA 01-13 TA 01-13 - Core Services for Business as Recommended by the WIA State Agency Partners Table Business Services 08/08/2017
TA 01-14 Core Services for Adults (Job Seekers) as Recommended by the WIA State Agency Partners Table Local Operations 08/08/2017
TA 12-1 Obsolete Technical Advisories (TAs) 08/08/2017
  • TA 12-13

    This technical advisory communicates guidelines on Workforce Investment Act (WIA) quarterly reporting periods and data entry due dates. Local Workforce Investment Boards must ensure that all necessary data entry is completed according to the outlined due dates.

WIA Quarterly Reporting Due Dates Performance 08/08/2017
TA 12-16 Self-Sufficiency Earnings Estimator (SEE) Local Operations 08/08/2017
  • TA 14-5

    This technical advisory announces USDOL’s approval of NYS waiver requests and provides a method for requesting use of the waiver to utilize funds for Incumbent Worker Training.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Waivers Local Operations 08/08/2017
  • TA 14-6

    This technical advisory provides a template and full instructions for the development of local plans for Program Year (PY) 2014 as they relate to Workforce Investment Act Title 1-B (WIA) and Wagner-Peyser (W-P) programs.

2014 Planning Guidelines for the Workforce Investment Act/Wagner-Peyser Local Plan for Program Year 2014 Local Areas 08/08/2017
  • TA 14-3

    Provides guidance to Local Workforce Investment Boards (LWIBs) for preparation and submittal of 2014 LWIB Regional Workforce Plans.

Local Workforce Investment Board 2014 Regional Planning Guidelines Local Areas 08/08/2017
  • TA 14-11.1

    The purpose of this Workforce Development System Technical Advisory (WDS-TA) is to communicate New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) policy on the use of authorized funding to support Local Workforce Investment Area (LWIA) transition activities for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and to provide procedures on accessing such funding. This WDS-TA rescinds and replaces TA#14-11, dated December 19, 2014.

UPDATED:Policy and Procedures on Use of Local Workforce Investment Area Transition Funding to Implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Rescinds and replaces TA 14-11

Fiscal 08/08/2017
TA 08-9 Impact of the Martinez v. County of Monroe Decision on Programs Operated Under Title IB of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Local Operations 08/08/2017
TA 00-41.2 Revised One-Stop Operating System (OSOS) Confidentiality Agreements Local Operations 04/24/2006
  • TA 06-16

    This Technical Advisory provides New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) Final Guidance on modifications to OSOS, and the associated data entry procedures to support implementation of common measures and State functional alignment outlined in NYS Workforce Development System Technical Advisory (WDS-TA) #06-4 and WDS-TA #06-10, effective July 1, 2006

OSOS Modifications and Data Entry Procedures for Recording Participant Information and Services in OSOS under Common Measures and Functional Alignment Local Operations 09/26/2006
TA 07-1 Re-Employment Operating System (REOS) Confidentiality Agreements Local Operations 01/03/2007
  • TA 13-7.5

    This Technical Advisory communicates policies regarding the implementation of security guard training as part of the Experience Counts initiative for veterans. This initiative facilitates the transfer of military skills to the public and private sectors. As part of this initiative, certain training provided by the military is considered training credit towards licensure as a security guard in New York State.

Experience Counts Initiative for Security Guard Training

Rescinds and replaces TA 13-7.4 and TA 13-7.3

Veterans 5/18/2016
  • TA 16-6

    Notify the Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs) of the transfer authority between WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker funds, and Administration funds and originating program funds, and to provide the New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) policies and procedures for requesting such transfers.

Workforce Innovations and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Title 1B Adult and Dislocated Worker Transfer Requests and Administration to Program Funds Transfer Requests for Program Year (PY) 2016

Rescinds and replaces TA #13-9.3

Fiscal 7/27/2016
TA 11-10 CURRENTLY BEING REVISED: Failure to Report (FTR) Guidelines Relating to the Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) Program Local Operations 06/12/2017
TA 15-9 New York State Policy on Program Year 2015 Common Measures/ Customer Service Indicators for Local Workforce Development Area Performance for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title 1B Program and the Wagner-Peyser Act Program.

Rescinds and replaces TA 14-8

Performance 05/31/2017
TA 16-7 Final Fiscal Closeout of Expiring Federal Funds Fiscal 05/16/2017
TA 09-5 NYS Policy Renovation Costs Allowable Against WIA Funds Fiscal 05/02/2017
TA 01-11 Maintaining One Stop Operating System (OSOS) Availability Local Operations 05/31/2001
TA 01-19.1 Governance Issues for Local Workforce Investment Boards Local Areas 02/21/2017
  • TA 09-18

    This TA updates the New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) plan to have the Financial Oversight and Technical Assistance (FOTA) Unit conduct financial oversight of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I-B activities, the activities of the Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) and the recently enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). This Technical Advisory also establishes NYSDOL’s policy for the resolution of issues that may be disclosed during the conduct of financial oversight reviews.

Financial Oversight Fiscal 09/09/2016
  • TA 15-7

    This TA advises LWIBs on the procedures the State of New York has established to close out TAA and WIA funds in a timely manner in accordance with federal requirements.

Final Closeout of TAA and WIA Funds

Rescinds and replaces TA 13-8.1

Fiscal 07/22/2015
  • TA 13-9.3

    The purpose of this Workforce Development System Technical Advisory (WDS-TA) is to notify the Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs) of the transfer authority between WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker funds, and Administration funds and originating program funds, and to provide the New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) policies and procedures for requesting such transfers.

Workforce Innovations and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Title 1B Adult and Dislocated Worker Transfer Requests and Administration to Program Funds Transfer Requests

Rescinds and replaces TA 13-9.2

Fiscal 06/11/2015
  • TA 15-8

    This TA advises provides guidance to Local Workforce Development Boards regarding Local Plans and Regional LWDB Plans for Program Year 2015.

Local Planning and Regional Planning Guidelines for Program Year 2015 Local Areas 06/07/2016
  • TA 13-7.4

    This Technical Advisory communicates the policies regarding the implementation of security guard training as part of the Experience Counts campaign for veterans. This initiative facilitates the transfer of military skills to the public and private sectors. As part of this initiative, certain training provided by the military is considered training credit towards licensure as a security guard in New York State.

Experience Counts Initiative for Security Guard Training

Rescinds and replaces TA 13-7.3

Veterans 2/22/2016
  • TA 01-16

    The purpose of this Technical Advisory is to transmit “An Orientation & Mobility Primer, A Self Evaluation For Workforce Development One Stop Providers Serving Customers who are Blind or Visually Impaired” developed by Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped and the NYS Office of Children and Family Services

Orientation and Mobility Primer Local Operations 06/22/2001
  • TA 01-27

    To provide the Workforce Development Community with the Department of Labor’s policies and procedures on retention of records

Poverty Guidelines for 2015 Local Operations 12/27/2001
  • TA 15-2

    The purpose of this Technical Advisory is to advise Local Workforce Investment Areas (LWIAs) of the New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL’s) policy on the recapture of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) formula funds from LWIAs which do not achieve the required obligation rates at the end of the first year or do not fully expend at the end of the second year; and NYSDOL’s right to redistribute recaptured WIA formula funds to LWIAs that reach or exceed targeted first year obligation rates, and fully expend second year funds.

Policy on the Recapture and Redistribution of Local Workforce Investment Area Formula Funds for PY 2014

Rescinds and replaces TA 13-12

Fiscal 02/13/2015
  • TA 15-4

    This Technical Advisory contains updated information relating to the Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for 2015, which are used for eligibility and self-sufficiency purposes in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) tables for 2015 Local Operations 02/04/2015
  • TA 15-1

    The purpose of this Technical Advisory is to establish updated poverty income guidelines, which are used by Career Center staff to determine customer eligibility for services.

Poverty Guidelines for 2015

Rescinds and replaces TA 14-01

Local Operations 02/04/2015
  • TA 12-12.3

    The purpose of this Technical Advisory was to communicate New York State Department of Labor guidance on Veterans’ Priority of Service as promulgated in Federal regulation.

Implementation of Veterans’ Priority of Service for Covered Persons in Qualified USDOL Job Training Programs-Rescinded Veterans 01/21/2016
  • TA 00-21

    The purpose of this Technical Advisory was to provide Local Workforce Investment Areas with information to assist them in the development of One-Stop service delivery systems with infrastructures and programmatic access for people with disabilities.

Accessibility of One-Stop Systems to Individuals with Disabilities Local Operations 04/12/2016

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