Issuance Number: 2020-04

Date: January 31, 2020

To: SDWP Subrecipients

From: Andrew Picard, VP of Programs

Subject: Operations Manual Update: Chapter 7. Part 1: WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Eligibilitys & Attachments


This operations issuance is to notify Workforce Partnership (SDWP) subrecipients of changes to the Operations Manual: Chapter 7. Part 1: WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Eligibility.


Updates to the chapter were made per the following:

Summary of Updates:

Below is a summary of updates. Subrecipients should review the references chapter and the attachments for detail.

Chapter Updates

  • Reformatting of the chapter, including logo, fonts, colors scheme, and layout
  • Reorganized structure and flow – sections were moved, changed, or deleted
  • Updating links and references to current TEGL’s (DOL) and EDD Directives
  • Tracking requirements for CalJOBS data entry changed from 5 business days to 7 calendar days, per “Late Data Entry” policy
  • Updated right to work verification process – Right to Work may only be verified when a service triggers participation in an employment activity. Right to work verification was removed from WIOA Adult and DW Eligibility (Chapter 7) and relocated to Adult and DW Program Activities (Chapter 4).
  • Subrecipients must mark all applicable barriers on the WIOA Application
    • Only one barrier must be verified with official documentation. All other barriers can be verified through self-attestation.
  • Verification for Selective Service was updated
    • Failure to Register policy was added

Attachment Updates

  • Updated Methods of Calculating Income and LLSIL “Low Income” levels
    • Table was updated to align with newly released directive
  • Updated  Determining Limited Employment Policy
    • Unlikely to Return List was updated by Research
  • Updated Table of Documentation to Establish WIOA Adult/DW Program Eligibility
      • Updated references  to directive and TEGLs
      • Updated right to work requirement
  • Updated Eligibility Certification and Review Form (ECRF)
    • Right to work verification was removed
  • Removal of WIOA – UI Data Consent Authorization as an Attachment
        • This is an EDD form not SDWP form so I provided a link to the form within the chapter


Effective February 3, 2020 all training providers are required to follow the updated policies and procedures in the chapter indicated above. Subrecipients and staff are required to review the entire Chapter and Attachments.

If you have any feedback or questions regarding this issuance contact your Contract Administrator. 


  • To access the chapters and their attachments, go to and click on the collapsed menu icon located on the top right hand side of the webpage.
  • Click on “Operations Resources” section.
  • Click on “Operations Manual” to see the list of chapters and operational issuances.
  • Click on “Chapter 7. Part 1: WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Eligibility | Attachments” to view the policy and attachments.