An Economic Development Region is a designated region consisting of a combination of local areas (or a single local area) that are partially or completely in a single planning region, labor market area, or other appropriate contiguous sub-area of a State, that is designated by the State under WIOA section 106(a), or a similar interstate region that is designated by two or more States under WIOA section 106(b). The State of Illinois has designated 10 Economic Development Regions (EDR).
An Eligible Training Provider is an organization, such as a public or private college and university, or community-based organization whose application has been approved by the local workforce board and approved for the state list of training services through the use of an Individual Training Account.
The Eligible Training Provider List is a statewide collection of providers that are approved to give services through the One-Stop system. These lists contain consumer information, including cost and performance information for each of the providers, so that participants can make informed choices on where to use their Individual Training Accounts.
The Employment and Training Administration is the part of the U.S. Department of Labor with direct responsibility for WIOA programs.
The Entered Employment Rate method is used to determine the percentage of participants who become employed. The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of total participants who were enrolled in the program by the number of participants who were placed or entered employment through the program.
Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit specific types of job discrimination in certain workplaces. The Department of Labor has two agencies which deal with EEO monitoring and enforcement, the Civil Rights Center and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is an independent federal agency that promotes equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws and through education and technical assistance. Applicants and employees of most private employers, state and local governments, educational institutions, employment agencies and labor organizations may be assisted by the EEOC.
Means tangible personal property (including information technology systems) having a useful life of more than one year and a per-unit acquisition cost which equals or exceeds the lesser of the capitalization level established by the subrecipient for financial statement purposes, or $5,000. Equipment is unallowable as an indirect cost except through depreciation. (See Computing Devices, Information Technology Systems, and Supplies)