H.R. 6568 (112th): Back to Work Blueprint Act

Oct 05, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on October 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Oct 05, 2012
Bob Dold
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
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Oct 05, 2012
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Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Labor to conduct a study and report back to Congress on the feasibility of creating pilot programs to evaluate reforming Federal job training programs for long-term unemployed workers.


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Back to Work Blueprint Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to study the feasibility of establishing 10 pilot programs under the Workplace Investment Act of 1988 at one-stop centers in geographically distinct U.S. regions.
Prescribes pilot program requirements, including that: (1) participating one-stop centers issue certificates to qualifying unemployed individuals, (2) certificates provide for a reimbursement of $7,000 paid to qualifying employers who agree to hire and provide necessary training to the individual, (3) certificates expire six months after being issued if the individual does not find qualifying employment, and (4) one-stop centers conduct quantitative assessments of the efficacy of the programs.

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