Incentive and Sanction Policy Workforce New York One Stop

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					     Incentive and Sanction Policy
 Workforce New York One Stop System
             Performance

A Review of the Past Year and a Look Ahead to
           the New Program Year.

                  NYATEP
             Albany, New York
               June 10, 2008
                                  Agenda


     1. Key Objectives of the Incentive/Sanction Policy

     2. How is Program Year (PY) 2007 Shaping-up
                System Improvement Indicators
                Common Measures

     3. How is PY 2008 Shaping-up
                System Improvement Indicators
                Common Measures

     4. Questions and Answers




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                         Key Objectives

  1.   Identify aspects of One Stop service delivery deemed important
       for the Program Year (PY), including:
            System Improvement.
            Common Measures.

  2.   Establish Performance indicators.

  3.   State Goal for each indicator.

  4.   Local Workforce Investment (LWIA) Goals for each indicator.
       (based on the concept of Contribution to the State Goal)

  5.   “Standards” – To gauge:
        • Incentive performance.
        • Unsatisfactory performance.


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                          Key Objectives


   6.   Comply with administrative responsibilities for the WIA Title
        1B, W-P, VETS and TAA programs. Tie Incentive Grant
        eligibility to spending.

   7.   Allow an incentive award on an individual indicator.

   8.   Make sure we do not fail any Common Measures.

   9.   Establishes two Sanction Levels for Common Measures.
            Sanction Level 1 – Performance Improvement Plan.
            Sanction Level 2 – Includes a 3% fiscal sanction.

   10. Allow LWIAs opportunity to negotiate their LWIA Goals.




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               How is PY 2007 Shaping-up

    System Improvement Indicators
        Reemployment Services Implementation
        Increase Out-of-School Youth Participation
        Increase Training and Skills Development Services
        Improve Entered Employment Rate (EER) and Employment
         Retention Rate (ERR) performance

    Common Measures
        Adult – EER, ERR and Average Earnings (AE)
        Dislocated Worker – EER, ERR and AE
        Youth (Placement in Employment or Education, Attainment
         of Degree or Certificate, Literacy & Numeracy Gain)


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                   How is PY 2007 Shaping-up


    System Improvement Indicators

        Reemployment Services Implementation
                Only one region is likely to meet the 95% incentive goal
                 for all three indicators.
                Technical Assistance will be offered, especially for the
                 Triage (Initial Assessment) indicator.

        Increase Out-of-School Youth Participation
                11 LWIAs have already met the incentive goal for this
                 Improvement Indicator.
                8 LWIAs are on pace to meet the goal.



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                   How is PY 2007 Shaping-up


    System Improvement Indicators

        Increase Training and Skills Development Services
                20 LWIAs have already met the incentive goal for this
                 Improvement Indicator.
                5 LWIAs are on pace to meet the goal.

        Improve EER and ERR performance – By Reducing the # of
         participants who exit while still certifying for unemployment
         insurance (UI) benefits.
                13 LWIAs are currently at or below the incentive goal.




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                   How is PY 2007 Shaping-up


    Common Measures

        Adult

                Entered Employment Rate (EER)
                 18 LWIAs are in incentive status.

                Employment Retention Rate (ERR)
                 All LWIAs are currently passing this measure.

                Average Earnings (AE)
                 All LWIAs are currently passing this measure.




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                   How is PY 2007 Shaping-up


    Common Measures

        Dislocated Worker

                Entered Employment Rate (EER)
                 There are no LWIAs currently in incentive status.

                Employment Retention Rate (ERR)
                 All LWIAs are currently passing this measure.

                Average Earnings (AE)
                 26 LWIAs are currently passing this measure




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                   How is PY 2007 Shaping-up


    Common Measures

        Youth

                Placement in Employment or Education
                  All LWIAs are currently passing this measure

                Attainment of Degree or Certificate
                  All LWIAs are currently passing this measure

                Literacy & Numeracy Gain
                  25 LWIAs are currently passing this measure




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                 How is PY 2008 Shaping-up



      System Improvement Indicators
            Promote Regional System Improvement.
            Promote Out-of-School Youth Participation.
            Promote Training and Skills Development Services.
            Promote EER and ERR Performance Improvement.

      Common Measures
            Promote Adult & DW EER.
            Do not fail Adult, DW and Youth measures.




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                 How is PY 2008 Shaping-up


    Regional System Improvements

      Reemployment Services Initial Assessment
              Timely Initial Assessment.
              Timely scheduling and rescheduling of first
               service.

      Common ITA policies across all LWIAs in a region.
              One-time incentive award for regional alignment
               of LWIA ITA policies (requirements and
               procedures).


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               How is PY 2008 Shaping-up




    Increase Out-of-School Youth Participation

        The goal will be based on new participants.

         Carry-ins will not be included in the goal.




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                   How is PY 2008 Shaping-up

       Increase Training and Skills Development Services
         A separate goal for skills development and for training
         services:
                Training – maintain at PY07 levels
                Skills Development – increase by 35% over PY07 levels

       Promote Training in Priority Sectors
         25% or more of training services (unduplicated) are in a
         priority sector:
                For 13N Awardees – In sectors identified in the grant.
                For non-13N Regions – In State’s three priority sectors:
                 Advanced Manufacturing; Healthcare; and Green
                 Renewable Resources.

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              How is PY 2008 Shaping-up




    Improve EER and ERR performance, by Reducing the # of
       Participants who Exit While Still Certifying for
       Unemployment Insurance Benefits

        The new incentive goal will be 10%




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                  How is PY 2008 Shaping-up

      Common Measures – State Goals PY 2008
       Adult
              EER = 61% (Incentive Award)
              ERR = 82%
              AE = $12,625
       Dislocated Worker
              EER = 61% (Incentive Award)
              ERR = 82%
              AE = $15,980
       Youth
              Placement in Employment or Education = 52%
              Attainment of Degree or Certificate = 40%
              Literacy & Numeracy Gain = 35%


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             Questions
                and
              Answers




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               Thank You
             and have a great
               Conference!


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