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									Overview and Status
Report
February 2002
Operation Paycheck
   Objective:
     – Quickly prepare laid-off workers for jobs in demand
       occupations that relate to their skills.
   Program Design:
     – Community colleges and vo-tech centers retool vocational
       curricula in job fields where demand is strong to grant laid-off
       workers credit for job and life experience;
     – Common fee schedule developed by education partners for
       use by all education institutions;
     – Workforce One-Stop career managers identify and assess
       workers who could benefit from career change training and
       authorize payment to certified training providers through OP
     – Education and WF system make job placements
     – AWI manages payment and reporting systems
Operation Paycheck Eligibility

   Separation from employment after or related to the
    events of September 11, 2001.
   Must be laid off/terminated or received a notice of
    layoff/termination from employment and are unlikely
    to return.
   Must be eligible for unemployment compensation
    benefits with the following exceptions:
    –   Not eligible for benefits due to insufficient wage credits; or
    –   Not eligible for benefits because former employer was not
        required by law to pay unemployment compensation taxes; or
    –   Was self-employed but now unemployed due to economic
        conditions or natural disaster.
How Operation Paycheck Works
     DOE                                   AWI
                                                        •Financial processing
                                                        •Reporting/tracking
•Curriculum                                             •Performance management
development
•Skills match matrix
•Fee Schedule
•Coordination of
education response



                                                                                           Comm.Coll.
                                                                                           Vo-tech
                                                                                           Private

Regional Workforce                Information Sharing            Certified Training
      Boards                                                         Providers
                                     Coordination
 •Registration
 •Counseling & Support Services
 •Skills Assessment                                         •Deliver training
 •Training Authorization                                    •Report student progress
 •Job Placement
                                                            •Submit invoices for payment
                                                            •Job placement (coordinated with RWB)
How to Participate in Operation
Paycheck
   File claim for UC benefits via Internet;
   Go to one-stop nearest your home;
   Tell receptionist that you are interested in
    Operation Paycheck; meet career manager;
   Describe work experiences/skills; develop
    plan for re-employed.
   Discuss OP training opportunities and
    providers that are appropriate to your skills
    and experience.
   Ask career manager to authorize and arrange
    for training.
Implementation Status, Feb. 2002
   Letter introducing Operation Paycheck has been
    sent to everyone who filed UC claim since
    9/11/01.
   More than 20,800 people have expressed an
    interest in Operation Paycheck.
   More than 3,500 customers have already been
    enrolled in OP training; 2,255 are awaiting
    enrollment.
   Almost 68% of all OP customers are enrolled in
    high-tech training.
Workforce Resource Contacts
   File UC claims via the INTERNET at:
               www.FLUIDnow.com

   Look for work at :
                   www.ajb.org

   Call for assistance: 1-877-872-5627

   Find out more about Operation Paycheck:
       www.OperationPaycheck.com

								
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