West Alabama Works’ WIOA budget increased almost 50 percent. The original $3.9 million budget is now $6.4 million. West Alabama Works was awarded the budget increase based on performance.

About WIOA:
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is a United States public law that replaced the previous Workforce Investment Act of 1998 as the primary federal workforce development legislation to bring about increased coordination among federal workforce development and related programs.