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REVISION DATE CHAPTER TYPE DESCRIPTION
09/03/2021 Chapter 2: Wage Services for VR Participants in Paid Work Experience REVISED These changes provide updates and clarification to processes and procedures and establish a new payment structure and rate to reflect all applicable taxes and fees that will be applied across all Local Workforce Development Boards. Note: this chapter was extensively revised and content reorganized. You may view the previous version of Chapter 2.
09/01/2021 Chapter 3: Student HireAbility Navigator Program REVISED Revised to clarify program deliverables, establish a Student HireAbility Navigator Mentorship position, and establish performance review measures.
01/21/2021 Chapter 1: Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) REVISED Revised to include new safety recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note: the 30-day notification period for these changes has been waived and changes take effect immediately.
10/30/2020 Chapter 1: Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) REVISED Revised to establish a new deliverable, Worksite Retention, and to further define that monitoring visits must be conducted while the participant is working. Please note: the 30-day notification period for these changes has been waived and changes take effect immediately.
10/19/2020 Chapter 1: Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) REVISED Revised to adjust the fee schedule, to require Boards to submit Work Readiness Training curriculums along with program descriptions, and to require at least one in person monitoring visit. Added new SEAL referral and monthly reporting forms; revised the SEAL monitoring report.
09/15/2020 Chapter 2: Wage Services for VR Participants in Paid Work Experience REVISED Updated to allow for the use of electronic signatures on the VR1990, Worksite Agreements and timesheets, and remote verification of I-9 forms.
03/23/2020 Chapter 1: Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) REVISED Updated to align with basic standards for VR contracted providers, clarify program deliverables, and revise the notice of worksite placement to one week.
05/15/2019 Chapter 2: Wage Services for VR Participants in Paid Work Experience REVISED Updated to clarify the role of the VR counselor in the I-9 completion process.
03/01/2019 Chapter 3: Student HireAbility Navigator Program REVISED Updated the email address to which the Student HireAbility Navigator invoice is to sent.
02/11/2019 Chapter 1: Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) REVISED Updated to address the transmission of PII, require advance notice for interpreter or skills trainer services, a participant's worksite placement, and contract amendments, set August 31 as the work experience assignment end date, and to clarify that payment for the Worksite Monitoring deliverable is intended to be one, flat-fee payment for each participant.
01/30/2019 Chapter 2: Wage Services for VR Participants in Paid Work Experience REVISED Updated to clarify that students who are potentially eligible may participate in Paid Work Experience.
09/19/2018 Chapter 2: Wage Services for VR Participants in Paid Work Experience REVISED Updated to align content related to worksite or business exclusions, worksite monitoring responsibilities, and deliverables for paid work experience services. Added Worksite Agreement form.
09/19/2018 Chapter 3: Student HireAbility Navigator Program REVISED Updated to allow flexibility in the due date of the three-year action plan. Added templates for Initial and Quarterly reports.

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