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WPAWorks Progress Administration (later Works Projects Administration)
WPAWork Projects Administration (originally Works Progress Administration)
WPAWi-Fi Protected Access (802.11)
WPAWireless Protected Access
WPAWorld Psychiatric Association (Association Mondiale de Psychiatrie)
WPAWindows Product Activation (Microsoft)
WPAWashington Project for the Arts (Washington, DC, USA)
WPAWi-Fi Protected Access
WPAWireless Printer Adapter
WPAWeb Page Authoring
WPAWorld Public Access
WPAWindows Product Activation
WPAWoomera Prohibited Area (Australia)
WPAWorld Pool-Billiard Association
WPAWestern Psychological Association
WPAWomen's Prison Association
WPAWorking People's Alliance (Guyana)
WPAWriting Program Administrator
WPAWestern Provident Association (UK health insurer)
WPAWszelkie Przejawy Artyzmu (Polish art festival)
WPAWorld Programme of Action (UN)
WPAWhistleblower Protection Act of 1989
WPAWar Powers Act of 1973
WPAWith Particular Average
WPAWorks Progress Administration Agency (US Navy)
WPAWestern Pyrotechnic Association
WPAWin Probability Added (technical baseball statistic)
WPAWeddings Parties Anything
WPAWashington Pilots Association (Washington state)
WPAWork Program Agreement (various organizations)
WPAWorld Potato Atlas (International Potato Center)
WPAWater Jet Propulsion Assembly (US DoD)
WPAWaste Prevention Association
WPAWinnipeg Partnership Agreement (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)
WPAWagner-Peyser Act
WPAWest Papua Association (Australia)
WPAWyoming Pipeline Authority
WPAWorld Prout Assembly
WPAWi-Fi Protected Area
WPAWork Package Agreement (various organizations)
WPAWomen Pay All (Olathe Northwest High School dance)
WPAWizards Per Acre (Utopia game)
WPAWestern Planning Area
WPAWelsh Principal Area
WPAWhite Paper Account (UK)
WPAWarm Pool Atmosphere
WPAWar Plans Advisor (AFLC)
WPAWilliam Preston & Associates
WPAWork Package Authorization
WPAWiener process acceleration
WPAWhole Product Approach
WPAWorld Partners Association (consortium of telecommunications providers)
WPAwafer phased array (semiconductor manufacturing)
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Between program year 2006 and program year 2009, the number of active job seekers participating in Wagner-Peyser Act programs increased nationally by over 50 percent--from 14.7 million to 22.4 million.
Major workforce program initiatives of ARRA (2009), and funding levels ARRA funding category Funding amount (billion dollars) Ul Administration 0.500 Ul Modernization 7.000 Wagner-Peyser Act grants to states .150 Wagner-Peyser Act reemployment services .250 WIA Adult .500 WIA Dislocated Worker 1.250 WIA Dislocated Worker National Reserve .200 High Growth and Emerging Industry grants .750 WIA Youth 1.200 Job Corps .250 YouthBuild .050 Senior Community Service Employment Program .120 Source: David H.
Both WIA and Perkins III were enacted with authorizations through federal fiscal year (FY) 2003 and appropriations of "such sums as may be necessary." In addition, contained within WIA were a substantial reauthorization of the Adult Education and Literacy Acts and the Rehabilitation Services Act, as well as a continuation of separate Wagner-Peyser Act authority for labor exchange.
Title III contains amendments to the Wagner-Peyser Act, which provides funds to the U.S.
* the detailed state plans under the Wagner-Peyser Act relating to the delivery of employment services.
With the Great Depression and the New Deal of Franklin Roosevelt came development of a system of social benefits, as well as landmark labor legislation such as the Wagner-Peyser Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the National Labor Relations Act.
The workgroup developed recommendations for improvement in WPRS to address seven major topics: (1) modeling and model use; (2) how to profile; (3) who and when to refer to reemployment services; (4) what services and how many services to provide; (5) program linkages between the Unemployment Insurance, Wagner-Peyser Act (employment service) and dislocated worker programs; (6) adequacy of funding; and (7) communication, feedback systems, and reporting.
Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act, the Job Training Partnership Act, the Adult Education Act, the National Literacy Act, and the Wagner-Peyser Act which establishes the federal/state employment service (called the Job Service in many states).