WPRS

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AcronymDefinition
WPRSWorker Profiling and Reemployment Services (US DOL)
WPRSWausau Paranormal Research Society
WPRSWorld Pilot Ranking System (est. 1998)
WPRSWebsite Promotion Ranking Services (search engine ranking company; Bangalore, India)
WPRSWittenborn Psychiatric Rating Scale
WPRSWater and Power Research Station (India)
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Displaced workers also may be required to receive reemployment assistance from available programs, including the Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) program, to retain UI eligibility.
Regression results of Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) and of repeat use and the benefit amounts collected for displaced workers, by category and state, where available, 2003 Likelihood of repeat use Category Pennsylvania Hawaii WPRS referral -.
Recognizing the tendency by some to procrastinate, the federal government initiated the Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) system, which identifies at the time of filing for UI those claimants who are most likely to exhaust their benefits and refers them to services right away.
Concern over the possible disconnect between the UI system and job search assistance led to the establishment of the Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) system in 1994.
This decline was attributed to a combination of factors, the most important being the implementation of Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services systems in all states.
The Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services, Short-Time Compensation, and Self-Employment Assistance programs provide employment services exclusively to unemployment insurance beneficiaries; the history of each program, as well as its State-level implementation, is examined.
During this same period, three employment programs have emerged within the UI program that focus exclusively on the reemployment of UI beneficiaries: the Short-Time Compensation (STC) program, enacted in 1982; the Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) program, enacted in 1993; and the Self-Employment Assistance (SEA) program, also enacted in 1993.
The Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) program requires states to establish systems for identifying Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants likely to exhaust their UI benefits and refers them to reemployment services.
Two institutional changes have operated to counter the distancing from reemployment services resulting from technological advances in claims administration: the Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) system, which was established by a 1993 Federal law that requires States to refer UI claimants who are at risk of long-term joblessness to mandatory reemployment services; and the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, which requires local areas receiving funding for Federal employment and training to establish one-stop centers at which providers of various employment services within a local labor market assemble in one location.
The Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) was a program established in states by regulation of the federal government to profile Unemployment Insurance (UI) recipients who were most likely to exceed their time limits for UI and to give those recipients training in job search methods.