WIOA Guidance

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed by President Barack Obama on July 22, 2014 after passing Congress with bipartisan support. WIOA reauthorizes and augments the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998.

To learn more about the WIOA law, visit the following resources:


WIOA requires state, regional, and local strategic plans that provide a road map for workforce activities in the years to come.

View the California Unified Strategic Workforce Development Plan 2016-2020  focused on fostering “demand-driven skills attainment;” enabling upward mobility for all Californians; and aligning, coordinating, and integrating programs and services.

View the North Bay Employment Connection’s Regional Plan 2017-2020 that incorporates the counties of Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma.

The WDB of Solano County and the Solano County Board of Supervisors have approved the Solano County Local Workforce Development Plan 2017-2020 that provides a road map for the WIOA workforce development system in Solano County.


The regional workforce plan has been modified to provide updates and changes involving the Workforce-Corrections Partnership. The region includes Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma Counties.

Regional Plan Revisions


The local workforce plan for Solano County has been modified to provide updates and changes involving three new state workforce partnerships and augment service delivery for three populations.

Local Plan Revisions


The WDB provides local directives that guide WIOA activities within Solano County. Click here to view active policies.