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What does DWP stand for?

DWP stands for Dislocated Worker Program (various locations)


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In addition to providing basic reemployment services similar to the Employment Service programs, the two WIA adult programs--the WIA Dislocated Worker program and the WIA Adult program--provide more intensive services to unemployed adults than those typically provided through the Employment Service.
The proposal would integrate the Trade Adjustment Assistance and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker programs, which aid workers who lose jobs due to foreign trade with re-training and re-employment.
Dislocated worker programs appear to be achieving their goals, but in some programs an initial data analysis indicated that the number of withdrawals and failing grades received by the enrollees in retraining programs was significantly higher than was anticipated at the beginning of the program.
Unfortunately, it fails to mention that it is a subscription-only service whose subscribers include "outplacement firms, career counselors, colleges and universities, executive search firms, dislocated worker programs, federal agencies, military bases, and state employment services" (CareerSearch, 2001).
Although the Job Training Partnership Act is basically concerned with training the economically disadvantaged, the Dislocated Worker Program is designed to assist workers who have lost or are at risk of losing their jobs because of plant closings and massive layoffs caused by world competition and technological change.