WIOA Limitations on the Use of Subminimum Wage


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

~~“For Youth Ages 24 and Under
WIOA requires youth ages 24 and under to have documentation that they completed the following actions before they can earn a subminimum wage:
• participated in Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) and/or special education transition services and activities while still in high school and eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and
• applied for VRS and determined ineligible or found eligible but unsuccessful in competitive, integrated employment and their VRS case was closed, and
• received career counseling, information, and referral to resources that could assist in securing competitive, integrated employment.”

  • Department of Workforce Development
  • School-to-Work Transition
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