Greetings and welcome to this course focused on the Wagner-Peyser Act. Throughout this course, we will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the Act, including its history, purpose, and requirements. Moreover, we will delve into the implications of the Act for the work of workforce development professionals.
The Wagner-Peyser Act is a federal law that established the Employment Service system in the United States. The Act was passed in 1933, during the Great Depression, as a response to the high levels of unemployment and the need for workforce development programs.