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Training Benefits Program Annual Report and Net Impact Studies


Our reports on the Training Benefits Program provides an update to the Washington State Legislature. The net impact study shows how the program affects the earnings of participants. The special report is an analysis on the earnings of program participants, with a particular focus on the training completed.


Training Benefits Program Reports


The Training Benefits (TB) Program provides extended unemployment benefits to qualifying unemployment insurance (UI) claimants who need training for a new career. The TB Program provides income support while participating individuals are in training, but does not cover the direct costs of training (e.g., tuition, books, transportation). The benefits are paid out of the state Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund.


These studies compare the earnings of unemployment insurance claimants who participated in the Training Benefits Program to the earnings of claimants who were eligible for the program but chose not to participate.


Data in these reports are primarily from three sources: Employment Security’s administrative records, a survey of program participants conducted by Employment Security and training data from the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC).


Learn more about the Training Benefits Program.


2015 Training Benefits Program Annual Report


This report provides a baseline for legislators and policy makers to measure the effects of policy changes to the Training Benefits Program and covers:

  •   Participant demographics.
  •   How long people typically received training benefits.
  •   Type of training received.
  •   Participant employment and wage history.
  •   Administrative costs.

Net Impact Study on Annual Earnings for the Training Benefits Program 2002 through 2012

The purpose of this study is to analyze the net impact and cost-benefit of the Training Benefits Program on the employment, earnings and unemployment benefits receipt of program participants.


Special Report - Effect of community and technical college course work on annual earnings for the Training Benefits Program, 2006 through 2009

The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of the Unemployment Insurance Training Benefits (TB) Program on the earnings of TB Program participants, with a particular focus on the training completed. This report was prepared in accordance with the provisions of the WDQI Grant and we acknowledge the financial support of the United States Department of Labor through the Work Force Data Quality Initiative Grant.


Request a report

Reports are maintained on our site for four years. Electronic versions of older reports are available by sending an email to LMPA@esd.wa.gov. Include your name and the report’s name and year.

 


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