The Upstate Workforce Board and the Greenville Workforce Development Board have issued the following Regional Policies. Please note that both boards are in the process of identifying additional joint policies. Should you not see a Regional Policy on the desired topic, please refer to the appropiate local areas local instuction letters. For additional guidance, please review State Instruction Letters and TEGL's when neccessary. You may also contact Dana Wood for questions pertaining to Cherokee, Spartanburg and Unon Counties. Eva Anagnostis can be reached at for questions pertaining to Greenville County policies.   

Regional Polices for SC Works Greater Upstate: 
Cherokee, Greenville, Spartanburg and Union Counties

R17-01  Allowable Training Activities/Cost Limits

R17-02  Supportive Service Procedures

R17-03  Grant Modification Procedures
R17-04   Adult Priority of Service Procedures

R17-05  Local Sanctions Procedures

Upstate Local Instruction Letters:


17-01  Out of Town Job Fairs/Recruitment Events

17-02  Missed Events

17-03  Buy American 

17-04  Wagner-Peyser Reporting Requirements & Activity Codes

17-06  WIOA Fund Utilization


16-01 Trade Adjustment Assistance Warning and Recovation Letters

16-02 Changes to SCWOS Terms and Conditions

16-03 Workplace Civility

16-04 Legal Aid Services for WIOA Title I Participants

16-05 Homeless Veteran's  Reintegration Program 

16-06 Grievance and Complaint Procedures under WIOA

16-07 Trade Adjustment Assistance Vouchers

16-08 SCWOS Partner Privileges

16-10 Sanctions for Violations of Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Provisions

16-11 Mileage Reimbursement Rate

16-12 Equal Opportunity is the Law Notices 

16-13 UI Resources for SC Works Staff

16-14 Significant Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW) Designations

16-15 Confidentiality of Equal Opportunity Records

16-16 Facility and Program Accessibility under WIOA
           Disability Access Checklist
16-17 Implementation of the Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Requirements of WIOA

16-18 Rights to File a Grievance or Complaint under WIOA
           English (add your contact info and contact info for Dana Wood)
           Spanish (add your contact info and contact info for Dana Wood)

16-19 Discrimination Complaint Procedures under WIOA

16-20 Federal Income Guidelines

16-21 OneStop Certification Standards Local Procedures


15-01  Revised TAA Training Approval Process

15-02 Employer Engagement

15-03 Rights to file a Complaint under WIOA
          ACHIEVE Program
          SC Works Upstate

15-04 Impact of Approved WIA Waivers under WIOA

15-05 WIOA Participant Insurance (replaces 13-07)
15-05, Amendment I WIOA Participant Insurance
15-05 Amendment 2 WIOA Participant Insurance

15-06 Decrease in the Trade Adjustment Assistance Mileage Reimbursement 

15-07 Effective Use of Initial Assessments for Wagner-Peyser Customers

15-08 Expungement Application Process for General Sessions (replaces 13-15)

15-09 GED Attainment and Occupational Training

15-10 Amendment 2 SC Works Upstate Internal and External Communication Policy (replaces 11-15)

15-11 Locally Defined Youth Characteristics

15-12 Youth Eligibility and Suitability 

15-13 Basic Skills Deficient (Adult)

15-14 Amendment 1 Internal Emergency Notification Procedure

15-15 Amendment 1 WIOA Priority of Service & Suitability

15-17 Youth Program Changes Under WIOA

15-17, Change I Youth Program Changes Under WIOA

15-18 Participant Data Changes


14-01 Upstate LWIA Application Procedures for State & Local WIA Eligible Training Providers (attachments below)
                         ETP Application Instructions
                         ETP Initial Application

14-02 OJT - DOL Waiver

14-03 Amendment #1 Local IWT Policy (see attachments:

14-04 PY14 Local Performance Measures

14-05 Healthy Food Policy

14-06 SCWOS WIA Adult and Dislocated Worker Activity Code Changes

14-07 Selective Service



13-01 WIA Participant File Storage

13-02 Amendment 1 Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

13-03 Amendment 1 Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan

13-04 Amendment 2 Upstate WIOA Supportive Services Policy

13-05 Paying for Repeat WIA Funded Training-Classes

13-06 Active Instruction Letters

13-08 Record Retention

13-09 DWU Early Warning Notice

13-10 PY12 Data Validation Elements

13-11 Preparing for the Affordable Healthcare Act

13-12 Amendment 2 Allowable Training Activities & Cost Limits for WIA Training

13-13 Amendment 2 Inventory Control
                   Transfer Form
                   Disposal Form
                   New Item Form

13-16  Amendment 1 Employer Accounts & Job Posting Policy

13-17 State/Local Sanctions Policy

13-18 Residency Policy for the Upstate WIA

13-19 To Request Technical Assistance & Site Visits

13-20 Tracking Training Related Employment

13-21 Participant Release of Information Form

13-24 Suitability Requirements for WIA

13-25  Refocused Roles and Responsibilities of JVSG Staff Change 1


12-01 Amendment 2 Revised Financial Status Report Supplement (FSR-S) Form

12-02 TAA Definition of Commuting Area

12-03 Complying with Non-discrimination Provisions Criminal Record Restrictions & Disparate Impact Based on Race & Nat'l Origin

12-04 Social Media Guidelines

12-06 Amendment 1 Use of Self-Attestation & Documentation Related to WIA Eligibility

12-07 Business Size Classification

12-08 Grant Modification Procedures

12-09 Amendment 2 TAA Participant Source Document Management

12-10 WIA Participant Data Changes


11-02 Guardian Signatures

11-04 One Stop Certification

11-05 Documenting Employer Services in Visual OneStop

11-07 Federal Bonding Program & Work Opportunity Tax Credit Resources

11-08 Participant Follow-up Policy

11-10 (Amendment 1)  Work Opportunity Tax Credits & Apprenticeship Training

11-10 Work Opportunity Tax Credits & Apprenticeship Training

11-11 PY10 WIA Data Validation Elements

11-13 Trade Participant File Management

11-14 SC Works Upstate Branding Guidelines & Expectations

11-16 Veterans & Eligible Persons Job Referral Priority

11-17 Veterans Gold Card Incentive

11-18 Credentials Policy

11-19 Selective Service Registration Requirements for WIA Funded Programs

11-20 SC Works Online Services Staff Credentials & System Integrity

11-22 SC Works Center Leadership Team Roles & Responsibilities & Functional Supervision

11-24 TAA Definition of the Commuting Area

11-25 Supportive Services Activity Record Usage in SCWOS


10-02 Leveraging Financial Aid towards Training Costs

10-03 Marketable Skills Waivers from Training

10-05 Use of IWT as Layoff Aversion Strategy

10-06 WIA Participant Lifetime ITA Cap


09-01 Eligible Training Provider List

09-03 GED Attainment & Occupational Training


08-02 Pre-Award Criteria: Business Relocation-Expansion

08-04 Definition of Satisfactory Progress

08-05 Participation in WIA by an Eligible Individual who is Currently in Default on a Student Loan

08-06 Updated EFL Values

08-07 Payment of Stipends Versus Wages for Work Experience

08-09 Definition of Substantial Layoff

08-10 Collection & Use of Social Security Numbers for WIA & TAA Participants


07-04 Vendor & Grantee-Subgrantee Training & Travel Expenses


06-04 Incentive Policy & Workforce Specialist Procedures


05-01 WIA Youth Scholarship Policy & Application Procedures


04-04 Self-Sufficiency Definition for the Upstate WIA


02-01 Amendment 1 - Drug Testing Policy


99-04 Out of Area Travel



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