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Proposed Amendments to the State Wage Interchange System (SWIS) Agreement Second Comment Period: November 23, 2022 – December 14, 2022

Proposed Amendments to the State Wage Interchange System (SWIS) Agreement

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and its partners at the Department of Education, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Rehabilitation Services Administration (OSERS/RSA), are facilitating the review of the proposed amendments to the SWIS Data Sharing Agreement. As signatories to the SWIS Agreement, State Unemployment Insurance Agencies (SUIAs) and Performance Accountability and Customer Information Agencies (PACIAs) are required to participate in the amendment process.

To view the SWIS proposed amendments and companion background information, please visit DOL’s SWIS Amendment page. The second public comment period begins November 23, 2022, and concludes on December 14, 2022. Please submit comments on the proposed amendments to SWIS@dol.gov by December 14, 2022.

Amendment Approval Process

The following steps outline the amendment approval process:

  • First Comment Period: (15 business days) completed

  • Review feedback from First Comment Period completed

  • Revise Proposed Amendments and Release for Comment Period Two: (15 business days) November 23- December 14, 2022

  • Conference Call/Webinar during Comment Period Two – November 29, 2022, at 2:00 PM ET (completed)

  • Collection of Amendment Signatures

For more information about the amendment process see Section XV of the SWIS Agreement.