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§379.53 What are the minimum performance levels for each compliance indicator?
(a) Primary compliance indicators—(1) Placement rate. The project places individuals it serves into competitive employment as follows:
(i) No less than 50 percent during fiscal year (FY) 2001.
(ii) No less than 51 percent during FY 2002.
(iii) No less than 52 percent during FY 2003.
(iv) No less than 54 percent during FY 2004.
(v) No less than 55 percent during FY 2005 and any year thereafter.
(2) Change in earnings. (i) Except as provided in paragraph (a)(2)(ii) of this section, the average earnings of all individuals who are placed into competitive employment by the project increase by an average of at least $125.00 a week over the average earnings of all individuals at the time of project entry.
(ii) For projects in which at least 75 percent of individuals placed into competitive employment are working fewer than 30 hours per week, the average earnings of all individuals placed by the project increase by an average of at least $100.00 a week over the average earnings of all individuals at the time of project entry.
(b) Secondary compliance indicators—(1) Percent placed who have significant disabilities. At least 50 percent of individuals who are placed into competitive employment are individuals with significant disabilities.
(2) Percent placed who were previously unemployed. At least 50 percent of individuals who are placed into competitive employment are individuals who were continuously unemployed for at least 6 months at the time of project entry.
(3) Average cost per placement. The actual average cost per placement does not exceed 115 percent of the projected average cost per placement in the grantee's application.
(Authority: Section 611(f)(1) of the Act; 29 U.S.C. 795(f)(1))