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Small Business Subsidized Training and Employment Program

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Step Up features two types of hiring incentives: A scaled, six-month Wage Subsidy and a Small Manufacturing training grant.

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If you are looking for a subsidized training and employment program.

Description

Step Up features two types of hiring incentives: A scaled, six-month Wage Subsidy and a Small Manufacturing training grant. The wage subsidy, which helps pay a new employees salary for the first six months of employment, provides employers with up to $20 per hour, for a maximum of $12,000 over a 180-day period. This program has guidelines regarding the employees residence or income. Your local Step Up coordinator can assist you with these guidelines.

The training grant provides manufacturing employers with up to $12,500 over a six-month period and is used for on-site training of a new employee. There are no guidelines regarding the employees residence or income, but he or she must be unemployed at the time of hire.

Services

  • Employer registration
  • Apprenticeship program assistance
  • Recruitment assistance
  • Career fairs
  • CONN-OSHA assistance
  • CTHires online employment network
  • Research data (Labor Market Information - LMI)
  • Speakers bureau
  • Step-Up
  • Shared Work program
  • Training for incumbent workers
  • Veteran's workforce development

Criteria

Any company that hires or wishes to hire employees in Connecticut.

Contact Info

Contact:

Street: 200 Folly Brook Boulevard

City: Wethersfield

State: CT

Zip: 06109

Phone: 860-263-6000

Email: dol.webhelp@ct.gov

Website: CT DOL STEP UP Program

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