We have received $6.4 million in federal funds to offer businesses training support under the OJT/NEG program. This program encourages the hiring of long-term unemployed dislocated workers and helps offset the cost of training.
OJT pairs businesses with the workers you need. These new employees will require training -- which only your business can provide -- to do the new job. The program covers 50-90 percent of training-related expenses.
The OJT/NEG program covers the hiring of people who:
The OJT/NEG program is for:
The OJT/NEG program is NOT for:
For more information contact your local representative.
We are working in conjunction with the New York State Energy and Research Development Agency (NYSERDA) on the Green Jobs/Green New York initiative. NYSERDA has made available $1,335,998 to help businesses off-set the cost of training new hires and developing green job skills.
On-the-Job Training (OJT)
OJT pairs businesses with the workers you need. These new employees will require training -- which only your business can provide -- to do the new job. The program covers 50% of training-related expenses -- up to $15,000 per hire; plus up to an additional $4,000 per hire for classroom training.
The OJT program is for:
The OJT program is NOT for:
Applications will be accepted through December 31, 2014. Please send an email to NYSERDA at PON2033@nyserda.org with "PON 2033 Intent to Apply" in the subject line.
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