Monday, April 11, 2011

Workforce Development Board Seeks Local Company Partners for Training and Jobs Programs (Workforce Development Board of South Central WI)

The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin is seeking Companies that would like to partner with them on their "Transitional Jobs" and "On the Job Training" initiatives.

Transitional Jobs Program

For Transitional jobs there is an ongoing pool of 20 people who are screened and ready to work. The Board serves as the employer. We can fund each person at $7.25 per hour plus workers compensation and unemployment for up to 1,040 hours . They currently have people with backgrounds in Manufacturing Assembly - Picker and Packers - Warehouse , Restaurant including Dishwasher , Baking , Janitorial, Groundskeeper, Housekeeping, General office, Retail including sales.

Questions regarding the Transitional Jobs program for Dane County companies should be addressed to Deb Bray at 608-249-9001, ext 237.

On the Job Training

The On-the-Job Training program puts dislocated (laid off) workers back to work earning a wage while receiving training. Businesses participating in the On-the-Job Training (OJT) program can receive a cash reimbursement (not a tax credit) to help offset the costs associated with training a new, permanent employee. The program targets new positions that have the potential after training to earn an average of $14.57 per hour Benefits to partner company:

  • Receive cash reimbursement for 50-90% of employee wages during training period depending on size of company

  • Reimbursement may be up to $4,600, dependent upon the job position and qualifications required

  • Continuous support from OJT representatives throughout the OJT process

  • No-cost recruitment and screening of qualified candidates -- you decide who to hire.

  • Questions regarding the OJT program for Dane County companies should be a addressed to Julie Enloe at 608-242-4546.

    For more information, contact Pat Schramm via e-mail at or phone at 608-249-9001 ext. 221. You can also visit the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin on the internet at

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