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  • Hiring and Training Incentives

    Agency: MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center

     The MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center (MHFHCC) provides information and helps to administer Hiring and Training Incentives for employers, through programs such as:

      >  Federal Bonding Program - hiring individuals from target populations supports your business growth through insurance policies and tax credits. Federal Bonding Demonstration Grant funds are only available to people with a criminal record and a documented job offer.

      >  The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) - a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain targeted groups, such as; 1) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF or MA TAFDC) recipients; 2) Veterans; 3) Ex-felons; 4) Designated community resident; 5) Vocational rehabilitation referral; 6) Recipient of SNAP benefits (food stamps); 7) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipient; 8) Long-term family assistance recipient; and 9) Qualified Long-term unemployment recipient.

      >  The Workforce Training Fund - provides businesses with funds to train current and newly hired employees.  In order to qualify, businesses must pay into the Fund. All for-profit companies automatically pay into the fund.

      >  Registered Apprenticeship - combines classroom instruction with on-the-job learning under the supervision of a mentor.  Apprenticeships run the gamut from traditional jobs such as carpenters, electricians and public safety officials to new technology-focused occupations including those in cloud computing, advanced manufacturing, and healthcare. 

      >  On-the-Job Training Program (OJT) - provides employers the opportunity to train new employees on the knowledge or skills essential to performance of a permanent job with the intention that upon successful completion of the OJT, the employee will continue to be employed as a regular member of your workforce. 

    • MassHire MHFHCC (Greenfield)
      Fax: (413) 774-2954
      Greenfield Office Toll-Free: (800) 457-2603
      Business Line: (413) 774-4361
      One Arch Place
      Greenfield, MA 01301

    Agency: MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center

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    Program Fees: None

    Area(s) Served:
    • Franklin County
    • Hampshire County
    • Athol, Worcester County
    • Petersham, Worcester County
    • Phillipston, Worcester County
    • Royalston, Worcester County

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