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CT Dept. of Labor / CT Works Programs

CT Dept. of Labor / CT Works Programs
Resources from the Connecticut Department of Labor Business Services

http://www.ct.gov/dol

Connecticut Department of Labor Business Services Consultants can provide the personalized service you need to help your business become more competitive in today's global market. Some services include:

Recruitment Assistance

CT.Jobs free automated labor exchange. Access your job listings and job seeker résumés 24/7. Employers may post openings online, set up résumé scouts and manage their own accounts.

Employer Recruitments free office space is available in any of the CT Department of Labor/CTWorks offices across the state. Great for saving time, testing and screening candidates. Contact your local CT DOL Business Services Consultant.

Job Fairs - each year DOL runs professional job fairs all over CT including the "Heroes 4 Hire" job fair for employers seeking to connect with Veterans. Unlike other job fairs that are "profit driven," our main concern is connecting highly skilled and qualified job seekers with employment opportunities that local companies have to offer.


Hiring Incentives

STEP UP Subsidized Training and Employment Program an initiative of the Connecticut Department of Labor and the state's five Workforce Investment Boards. Step Up offers two programs: the Wage Subsidy Program and the Small Manufacturer Training Grant Program. Each program offers employer incentives to hire new employees and create jobs.

Eligible companies, defined as a small business or manufacturer with not more than 100 employees, can apply for one program for each new hire an employer cannot use multiple programs for one new hire.

The program was expanded in June 2012 to include the Unemployed Armed Forces Member Subsidized Training and Employment Program. This program, similar to Wage Subsidy program, is available to eligible employers of any size that hire an unemployed veteran.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Use this federal tax credit to boost your bottom line! There are no limits on the number of qualified employees you can hire. Minimal paperwork required.

Training Grants

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) OJT - CT DOL, under the Trade Adjustment Assistance gives businesses funds to provide OJT to TAA-eligible individuals to train them in a skilled occupation. Employers are reimbursed up to 50% of new employee's starting wage to offset training costs. Reimbursements last from two to nine months depending on the complexity of the job and skill level to a maximum of $23,000. Contact your local Business Services Consultant for more information. Business Services Consultant.

Workforce Development Grants (based on funding availability) 50% reimbursement for eligible training project or activity. Eligible training for workers must involve significant change to improve the profitability and global competitiveness of your business. These changes include new innovations, new technologies or new production equipment. Such training may include Lean, Six Sigma and updating ISO 9000. Contact your local CT DOL Business Services Consultant.


Events

Take Out And Win
Now at Windsor Restaurants
WinWag Photo Contest 2020
through May 29 at online
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Blood Pressure Screening POSTPONED
1st Wednesdays at Senior Center located at LP Wilson Community Center.
Awards, Dinner & Dancing POSTPONED
Jun 5 at Hartford/Windsor Marriott, 28 Day Hill Road
Board of Directors Mtg
Jun 9 at online
B.P. Educational Sessions
Jun 10 at Windsor Town Hall
Business After Hours
Jun 10 at House of Books and Games, 1073 Palisado
Teen Game Day on Zoom!
Jun 12 at Virtual on Zoom
Basics of Fruit Preserving
Jun 13 at Wilson Branch Library, 365 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
HBG Open for Shopping by Appt
Jun 13 at 1073 Palisado Ave, Windsor
HBG RPG Nights - Postponed
monthly at The Bean @ 226
Programs Committee Mtg
Jun 15 at online
Tourism Committee Meeting
3rd Tuesdays at online
Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays at The Senior Center
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Drop in Adult Games Postponed
Jun 27 at Luppoleto Brewery, 20 Main St Windsor Locks
Blood Pressure Screening POSTPONED
1st Wednesdays at Senior Center located at LP Wilson Community Center.
B.P. Educational Sessions
Jul 1 at Windsor Town Hall
HBG RPG Nights - Postponed
monthly at The Bean @ 226
Board of Directors Mtg
Jul 14 at online
Programs Committee Mtg
Jul 20 at online
Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays at The Senior Center
Tourism Committee Meeting
3rd Tuesdays at online
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Drop in Adult Games Postponed
Jul 25 at Luppoleto Brewery, 20 Main St Windsor Locks