Workforce Training and Incentives

Job Referral and Placement

America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM (AJCC) is your easy one-stop access to the state’s employment-related services. Explore the resources through this Web portal or visit a local center. Employers can get help in posting job openings and recruiting candidates. On the Job Training OJT The On-the-Job Training (OJT) program enables businesses to hire qualified employees and receive a reimbursement for a portion of that employee's wages during the training agreement that is equivalent to their training costs. Will reimburse up to 50% of training costs.

Employment Training Panel

A cash reimbursement for training cost incurred by employers set by a pre-determined two-year performance based contract. Contracts vary based on number of employees enrolled, hours of training, training material and employee wages.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) provides a tax credit of up to $9,600 for employers who hire individuals who belong to one or more of the nine target groups specified in the law.

Worksharing Unemployment Benefits

The Work Sharing Unemployment Insurance program allows for the payment of benefits to employees whose hours and wages have been reduced. Any employer who has a reduction of production, services, or other conditions that cause the employer to seek an alternative to layoffs can consider participating.