Workforce Training Incentives

Make use of incentivized programs and services to maximize your investment in employees and further your company's profitability.

Offset Training Costs

On-the-Job Training (OJT)
OJT is an essential tool that can help employers offset the cost of training new talent. OJT provides reimbursement to the employer; up to 50% of the new employee’s wages for a designated period. This reimbursement assists in covering some of the extraordinary costs of providing the training.

Youth Workers with Compensated Wages

Young Professionals

Partnering with Michigan Works! Young Professionals provides additional tools to assist your business in recruiting and retaining new talent. The employer provides work experience for a young adult and Michigan Works! provides wage/worker compensation for up to 480 hours.

Registered Apprenticeship Coordination

Apprenticeship for Employers

An apprenticeship is a systematic approach to training that ensures your current and/or new employees are trained and certified to produce at the highest skill levels. This proven training model allows employers to set the benchmark and the structure that can determine the Return on Investment in training dollars.

Additional Incentives

Workers Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
A Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.

Fidelity Bonding Program (FBP)
Insurance when hiring high-risk but qualified job seekers who have bona fide offers of employment.

Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF)
Employer grants designed to assist in training, developing and retaining new and current employees.

For More Information

Complete the Employer Information Contact Form and a business service team member will contact you.

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