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The Capital Region Workforce Investment Board oversees, employment and training resources and funds designed to serve businesses and job seekers throughout Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties. Available services include Existing Worker Training Funds, New Employee Training Funds and Recruitment Assistance.

EXISTING WORKER TRAINING FUNDS

Upgrading the skills of employees is often required as a result of new technologies, new production or service procedures, changing customer requirements, job upgrading, or job promotion. Funds are available to help you upgrade the skills of your current workforce through classroom training on or off the work site and customized training to meet the special requirements of a business. Costs related to instruction, trainee wages while in training, and other expenses related to training may be funded under this program. Companies must provide matching funds under this program and employees to be trained must earn $18.00 per hour or less to qualify for funding.

NEW EMPLOYEE TRAINING FUNDS

Funds are available to help compensate employers for the extraordinary cost of providing occupational training to employees on-the-job. Your company may be reimbursed for 50% of the wages paid to train a new employee. For more information on this program, contact any of our One Stop Centers listed on this website.

RECRUITMENT ASSISTANCE

Capital Region Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the New York State Department of Labor can help your company find skilled workers. Assistance with recruitment, placement and assessment. For more information, contact Brian Suedkamp, Phone 518.457-2483 Email Brian.Suedkamp@labor.ny.gov

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