1. Patrick Administration Increases Hiring Incentives

    Patrick Administration Increases Hiring Incentives

    Building off record investments made by the Patrick Administration in Veterans Services, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) today announced it has more than doubled cash grants available to employers hiring Massachusetts residents who have been unemployed for 6 months or more, or Massachusetts veterans (regardless of length of unemployment). Increased grant funding is available through the state’s Hiring Incentive Training Grant (HITG), a program of the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund.

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    1. This grant program is a valuable incentive for employers who want to boost their workforce but may need additional resources to add new hires.
    2. The Workforce Training Fund has proven to be a remarkable resource to Massachusetts businesses looking to address their business needs.
    3. Employment is a critical component for a veteran's successful transition back into civilian life.