State and Local Monetary Incentive Job Programs

Incentives include but are not limited to:

Employee Training Grants
As a division of Workforce Grant and Program Management, Customized Training offers grant funding to train New Jersey workers.

Apprenticeship Training
Apprenticeship is a relationship between an employer and an employee during which employee, or apprentice, learns a highly skilled occupation. The programs consist of a combination of both classroom and on the job training.

Workfirst NJ On the Job Training Program
Employers may receive up to half of their new employees’ gross wages for up to 26 weeks to help defray the costs of their training.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit
A Federal tax credit incentive for employers to hire individuals from certain targeted groups.

Federal Bonding Program
Provides Fidelity Bond insurance for the first six months of employment for hard-to-place job applicants.

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