Guaranteed Work Force Program (West Virginia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||West Virginia|
|Name||Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program (West Virginia)|
|Policy Category||Financial Incentive|
|Policy Type||Workforce development|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||West Virginia Economic Development Authority|
Small, medium and large West Virginia private-for-profit businesses, including but not limited to: Energy, Technology, Aerospace, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals/Plastics, Metals, Tourist Destinations, Wood Products, Biometrics, Biotech, Food Products, Printing and Warehouse/Distribution are eligible to be reimbursed for expenses incurred when training new employees. Under this program, the West Virginia Development Office can pay up to 100% or $2,000 per trainee, whichever is less, of training cost of new employees in companies creating at least ten jobs in a one-year period. Amount of award is based on wages and benefits, number of employees, and number to be trained.
|Contact Name||Sharon L. Phillips, Manager|