Senate Majority Leader Martin M.
Looney and House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz joined
State Labor Commissioner Sharon M. Palmer at a press
conference February 20, 2013 to release a new report on the
state’s Subsidized Training and Employment Program. The
report details the number of new jobs that have been created
as a result of the state program that provides wage subsidy
and training grant incentives to small businesses. Read
the Step Up Report Here
The Connecticut Department of Labor has been awarded a $5.8 million federal grant from the USDOL through the Green Jobs Innovation Fund that supports training for unemployed and underemployed workers to enter the state's green industry sector.
Step Up Program for Employers: Let us help you grow your company! The new “Step Up” program offers a subsidized training and employment program and opportunities for small manufacturer training grants. To see which program may fit your needs.