JOB-DRIVEN NATIONAL EMERGENCY
GRANT (JD NEG)
EMERGENCY GRANT (JD NEG)
The Job-Driven National
Emergency Grant (JD NEG),
awarded to the Connecticut
Department of Labor, is a new
grant opportunity for Dislocated
Workers and their hiring
employers. The JD NEG
Program focuses on job-driven
strategies that provide
Dislocated Workers with
opportunities to participate in
occupational and work-based
training in high-demand
Work-based training means the
job seeker is hired into full
time employment and receives
On-the-Job Training (OJT) from
their new employer.
The employer, in turn, receives
wage reimbursement subsidies (up
to certain limits)
during the new employee’s
training period to help cover
the extraordinary costs of
training. Funding is made
possible through a grant from
the U.S. Department of Labor.
with an emphasis on serving Dislocated Workers who are:
Military veterans will receive Priority of Service for training and services
made available under the JD NEG.
in the private-nonprofit or private sector
that are current with taxes and cleared by OSHA and CT Wage & Workplace
Standards Division. Additional federal requirements apply.
Central Region: (Worker
flyer) (Employer flyer)
Contact for On-the-Job Training (OJT) Opportunities:
Dislocated Workers and CT employers are encouraged to contact one of the
following partner agencies in the American Job Center network.
If you are located in another region of the state, please contact the
agency that is closest or most convenient to you.
Targeted high-growth industries: IT, Health, Finance,
Manufacturing, Engineering –
Targeted high-growth industries:
Manufacturing, Engineering, IT –
Eastern CT Workforce Investment Board: www.ewib.org
For more information on the Job-Driven National Emergency Grant, call
860-263-6588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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