If You’re Hiring in Delaware County, Help Could Be Available


If you own, operate, or manage a business in Delaware County, the Delaware County Workforce Development Board is offering assistance to your business for the training of new employees if you qualify.

Businesses that are currently hiring for positions that are considered to be High Priority Occupations in Delaware County may be eligible to receive reimbursement for a percentage of a qualified trainee’s wages during their pre-determined training period.

To learn more, contact Bill McCray at 610-876-4855.

Also, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers who hire and retain veterans and individuals from other target groups with significant barriers to employment. Employers claim about $1 billion in tax credits each year under the WOTC program.

There is no limit on the number of individuals an employer can hire to qualify for the tax credit claim, and there are only a few simple steps to follow to apply for WOTC.

For information, please call PA CareerLink Delaware County at Chester City at 610-447-3350 from Monday-Friday between 8 AM and 4 PM.

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