State Representative Denise Merrill is given a tour of Whitcraft, an aerospace components manufacturer, by Whitcraft President Jeff Paul to highlight the success of their Incumbent Worker Training Program.

Overview Services Training Recruitment

Tax Credits-
Work Opportunity and Welfare-to-work:
Employers can receive thousands of dollars in federal tax credits by using the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and the Welfare-to-Work (WtW) Tax Credit for hiring individuals who meet tax credit eligibility requirements. There is no limit to the number of newly hired individuals that may qualify an employer for tax credits.

Manufacturer’s Apprenticeship:
This tax credit is designed to encourage the development of skilled workers through apprentice training programs in order to counter the current and projected shortage of skilled craftworkers in the manufacturing trades which exists in Connecticut

Labor Market Information-
Wage Surveys
Employment Trends
Job Growth
Unemployment Statistics

Workplace Literacy-
Communication is key for improvement of overall job performance, job retention or career advancement. This program is designed to benefit your employees who need help with the English language, literacy and basic math skills. Trained staff will provide comprehensive service including:

  • Discussing your concerns with regards to language barriers on-the-job.
  • Assessing your employee’s needs.
  • Developing outcome measures.
  • Integrating actual workplace materials into the teaching.
  • Providing follow-up to evaluate employee’s progress in the workplace after the program is complete.

Showcase Your Business-
Assistance in hosting a company tour to bring awareness of your business as a great place to work and to create new networking opportunities.

Downsizing
CTWorks East will provide a Rapid Response Team who will deliver services and support to you and your employees during this difficult time.