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State Representative Scott Ryan (R-Granville Twp.) has announced that area business owners can apply for a voucher that will assist in training their workers. The Ohio Development Services Agency released application dates for the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program, which trains employees in areas such as operational skills, certification processes and equipment training in a wide variety of high-demand fields.


According to the Administration, more than 122,000 employees have been trained through the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program. Under the program, employers can be reimbursed for up to 50 percent of eligible training costs.  Before receiving the reimbursement the employers must pay the entire cost of the eligible training, and employees must successfully complete the training.  In order to qualify, companies must be in operation for at least 12 months.  Reimbursement is limited to $4,000 per employee and $100,000 per employer. 


“This assistance can help both our workers and our businesses be better equipped for future contributions to growing Ohio’s economy,” Rep. Ryan said.


Employers now have the opportunity to begin the application process.  On October 14, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., applications can be submitted online and will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.   


For more information regarding the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program, please visit http://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_wtvp.htm. Representative Ryan asks that any constituents with questions should contact his office at (614) 466-1482.

 
 
 
  
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