The Commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia Employment Commission are committed to assisting transitioning military, National Guard, Reserve Component Members and veterans to be productive in the civilian workforce. We also post Job Fairs, events and news directed to employers to assist them in finding a veteran that can fill their needs.
On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities are available to eligible businesses and job seekers through the Trade Act program. This resource provides a reimbursement to employers that hire and train a Trade Act-certified worker.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to all private sector businesses. It was designed as an incentive to employers to hire individuals in certain targeted groups who consistently experience high rates of unemployment due to a variety of employment barriers.
Employers requesting labor certification for the temporary or permanent employment of foreign workers are required to offer prevailing wages and working conditions for that particular occupation and to demonstrate that no similarly employed U.S. worker will be adversely affected.
Rural Services assists agricultural employers through the National Agricultural Recruitment System and registers farm labor contractors (crew leaders) and their employees, as required by the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.
Any complaints relating to the provision of services to job seekers or employers should be sent to the State Monitor Advocate, Michelle Castellow Abraham, at the Virginia Employment Commission’s Central Office, 703 East Main Street – Room 308, Richmond, VA 23219, or by calling (804) 786-6094.
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