Labor Market Information. Find reports and data about employment and unemployment, wages and earnings, job outlook, training resources and careers.
Ohio Farm Worker Program. Helps employers find US workers who are willing to relocate to fill temporary agricultural and food processing jobs.
Rapid Response. Responds to plant closings or layoffs with no-cost information about services. Businesses that lay off 50 or more workers are subject to WARN notification rules.
Statewide Initiatives. Offers the state an opportunity to pilot new programs or target specific populations.
Veterans - Services to alleviate unemployment and underemployment for veterans and other eligible persons.
Wagner-Peyser - Provides labor exchange services, such as job search assistance, job referral, and placement assistance for job seekers, and recruitment services for employers with job openings.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) - Focuses on helping adults (unemployed and underemployed) and dislocated (laid-off) workers upgrade their skills, find and retain self-sustaining employment. WIA also assists disadvantaged youth pursue their higher education goals or obtain employment in high-wage and high-growth industries that lead to self-sufficiency. WIA services are provided through local One-Stop Centers.
Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) - Provides Ohio employers with a credit against their federal tax liability for hiring individuals from eleven target groups of disadvantaged job seekers.
For More Information:
Office of Workforce Development
P.O. Box 1618
Columbus, OH 43216-1618
Phone: 1-888-296-7541, Option # 0
Last Update 02/28/2013