HireNow preregistration is closed

New employer preregistrations are not being accepted at this time

The HireNow program has received very high demand from employers and no new employer preregistrations are being accepted at this time. If additional funding is made available for the program, preregistrations for new employers will reopen at a date to be determined. 

Hiring and Training Employer Grant Program

The Commonwealth is providing eligible employers with funding to quickly hire and train new workers – enabling more people to get back to work and meeting workforce needs.

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Employers and employees must meet certain criteria to be eligible for the program.

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Eligible funding uses

  • Reimburse new hire training costs
  • Provide employee bonuses
  • Offer tuition reimbursement