Guaranteed Work Force Program (West Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place West Virginia

Applies to States or Provinces West Virginia
Name Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program (West Virginia)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Workforce development
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator West Virginia Economic Development Authority
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


Small, medium and large West Virginia private-for-profit businesses, including but not limited to: Energy, Technology, Aerospace, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals/Plastics, Metals, Tourist Destinations, Wood Products, Biometrics, Biotech, Food Products, Printing and Warehouse/Distribution are eligible to be reimbursed for expenses incurred when training new employees. Under this program, the West Virginia Development Office can pay up to 100% or $2,000 per trainee, whichever is less, of training cost of new employees in companies creating at least ten jobs in a one-year period. Amount of award is based on wages and benefits, number of employees, and number to be trained.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Sharon L. Phillips, Manager

Phone 304.558.2234
Phone 2 304-558-7027