WorkAbility IV (WA-IV) can significantly reduce the time it takes to hire a terrific candidate for your full-time positions through its custom solutions. We provide free job fairs, job posting distribution to WA-IV students, resume/application review, and candidate pre-screening. In addition, by hiring WA-IV alumni, your business can earn a possible reimbursement of up to $2,500 of new hire salary through On-the-Job Training (OJT) Funds, disabled access credit, and work opportunity tax credit.
JAN - Job Accommodation Network
JAN provides free consulting services for all employers, regardless of the size of an employer’s workforce. Services include one-on-one consultation about all aspects of job accommodations, including the accommodation process, accommodation ideas, product vendors, referral to other resources, and ADA compliance assistance. JAN - Job Accommodation Network
"ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business"
The Department of Justice's revised regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended. Includes clarified issues, new requirements, and the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards). This document provides guidance to assist small business owners in understanding how this new regulation applies to them.
- "ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business" [v.3/11, Acrobat format]
The WOTC - Work Opportunity Tax Credit
WOTC promotes hiring of individuals who qualify as members of target groups (including WA-IV students), by providing federal tax credit incentives of up to $9,000 for employers. To complete this process requires the use of the Department of the Treasury IRS Form 8850.
Enterprise Zone State Incentives
California's Enterprise Zone program was established in 1984 to stimulate business investment in depressed areas of the state and create job opportunities for Californians. Today, businesses and workers continue to benefit from the program.
- Enterprise Zone Employee Credit - Form 3553 and Instructions [v.2012, Acrobat format]
OJT - On the Job Training Agreement
An OJT agreement states that the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) will give a business entity that hires a WA-IV student a stipend covering a percentage of a new hire’s first 90 days of salary. To see a copy of this agreement please contact us.