Madison County, New York

Industrial Development Agency

Training & Development

Madison County has a full service “One-Stop” Career Center located in Oneida which serves the entire County. Staff can assist with recruitments by placing your job orders on the State job bank and by holding recruitment events at the Center.

The center is also at the hub for workforce training programs. When federal or state dollars are available through one of the available incentive programs, it can subsidize wages if you hire a candidate who needs training or may be able to help with training for your incumbent workforce.

Madison-Oneida B.O.C.E.S.
The Madison-Oneida Board of Cooperative Education Services (B.O.C.E.S) provides a multitude of vocational programs for high-school juniors and seniors as well as adults in fields such as, Allied Health, Business, and Criminal Justice, various Technology applications, and Early Childhood Education.

Working Solutions/One-Stop Job Center
In Madison County, there is a One-Stop Job Center that manages federal and state grants for employee training. Examples of the types of programs that the Madison County One-Stop Job Center administers include the following:

  • On-the-Job Training (OJT): An OJT grant returns up to 30% of the newly hired trainee’s pay until the employee is proficient in their new job. Another 20% of pay is allowed if the newly hired employee has been unemployed for a long period of time. This helps the employer cover the high cost of training.
  • Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act: This program help businesses begin hiring again. Eligible businesses can earn a 6.2 percent payroll tax cut (or their share of Social Security taxes) on wages paid during a specified time period.
  • Worker Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) to hire targeted populations. For example, businesses can receive up to $2,400 in federal tax savings for hiring low-income individuals with barriers to employment.The One-Stop Job Center is your one stop resource for all the federal and state programs that may be available to your business. And remember that Madison County has a host of additional incentives beyond job training to support business growth.

Madison County One-Stop Job Center /

Working Solutions One-Stop Career Center

1006 Oneida Plaza Drive
Oneida, New York 13421
Contact: Lorraine Schmidtka
(315) 363-2400
[email protected]

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