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In order to best protect confidential and other important data, the ODJFS website will no longer support several outdated web browsers. Effective December 5, Internet Explorer 6 or older, Opera 4 or older and Netscape Navigator will no longer work on ODJFS sites that are https-enabled. Individuals can download the most recent version of Internet Explorer here and the most recent version of Opera here.
Federal Programs  

The Office of Workforce Development operates several federal programs that focus on improving Ohio’s workforce through career and job search related services, assistance to employers, training, and education. These workforce programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.

 
Apprenticeship  teaches high-level skills for today's workplace by combining classroom and on-the-job training.

new2   Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program (CCMEP) provides employment and training services to eligible individuals based on a comprehensive assessment for low-income Ohioans aged 16-24.

 

It's Working!
 
During the past program year, Ohio provided over 592,629
adults and dislocated workers with self-service
and information activities
through our OhioMeansJobs Centers. 


Farm Worker Program helps employers find workers who are willing to relocate to fill temporary agricultural and food processing jobs.

Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) helps employers hire foreign workers when there are an insufficient number of U.S. workers who are willing, able, or available to perform a job.

Labor Market Information (LMI) compiles reports and data about employment and unemployment, wages and earnings, job outlook, training resources and careers.

Rapid Response and Layoff Aversion - 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.

new2 Trade program assists workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade, with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support to become reemployed

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 Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), signed into law June 2014, supersedes the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).

Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) incentives for hiring individuals from certain groups of disadvantaged job seekers.


 

Last Updated: 10/05/2016