Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

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The County of Madera is offering Micro Business Grants to Micro Businesses located in Madera County, including the Cities of Chowchilla, and Madera. To qualify the Micro Business must have been in business prior to December 2019, with five (5) or less employees including the business owner. A micro business … Read More

FREE HR HOTLINE

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Got dilemmas? Get some answers! Call the the free HR Hotline to get advice on the proper and legal ways to handle a variety of situations.  

Madera County Job Fair: June 9, 2022

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The Madera County Job fair is back! Attention employers – hurry and save your spot for the job fair. Spaces will fill up fast. Fill out and email your registration form to jespinosa@maderaworkforce.org today! REGISTRATION FORM

2021 Main Street Small Business Tax Credit II

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Your business may qualify for a tax credit! Available credits are limited, so don’t delay! The 2021 Main Street Small Business Tax Credit II will provide COVID‑19 financial relief to qualified small business employers. We will be accepting online applications to reserve tax credits from November 1 – 30, 2021. The application period may … Read More

Employer Recruitment Video Service Now Available

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Are you looking for quality employees? We can help with your recruitment! Call our Business Services team to hear about the services available to employers including videos to help with your recruitment efforts!   Call us at 559-662-4540 for all the details!  

Expiration of Federal Unemployment Benefits

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On September 4, 2021, federal unemployment insurance (UI) benefit programs created under the CARES Act will expire in California and across the states. Over three million California workers impacted by the expiration of these critical federal programs were notified by the Employment Development Department (EDD). In an effort to support … Read More

Madera Workforce Awarded Disability Employment Accelerator Grant

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The Employment Development Department (EDD), in coordination with the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) and the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), granted $300,000 to Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation for the DEA 19-20 SFP. The DEA grants are part of the Governor’s Discretionary Funds awarded to design, develop, … Read More

Regional and Local Workforce Development Plan Public Notice

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PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLICATION AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AND ASSOCIATED COUNTIES REGIONAL PLANNING UNIT REGIONAL PLAN AND THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF MADERA COUNTY LOCAL PLAN FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1 2021 TO JUNE 30, 2025   The Workforce Development … Read More

EDD Awards Madera Workforce English Language Learner Grant

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EDD awards $1.35 million to provide training and job opportunities for English language learners SACRAMENTO – The California Employment Development Department (EDD) announced today that it has awarded $1.35 million to four Local Workforce Development Boards (Local Board) to implement an English Language Learners (ELL) Pathways to Careers program. These … Read More

Laid off/Furloughed Informational Virtual Meetings

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Have you been laid off or furloughed as a result of COVID-19? No Matter your occupation, education or experience – we can help! Attend on of our Rapid Response Zoom meetings for information about: Filing for unemployment insurance benefits Job search assistance No-cost job training assistance Low cost auto insurance … Read More

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