Special Programs

Allow your business to grow, fill vacant codes or recover lost production by participating in one of our specialized programs: EC Works, Transitional Subsidized Employment.

EC Works

The Employment Connection is offering reimbursable subsidized wages. You could receive a monthly reimbursement for each full-time newly-hired Employment Connection jobseeker. Save money by bringing on board new employees and invest in a quality workforce.

  • The goal of subsidized employment is to provide training and supervision to an employee to help lead them into unsubsidized employment upon the completion of the agreed subsidized period.
  • Your decision to hire and retain this employee demonstrates your profound commitment to investing in a high-quality workforce while helping your business grow and stay healthy.

Subsidized Employment Terms:

  • Subsidy only applies to newly-hired EC Works applicants.
  • Employers assume responsibility for wages for each jobseeker hired.
  • Employers must submit a monthly invoice to receive their reimbursement payments.
  • Employers must provide training and supervision.

Employment Connection

Transitional Subsidized Employment (TSE)

The Employment Connection partners with De Anza Community College Occupational Training Institute (OTI) to offer the Transitional Subsidized Employment program to employers. The program benefits employers by assisting with staffing needs at no cost. TSE assists growing businesses by subsidizing TSE employees’ wages for the first three months of full-time employment. The program is designed to help people re-enter the workforce and promote business growth.

To seek a TSE opportunity, please prepare a detailed job description of the full-time position and contact an OTI Representative at (408) 864-5772 or visit www.deanza.edu/oti/TSE.html.

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