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Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program


The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program provides financial and technical assistance to West Virginia’s new and expanding businesses for training, retraining or for upgrading the skills of existing and new employees. The program emphasizes employee training specifically designed to accommodate the needs of individual employers.

The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program helps West Virginia’s businesses progress to the next level of competition. From apprenticeships to global training centers, West Virginia’s work force is on the move, sharpening skills and improving productivity.

Since 1991, the program has awarded more than $54 million to employers and has trained nearly 200,000 workers. Last year, the state dedicated $2.78 million to improve work force quality, and participating companies invested more than $66.1 million to train employees. In all, more than 8,600 workers received training through the Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program in fiscal year 2009.

To be eligible to receive funding, a company must provide documentation that they are compliant with the West Virginia Department of Tax and Revenue, Unemployment Compensation, and Worker's Compensation.

To learn more about how the Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program can assist your company, please call 304-558-2234 ext. 52005 or ext. 52045 or Contact Us.
 

Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program

The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program (GGWFP) attracts new enterprises to West Virginia and encourages the growth and expansion of the state’s existing companies. The program provides training and technical assistance to support effective employee training strategies.