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Wage Subsidy Program (WSP) & Transitional Employment Program (TE) 2013-2014

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Wage Subsidy Program (WSP) & Transitional Employment Program (TE) 2013-2014

Appropriation Level: $950,000

Using wage subsidies as a hiring incentive, non-profit agencies work with employers to develop positions for individuals who have been unable to find employment through conventional means. The non-wage subsidy portion of the contracts is performance-based and vendors earn reimbursement as participants become employed, transition to and retain unsubsidized employment. Program goals are:

  • Completion of 30 days in subsidized employment;
  • Transition to unsubsidized employment;
  • Completion of 90 days in unsubsidized employment, or 120 days for direct placement.

The SFY 2013-14 $950,000 appropriation was originally programmed for the Wage Subsidy Program (WSP) and Transitional Employment Program (TE) contract cycle that ran 1/1/09 – 3/31/14 but was reprogrammed to support the new round of Wage Subsidy contracts that began on 9/1/15.

Program Funding Detail
Program Funding State Fiscal Year Cycle
Wage Subsidy Program (WSP) $950,000 SFY 2013-14 9/1/15-8/31/21
Total $950,000    

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