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Not Just a Job: A Career
Not Just an Employee: An Asset
The Chenango-Delaware-Otsego Workforce Career System is the agency to link employers with workers, and workers with the resources they need to develop their careers.
We’re a consortium of state and local agencies, including the Department of Labor, Colleges, BOCES, Chambers of Commerce, Job Corps, and Social Service Agencies.
- Help job seekers not just find a job, but develop and manage a career. That means helping them when they have a job, and when they’re looking.
- Help employers find the workers they need quickly, and the resources to improve training, workforce retention, and workforce restructuring.
Create partnerships between workers and employers that lead to long-term growth and prosperity for both.
CDO Workforce in the news ...
Click here to read about one man's reinvention, with the help of the CDO Workforce Career Center in Delhi NY.
This article appeared in the 8/2/13 edition of the Hancock Herald.
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HIRE VETERANS AND EARN TAX CREDITS FOR YOUR BUSINESS The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to businesses for hiring veterans. The VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 extended and expanded the tax credit for veterans. Through WOTC, employers can receive up to $2,400 and $9,600 in tax credits by hiring: Veterans receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits; Veterans with a service-connected disability hired within 1 year of discharge or release from active duty; Veterans with a service-connected disability who are unemployed for at least 6 months; Veterans who have been unemployed for at least 4 weeks. Veterans who have been unemployed for 6 months or more. The WOTC only applies to new employees, and the qualified veteran must start work before January 1, 2013. Before claiming WOTC on a federal tax return, employers must first apply for and receive certification that the new hire is a veteran that meets the qualifications. To find more information on the WOTC program and how to claim the tax credit, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s WOTC website at www.doleta.gov/wotc and the IRS website at www.irs.gov/form8850 . Please visit www.benefits.va.gov/VOW for additional program information. Mail certification forms to the WOTC Unit not later than 28 calendar days after the Veteran begins work to Department of Labor, State Office Building Campus, Building 12, WOTC Unit, Room 200, Albany, New York 12240. For questions, call (800) HIRE-992