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Serving Southwestern Illinois Counties

​ WorkNet Centers are far more than Workforce Services. Businesses can find resources that meet needs for doing business in Illinois and you may find a few good employees as well.

Businesses

By contacting MAWIB businesses can find the following FREE services:
  • Find employees that meet your needs through a statewide network
  • Apply for On-The-Job Training Reimbursement for employee training
  • Learn how to earn Federal Income Tax credits for new hires
  • Offer On-site Dislocated Worker Program assistance to employees
  • Emergency assistance adapted to particular closing or layoff circumstances
  • Coordination with Labor Management Officials
  • Unemployment insurance forms, information and state resources
  • Network with companies to help your business grow
 
When facing a business challenge, One Stop Centers are just that - one stop that connects you with resources, programs, and people that can help
  • Information and assistance in accessing Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit, Grants through Empowerment Zones; Trade Adjustment Benefits
  • Advice on American with Disability compliance; Unemployment Insurance
  • Info on job trends, wage surveys, the local labor market
  • Onsite business needs assessments
  • Services for Employers who are downsizing
  • Coordinate on-site layoff assistance orientation for dislocated workers to educate affected workers on re-employment, retraining services, and filing of unemployment insurance benefits
  • Apply for grant money if necessary
  • Labor Market Information - Economic and Analysis Division provides several publications regarding local labor markets, wage survey, job outlook and trend along with current unemployment statistics. This information is available within the One Stop Centers.
  • Illinois Employer Council - Employers have the opportunity to work directly with One Stop Centers to help identify and solve the employment and information needs of Illinois employers.
 
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