Currently, the Human Services Agency is able to offer employers a $5,000 wage subsidy for all new hires of qualified participants. The subsidy will be paid in $1,000, one-month increments. That is, for the first five months of a new hire, the employer will receive a $1,000 wage reimbursement.
Interested employers should download the JobsNOW3 application or call the wage subsidy hotline: 1-877-JOB1NOW (1-877-562-1669).
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about JobsNOW3.
- 4,127 job placements have been made since May 2009.
- Over 800 employers, many of whom are local small business owners, have been able to hire despite the recession.
- Approximately $55 million dollars in wages have been pumped into the San Francisco economy.
- 82% of participating employers report that their businesses run more efficiently and 72% reported increased sales as a result of the Jobs NOW! program.