UPDATE - As of September 6, 2011
The San Francisco Examiner published an article on the latest iteration of the Jobs NOW3 program that will begin on October 1, 2011.
Please click here to read the story.
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 Jobs NOW3 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.