Hamilton County JFS part of employment grant for heroin recovery.

Ohio’s workforce is expected to get an $8 million infusion to combat chronic absenteeism, drug-positive tests, productivity issues and a general lack of employees that have followed the opioid epidemic into the workplace.

The money will go to an array of innovations and services, including:  

  • Employers who hire people in recovery.
  • Addiction services apprenticeships at community colleges.
  • Job training and recovery support to help the unemployed get back to work.

Read more in the Cincinnati Enquirer

 

 

 

by J.D. Bruewer

Filed Under: News

Tagged: abuse, employment, hamilton county department of job and family services, hamilton county job and family services, job and family services, OhioMeansJobs, public assistance, unemployment, Workforce Development