SACRAMENTO – The State of California’s Employment Coaching Panel announced that it will now accept and take into consideration cannabis sector applications from licensed corporations. “Licensed cannabis employers who spend the Employment Coaching Tax can now submit applications for funding of coaching contracts,” mentioned Employment Coaching Panel chief deputy director Jill McAloon. “The Panel appears forward to assisting licensed cannabis employers expand their corporations by coaching workers and new hires in sector-needed capabilities.”
The Employment Coaching Panel is the state’s premier system supporting job creation and retention by way of coaching. The Panel reimburses employers for the fees of coaching current workers, funds coaching to unemployed workers to re-enter the workforce, and assists make certain California corporations have the skilled workers they have to have to stay competitive.
“An employee’s access to coaching is important, regardless of the sector,” mentioned Nicole Elliott, Senior Advisor on Cannabis to Governor Gavin Newsom. “The Governor has created it extremely clear that we want to assistance legal cannabis corporations, and that consists of supporting these businesses’ capacity to employ, develop, and market a skilled workforce. This announcement is just one more way the State of California is undertaking that.”
The Employment Coaching Panel will course of action applications for coaching contracts utilizing the very same eligibility needs presently employed for all providers in search of funding. The Panel will also make certain regulatory compliance of valid, existing and active cannabis-connected licenses from the Bureau of Cannabis Handle the California Division of Meals and Agriculture and the California Division of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Security Branch.
For extra details about the system, please pay a visit to www.etp.ca.gov, or get in touch with (916) 327-5578.