Utica, NY (WIBX) - Healthcare employers could get up to $5,000 for hiring a worker who has taken part in an On-The-Job Training Program.

The program is offered through Workforce Investment Board of Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Counties.

The OJT program is federally funded and gives new hires the experience and skills needed for the job learned from professionals in the field.

Employers interested in the program can contact the nearest Workforce Investment Board office.

Herkimer County:

320 N. Prospect Street, Herkimer, NY 13340. (315) 867-1400

Madison County:

1006 Oneida Plaza Drive, Oneida, NY 13421. (315) 363-2400

Oneida County:

NYS Office Building, 207 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501. (315)793-2219

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300 West Dominick Street, Suite 1, Rome, NY 13440. (315) 356-0662