§5B-2D-5. Program activities

Published: 2015

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WVC 5 B- 2 D- 5

§5B-2D-5. Program activities.

The primary concern in the provision of training services

shall be the needs and types of services identified by the

employer. A college or university, community college or area

vocational education center shall be given initial consideration to

provide any training, retraining, or job upgrade training. The

employer will have the opportunity to participate in the selection

of a training provider and training program curriculum. Training

services may begin upon execution of a written agreement between

the West Virginia development office and the employer.

Program activities may include, but not be limited to, the


(a) The performance of a job skills analysis and the designing

of a training curriculum for an employer.

(b) The recruitment and referral of trainee applicants to an


(c) The provision of off site pre-employment training to

prospective employees of a new or expanding business or industry or

to existing employees for purposes of retraining or upgrading:

Provided, That on site pre-employment training may be provided if

off site pre-employment training is not practical.

(d) Retraining of employees in response to a technological


(e) The provision of job upgrade training, if the training

will retain or increase the employer's total work force.

(f) Contracting with persons, public or private educational

institutions, agencies or other bodies for training or consultative

services for an employer.

(g) The provision of materials and supplies used in the

training process, instructors with specialized skills,

instructional training aids and equipment, consultative services

relative to highly specific or technical data and other services.

(h) Assisting a foreign employer locating or expanding in this

state by familiarizing the employer's foreign personnel with the

work attitudes, work methods, expectations, customs and life style

of employees who work within this state.

(i) Taking any other action that is considered to be necessary

or desirable for the furtherance of the provisions of this article.

Funds may not be awarded or reimbursed to any business or

industry for the training, retraining or upgrading of skills of

potential employees with the purpose of replacing or supplanting

employees engaged in an authorized work stoppage.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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