WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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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