Financial Incentives for Hiring Unemployed Nevadans

This month’s issue of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce‘s Business Voice features an article about Silver State Works, which provides businesses financial incentives for employing out-of-work Nevadans.

Employer-Based Training

Silver State Works will provide a training allowance to a business providing 24 hours of training a week, for a total of up to six weeks.

Employer Incentive Job Program

If your new hire requires training, Silver State Works will reimburse you for a portion of the employee’s salary during the training period, up to 50% of the gross wages, up to 40 hours a week.

Incentive-Based Employment

Silver State Works provides incentives to keep new hires employed, for up to 120 days.  For each 30-day period of employment, Silver State Works will pay $500.

How do businesses participate?

1.  Provide proof of unemployment insurance and a valid business license.

2.  Contact Nevada Job Connect Business Service Office at (702) 486-0129 or

3.  Once approved, you can post your job openings through the Employment Security Division, which provides screening of all candidates.

Let’s put Nevadans back to work!