Incentivizing the recruitment of a skilled workforce


City councilors approved spending 4A sales tax funds for up to $200,000 for an incentive program to help attract skilled workers to the Wichita Falls workforce.

This funding will help local employers to attract the workforce they need.
After a successful test run with the Sharp Iron Group, the 4A board suggested an expansion of the Employee Recruitment and Relocation Incentive Program. Monitored by the Chamber of Commerce, the program allows some companies to provide incentives to potential employees when hiring outside of Wichita Falls, such as housing and relocation costs.

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