The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is holding a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for On-the-Job-Training (OJT), a federal program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force.

The recruitment will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center,
  and Tuesday, August 5 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Dalton Career Center,

To qualify, candidates must have proof of being a dislocated worker or be considered low income. 

Proof of being dislocated would include receiving or having exhausted unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, or having a separation notice (DOL 800 form) from a previous employer for "lack of work." 

Documentation for proof of low-income status could include receiving public assistance, such as food stamps.

Candidates must also live or have worked in the northwest Georgia area, including Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker, or Whitfield counties.

Those attending the recruitment need to bring a valid driver’s license and U.S. Social Security card.

More information on the OJT program  can be found by visiting the website at
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