Summary: H.R.3554 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/17/2015)

Jobs Now Act of 2015

Amends the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to direct the Department of Labor to carry out a two-year pilot program to award competitive grants to general local government units or community-based organizations to retain, employ, or train employees who provide them a public service.

Prescribes program requirements, including that:

  • each unit or organization grantee give priority to the retention, employment, and training of veterans, individuals with disabilities, individuals who receive unemployment benefits, or dislocated workers; and
  • Labor give priority to the award of grants to units and organizations with high unemployment, foreclosure, and poverty rates.