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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter48 > 48-3006

48-3006. Job training reimbursements; employer;requirements; amount of reimbursements.(1) Job training reimbursements shall bemade to any employer who has an approved application pursuant to the TeleworkerJob Creation Act and who trains at least four hundred qualifying employeesin a qualified training program within three hundred sixty-five calendar daysfrom the application filing date and offers employment to those qualifyingemployees to work for the employer as a teleworker. The employer shall, tothe extent of available job positions, give a hiring priority preference,over other similarly qualified applicants, to those applicants who (a) residein Nebraska counties of less than one hundred thousand inhabitants, as determinedby the most recent federal decennial census, with such residence as determinedby the statement of the qualifying employee on his or her employment application,or (b) reside in areas of high concentration of poverty within the corporatelimits of a city or village consisting of one or more contiguous census tracts,as determined by the most recent federal decennial census, which contain apercentage of persons below the poverty line of greater than thirty percent,and all census tracts contiguous to such tract or tracts, as determined bythe most recent federal decennial census. Such job positions shall pay a wageof at least the then-required minimum hourly wage required by federal law.If the employer fails to provide such a hiring priority preference to oneor more of the persons entitled to it, then the employer shall lose the rightto one job training reimbursement for each such failure.(2) The amountof the job training reimbursements allowed under subsection (1) of this sectionshall be three hundred dollars for each new qualifying employee hired by theemployer after the application filing date, up to a total of five hundredqualifying employees per project, resulting in a maximum reimbursement perproject of one hundred fifty thousand dollars. SourceLaws 2010, LB1081, § 6.