The KANSASWORKS Employer Partner Incentive connects job seekers with disabilities to employers. Employers participating in the Employer Partner Incentive are eligible to receive up to $3,000 per full-time qualified candidate hired ($1,500 for the first 90 days and an additional $1,500 after the first year of full-time employment) and up to $2,000 per part-time qualified candidate hired ($1,000 for the first 90 days and an additional $1,000 after the first year of part-time employment).
To participate in the Employer Partner Incentive, employers must first contact KANSASWORKS at (877) 509-6757. Employers will follow their normal screening process and if an eligible participant is hired KANSASWORKS staff will assist the company in completing an agreement form. Once completed, the agreement form must be emailed to EPIapplication@kansascommerce.com.
18% of Americans are born with a disability, this is a population anyone can join at anytime. Employers that choose to hire individuals with disabilities report that these employees consistently exceed expectations and demonstrate an increased loyalty and attendance record. The average accommodation for an employee with a disability is less than $500 and a variety of resources are available to employers.