Sustainable employment for an ex-offender offers the opportunity to reduce recidivism by that individual and provides them with the ability to reintegrate and contribute to society. In addition, as their employer, your business may also benefit from tax incentives and programs aimed at helping you to incentivize workplace diversity and facilitate access to good jobs for American workers. Below are some

Benefits of Hiring Ex-Offenders

Federal Bonding Program

The Federal Bonding Program provides no cost fidelity bonds for returning citizens and other hard-to-place job applicants who face barriers to employment. This limits an employer's risk, liability, and insurance costs.

For more information, download the Federal Bonding Brochure.

Tax Incentives – Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.