The county manager, and WorkTrain President Frank Petrusnek, said the move to hire WorkTrain to oversee part-time employees could actually generate some funding for the county.
The federal government provides $2,400 tax credits for the hiring of part-time employees, if they fall within certain descriptions.
said the descriptions include: veterans, convicted felons, and people living on food stamps, welfare, or social security, or who are involved in vocational rehabilitation programs.
receives those credits and transfers them to "large major banks," who, in turn, can use the credits on their tax returns.
"They pay us a fee for those credits ... and then we share the money with Clayton County," he
said the county will use the money to "help train people to help get better jobs."