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The City of Racine
helps underemployed and unemployed residents gain access to employment
opportunities through its Racine Works Program (RWP). The RWP
certification is designed to promote the use of city residents as part of a
contractor’s or developer's workforce on certain city-funded construction and
private development projects.
on public works projects and development projects financed with public tax
dollars must hire a percentage of RWP-certified City of Racine residents to
work on those projects.
developers are encouraged to refer to their contract/agreement to determine
their project requirements.
To qualify for the RWP, interested
individuals must be a City of Racine resident plus meet at
least one of the following requirements:
If these requirements are met,
interested individuals should complete an RWP affidavit and schedule an appointment with our certifying agency:
RWP certification is granted, individuals will be issued a certification.
While there is no longer an expiration date for RWP certification, the
individual must continue to live in the City of Racine to remain RWP certified.
becomes invalid if you move outside Racine city limits. If an RWP
individual moves within the City of Racine, their RWP certification will need
to be updated with the new City of Racine address.
certifies the individual, you do not need to contact the City of Racine.
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