Job Development Wage Subsidy

(Individual & Projects)

OBJECTIVE: To assist long-term unemployed or those at risk of becoming long-term unemployed by providing training and/or work experience opportunities that should lead to continuing or future employment for individuals requiring assistance to overcome labour market barriers. This could involve employing one or more individuals in new or vacant positions or projects designed to meet community needs or work experience for students over 30.

(Individual & Projects)

OBJECTIVE: To assist long-term unemployed or those at risk of becoming long-term unemployed by providing training and/or work experience opportunities that should lead to continuing or future employment for individuals requiring assistance to overcome labour market barriers. This could involve employing one or more individuals in new or vacant positions or projects designed to meet community needs or work experience for students over 30.
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OBJECTIVE(S):

ELIGIBLE SPONSORS: Aboriginal Bands/organizations. Aboriginal small business and/or corporations.

ELIGIBLE CLIENTS:

ACTIVITIES: Training and Work Experience activities designed to meet either individual or community needs and delivered through employers.

TIME FRAME: Normally 6 - 52 weeks.

WAGE SUBSIDY: Participant/Trainee - Negotiable up to a maximum of current minimum wage per hour. Private Sector employers will normally receive a 50% wage subsidy up to the maximum. Employers will be encouraged to contribute to wage costs where possible. Manager - paid to existing rate for the occupation & the responsibilities.

MANDATORY EMPLOYMENT RELATED COSTS:

TRAINING COSTS: Negotiable as required. Normally for off-the-job training costs.

OVERHEAD COSTS: Negotiable. Up to $200 per person per week (with exceptions possible on a case-by-case basis). Examples of costs include: Materials & Supplies, Travel, Equipment Rental, Photocopy, Communications, Bookkeeping Costs, Office Rent etc.

SPECIAL COSTS: Only as required. Equipment lease/rental related to activities (i.e. chainsaw, computer, vehicle rental) Costs to assist disabled workers (i.e. special equipment, renovations, one-on-one special training) (Maximum up to $7,500).

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