Employment Enhancement Program

By mmuise

The Employment Enhancement program supports employers in the forestry, aquaculture, agriculture, and fishing sectors engaged in value-added secondary processing by providing funding to employers to create sustainable, long-term employment or seasonal employment and a training allowance to support new employees.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a wage subsidy of 75%, to a maximum of $15 per hour, for a period of 10-28 weeks, plus a training allowance up to $3,000 for the individual hired.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

The applicant must:

  • be an organization,
  • be incorporated or a sole proprietor,
  • have a Canada Revenue Agency business number,
  • be in good standing with Registry of Companies and Deeds,
  • have an office location/base in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • adhere to the all relevant Terms and Conditions of the Employment Enhancement Program.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. register and create an account in the Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills LaMPSS payment system to apply on-line,

2. complete and submit an online application and wait to be notified by email after a decision is made on the application – within 20 business days of receipt of a complete application.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. an online application form,
2. a job description,
3. a training description.

Activity and Financial reports for Self-employment Assistance Coordinator should be completed online using LaMPSS Self-serve functionality.

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