Employ PEI – For Employers

By mmuise

Employ PEI is an employment program to help job seekers develop new skills and gain work experience through on-the-job training. By providing a temporary wage subsidy to an employer, it helps create long term employment opportunities and assists the employer with the cost of hiring and training a new employee.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a subsidy of 50% of the wages, up to a maximum contribution of $12.50/hour to a maximum of 20 weeks.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

The employer must be:

  • a registered private sector business,
  • an organization,
  • a municipality,
  • a band/tribal council,
  • a public health or educational institution,
Application Steps:

The applicant/employer must submit their application package and receive confirmation from SkillsPEI that they have been approved for the program before they start their new job,

Documentation Needed:

The employer must submit:
1. the completed application form,
2. a detailed job description,
3. the contact details for the new employee,
4. a sustainability plan to maintain the new employee following the subsidy period.

Other Things to Note:


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