Wage Subsidy Program
The Wage Subsidy Program offers a helping hand to both job seekers and employers.
If you are currently on EI (or have been within the past 5 years or have earned at least $2000 of insurable income in 5 of the past 10 years), this program may help you get your dream job.
If you are in need of employees and would like help paying them while they learn the job, this program is worth exploring.
Job seekers get:
To learn more about a program that has already benefited hundreds of people in BC, call us at KCDS: 250-352-6200 (Nelson) or 250-365-6515 (Castlegar)
HERE IS WHAT PROGRAM USERS HAVE TO SAY:
“I don’t know why more people aren’t utilizing [the wage subsidy program]. It’s not administratively heavy. It helps with the learning curve. Bob was helpful and there’s not much paperwork. It’s a great program.”Shersty Motor Company
“Simple. The process was very easy, efficient and easy to administer once approved. The financial assistance provided by the program made it affordable to train employees to a standard that they need to be trained. Simplest reporting I’ve ever seen.”Krueckl Financial Services Inc
“We’ve had tremendous success with the Wage Subsidy program. It has helped our small business to invest in recruitment activities that would not otherwise be possible. Mandala really believes in hiring and purchasing local. We invested $1.4 million in the local community last year. We know we could buy online, etc – but make choice to stay local, buy local and hire local. The wage subsidy program helps us to stick to this value – and hire local!”Mandala Homes
“If I am ever in need of a reliable employee who wants to work, I will definitely come back to the [wage subsidy] program. It is definitely not as complicated as one might think. It’s a great program for both employers and people wanting to work. I can’t think of why a company wouldn’t use it for the cost savings it allows to hire and train a new employee.”Cantrill Distributing Inc.