B.C. Wage Subsidy Program | Employment Connections

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The Employment Program of BC Wage Subsidy Program is designed to assist unemployed people who are having difficulty findingfull-time work due to a lack of skills or work experience.This program provides temporary wage subsidies to employers who hire and provide work experience and skills enhancement of eligible program candidates.

Expectations when hiring for a Wage Subsidy Program…

  • You should be committed to training the employee for the position
  • The duration and rate of the wage will be directly related to the amount of training required for the employee to obtain the skills necessary to be successful in the position
  • You will issue regular pay cheques on paydays; Employment Connections will reimburse the negotiated amount on a monthly basis
  • You will be required to submit monthly reports to Employment Connections regarding the employee’s hours and wages and to commit to two on-site monitors by Employment Connections Staff during the wage subsidy period
  • The employer makes the final decision to accept or decline the client referred


To be eligible for the Wage Subsidy Program, an employer must:

  • Be a registered business with a legal business name and business number
  • Have been in business for at least one year
  • Have a position to fill that is normally part of your ongoing business operations
  • Confirm that the client would not have been hired without a wage subsidy
  • Offer a full-time position with a minimum on 35 hours per week
  • Offer the likelihood of long-term employment
  • Pay reasonable, competitive wages

Deadline: Ongoing

Contact: Employment Connections | 250-787-0024 | contact@employmentconnections.bc.ca

Website: http://www.employmentconnections.bc.ca/wage-subsidy-program-for-employers/

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