Employer Application Process
( Projects, Targeted Wage Subsidy, Job Opportunities, Job Creation Partnership, Summer Student Employment Program)
Heavy emphasis on training; proposal should have a clear training plan; there should be a high possibility of employment for a majority of the clients with the employer at the end of the project; the participants not hired should have gained enough skills to be marketable in the field in which they have just been trained.
- Maximum contribution to wages for trainees is $8/hr.;
- Negotiable training costs;
- Negotiable overhead/capital costs for non-profit sponsors.
Targeted Wage Subsidy
Targeted Wage Subsidy program is designed to provide on-the-job training for Wikwemikong band members who encounter employment barriers and to provide opportunities for these individuals to enter the labour force. The Wii-ni n’guch-tood L.D.M. (WLDM) will provide a subsidy to create employment and enhance employability by providing financial assistance up to 75% of wage rates, benefits, and/or training costs.
Heavy emphasis on training' proposals should have a clear training plan; there shoul dbe a high possibility of employment for the client with the employer at the end of the project; or the client should have gained enough skills to be marketable in the field in which they have just been trained.
Contribution to wages
Up to $500 for training costs;
Some overhead costs applicable/no capital
Job Creation Partnership
As an E.I. intervention measure, the program is designed to assist skilled workers to obtain full-time employment. Some training included in a project is appreciated, but generally, the job description outlines tasks which are not part of the job tasks of the employer=s regular employees and should be of a term nature. Through these activities, the client is expected to be part of the labour force, and is in an environment that contributes to obtaining information about other job opportunities in their field.
Summer Student Employment Program
The Wii-ni n'guch-tood L.D.M. can provide a wage sudsidy up to a maximum of $11.00 per hour. Top-up contribution by the Employer are encouraged. The Summer Career Placement opportunity should be related to the student's field of study, and the maximum duration is usually 16 weeks. The student will have been attending school on a full time basis for the 2014-2015 academic school year and be returning to school on a full time bais for the 2015-2016 academic school year to be eligible for the Summer Student Employment Program.