to assist long term unemployed or those at risk of becoming long-term
unemployed by providing training and/or work experience opportunities
that should lead to future employment for the participants. This
program may also be utilized to provide assistance to communities
to create job opportunities or to assist with major capital cost
projects that are a benefit to the community.
Bands, organizations, Aboriginal small businesses and/or corporations.
are those who are currently unemployed, people that require new
skills or an upgrading of existing skills to secure employment
in the labor market. Those who are unemployed with skills required
to meet the community project requirements. Could employ 1 or
more people (new workers or existing positions with no staff).
Option to have Managers included in project costs. Participant
(s) should have completed a career planning assessment form or
have met with an employment counselor to discuss career planning.
and Work experience or job creation activities designed to meet
individual or community needs and delivered through employers.
from 16 - 52 weeks. Norm: 20-30 weeks for training. OR Norm:
12-30 weeks for work experience (maximum 52 weeks). Norm: 80
hours - 50 weeks for training costs only. No maximum on training
from ISETS may be made for wages of participants, wages of administrative
staff, mandatory employment related costs, overhead costs, training
costs, and special costs. All categories (except to mandatory
employment related costs) are subject to negotiation and therefore
different employers may receive different levels of contribution
for these expenditure categories.
$7.50 per hour or $300 per week. Manager is at going rate.
Costs: CPP-2.36%; UIC-4.22%; Holiday Pay-4% (as at December 2/97)
plus WCB costs.
per hour on-the-job train and $20.00 per hour off-the-job training.
allowable for incurred expenses $50.00 per week per participant.
Negotiable ($10.00 per training day).
Note: The ISETS Board
of Directors encourage all applicants of their programs to seek
financial resources other than the ISETS funds that are available,
as well as consider employer contribution whenever possible.