Work Smarts — Wage subsidy program
As an employer in Atlantic Canada, you can apply to receive funding in the form of a wage subsidy if you hire a recent post-secondary graduate. The funds help cover up to 50% of the employee's wages.
To qualify, you must provide:
- A $8.5/hr salary top-up (making the minimum salary $17/hr)
- Up to 26 weeks of employment
- Relevant work experience
- Time for the graduate to attend certain training
Other conditions apply.
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