A new series of free webinars will inform employers and individuals in Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Six Nations and New Credit about resources and programs to support them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie will present three live webinars in partnership with Service Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency, Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, and the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
The sessions are designed to help participants make sense of the vast amounts of pandemic related information. They will explain the programs and financial resources available to businesses coping with the impacts of COVID-19. Participants can also have their questions answered by experts.
Space is limited and early registration is recommended. People can sign up for any or all of the COVID-19 webinars.
Feb. 23, 10 a.m.: In partnership with the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC). This webinar will provide manufacturers with information about ManufacturingGPS, an extensive, up-to-date labour market intelligence tool for the manufacturing sector to help with business decisions, and other EMC programs.
Feb. 24, 9:30 a.m.: In partnership with Service Canada and the CRA. This webinar will assist businesses with HR planning. It will provide an update on Service Canada programs, including its Work Sharing Program. The CRA session will cover current wage and rent subsidies and loans available to businesses impacted by the pandemic.
March 2, 10 a.m.: In partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. This webinar will feature a live presentation and Q&A session on what employers and employees need to know about employment standards and occupational health and safety as they relate to COVID-19.
Each COVID-19 related webinar will be about 90 minutes to 2 hours in length.
For more information, contact Sylvia Hentz of the Workforce Planning Board at 519-756-1116, ext. 228.