About Workforce Planning Board
The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is the expert in the labour and job market in the communities of Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Six Nations and New Credit.
We are one of 26 community-based, not-for-profit corporations established in Ontario to play a leadership role in labour force development. Comprised of representatives of Labour, Business, Education and Equity Groups, the board works collaboratively with community partners to identify key labour force issues and challenges, and to develop effective workforce development strategies.
Statement of Purpose:
The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie strengthens our communities by facilitating labour market analysis and engaging community partners in workforce development.
A skilled, resilient workforce contributing to dynamic communities and their economies.
The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie leads the development of local labour market strategies by engaging community partners and maximizing available resources.
The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie leads the development of local labour market strategies by:
- Providing evidence-based research and analysis
- Identifying employment trends
- Targeting workforce opportunities
- Initiating workforce development strategies
- Working with community partners
- Assisting employers with human resource planning