The Work-Sharing Program is administered by HRSDC for companies facing difficulty beyond their control and forced to cut back production. Note that there is a 30 day processing time from the date the application is received.
Call Andrea Ecclestone at the local Peterborough office - (705) 750-4788.
Fact sheet on the program with basic information.
Work Sharing Fact Sheet
Employment Insurance (EI) and Work Force Reduction program due to downsizing
For companies who may have to restructure and reduce the overall number of employees, this program may help in allowing your employees who agree to leave their jobs to preserve the jobs of co-workers, to qualify for benefits.
Services for Employers
Fact sheet with a variety of services and programs dedicated to employers:
Services for employers factsheet
Information for employers
Labour Market Monitor
Monthly report highlighting business activity in the Muskoka-Kawartha Region