Information on the recently announced incentives and Employment Insurance

The B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers The B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers will provide a one-time $1,000 payment to people who lost income because of COVID-19. Residents who are receiving EI Benefits or the new Canade Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) are eligible. Applications will open soon with a one-time payment in May 2020. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/covid-19-financial-supports#BCEBW Canada…

Important Notice to Clients Regarding the Transition from EPBC Services to WorkBC Services

Beginning April 1, 2019, WorkBC will offer better services for people who need support to re-enter the workforce, access training opportunities and find good jobs. The services people count on will continue to be available, with enhanced supports that include:   A better focus on helping you find and sustain employment. Help to find a…

Kootenay Career Development Society to Deliver Enhanced Employment Services to Job Seekers

Boundary-Kootenay Region, BC – Job seekers in Central/West Kootenay/Boundary will get extra support in their search for sustainable employment as Kootenay Career Development Society (KCDS) prepares to be the primary contractor for the new and improved WorkBC Employment Services program, funded by the Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. They…