Premier Brian Pallister has announced the new Manitoba Back to Work This Summer initiative. He says employers can apply to receive funding for up to five employees hired or rehired. He explains the program will cover 50 percent of total wages paid from now to August 30th to a maximum of 5 thousand dollars per worker and 25 thousand per business. He notes they’re providing this subsidy support to small businesses so they can help them create jobs and re-open the economy but most importantly so they can help their employees return to work or they can help others who are looking for jobs find that work.
The application form will be available next week with a deadline of August 30th. Businesses can learn more about this and other government programs at www.manitoba.ca/supportforbusiness.