Hiring?

For Employers

Job Zone d’emploi has been providing assistance and helpful resources to employers in the city of Cornwall, counties of Stormont and Dundas, for over 30 years.

Whether you are an employer looking to hire, or laying off employees due to downsizing, restructuring, or closure we can help you. Our services are free and confidential.

Wage & Incentive Programs

Additional Services Available:

  •  Apprenticeship Resources and Information
  • Possible subsidies for eligible job seekers 
  • Information on Community and Government Resources
  • Interview Rooms
  • Access to a comprehensive resource library
  • Assistance and support for Laid Off employees
  • Posting of job openings
  • Referral of Job Candidates
  • Employee Mentoring/Job Coaching

Eligibility Requirements

to Access Wage / Training Incentive Programs

Participants Must:

  • be unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • not be attending school full-time
  • be a resident of Ontario

Employers Must Not:

  • use placement services to replace existing or laid-off employees
  • begin placement prior to having the placement contract signed
  • hire a relative, i.e. son, daughter, spouse, brother, sister, etc.
  • be an Employment Ontario Employment Service provider
  • displace permanent employees
  • As well, employers must commit to:
  • developing a relevant training/work experience plan that will help the participant achieve his/her employment goal
  • providing feedback and assessments of a participant’s skill level
  • having potential for long-term employment/contract position for the participant

Employers Must:

  • provide employment in Ontario
  • put participants on their payroll and must be paid at least minimum wage
  • provide permanent employment
  • offer proper training and adequate supervision
  • comply with the Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act
  • be licensed to operate in Ontario, have a Federal Business number, Third Party Liability Insurance and appropriate safety insurance coverage either through the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) or private insurance company
  • negotiate a placement contract with a Job Developer from Job Zone d’emploi (the length and amount of the contract varies depending on the position and the participant’s qualifications)

As well, employers must commit to:

  • developing a relevant training/work experience plan that will help the participant achieve his/her employment goal
  • providing feedback and assessments of a participant’s skill level
  • having potential for long-term employment/contract position for the participant
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