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MINISTERIAL ORDER

No. 2021-02

LABOUR AND IMMIGRATION

Office of the Minister

 

 

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Government Organization Act and the Employment and Immigration Grant Regulation (AR 94/2009), the Minister may make grants for any purpose related to any program, service or matter under the administration of the Minister, and establish eligibility criteria for grants;

 

I, Jason Copping, Minister of Labour and Immigration, hereby:

 

1         Designate the Alberta Jobs Now Program Grant as a program grant.

 

2         Establish the eligibility criteria for the Alberta Jobs Now Program Grant set forth in the attached Schedule A.

 

 

DATED at Edmonton, Alberta this 19th day of May, 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


                                                                        Jason Copping

                                                                        Minister of Labour and Immigration

 


 

Schedule A

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Alberta Jobs Now Program Grant

 

 

 

Purpose/objective:

 

To provide a grant to Alberta employers in relation to the employer hiring one or more eligible new employees into an eligible position.

 

Eligible employers are private sector businesses, and not for profit organizations, operating in Alberta, in good standing with the Province of Alberta and meeting any additional eligibility criteria prescribed by the Alberta Jobs Now program.

 

Eligible new employees include persons who are unemployed, resident of Alberta, legally allowed to work in Canada and meeting any additional eligibility criteria prescribed by the Alberta Jobs Now program.

 

Eligible positions are employment positions with the applicant of an ongoing and full time nature that do not and would not displace any existing employee, and which meet any additional eligibility criteria prescribed by the Alberta Jobs Now program.

 

Eligible employers will receive payment in accordance with the Alberta Jobs Now program guidelines, and will be subject to the terms and conditions prescribed in the Alberta Jobs Now program guidelines.