Government of PEI – Skills PEI
SkillsPEI offers programs and services for job seekers, employers, and organizations. SkillsPEI provides assistance to unemployed individuals who are eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) and individuals who are non-EI eligible to prepare for and find employment.
Programs for job seekers: Training PEI, Career Connect, Employ PEI, Self Employ PEI, Work Experience PEI, Graduate Mentorship program
Programs for older workers: Passport to Employment
Programs for employers: Employ PEI, Workplace Skills Training, Graduate Mentorship program
Call SkillsPEI’s General Inquiries Line at 1-877-491-4766 or visit one of the offices below:
Atlantic Technology Centre, Suite 212, Charlottetown| 902-368-6290
Provincial Building, Montague| 902-838-0674
Future Tech West, O’Leary| 902-859-8898
Access PEI, Summerside| 902-438-4151
Access PEI-Wellington Outreach Site,
Access PEI-Souris Outreach Site, 15 Green Street, Souris
For more information, visit www.skillspei.com.
Funded by the Department of Workforce, Advance Learning and Population through the Canada-PEI labour market agreements.
Government of PEI – Employment Standards
Employment Standards on PEI – Workers’ rights are protected under employment legislation on PEI. The Employment Standards Act, Youth Employment Act and other labour laws clarify the rights and obligations of employees and employers and set minimum standards to ensure individuals are treated fairly in the workplace. Click here for more information.
Government of Canada – Workers’ rights & information
Wage Earner Protection Program – This program provides timely payment of eligible wages owing to workers whose employer has gone bankrupt or become subject to receivership. Eligible wages under the Program include salaries, commissions, vacation, termination and severance pay. Click here for details.
Workplace financial literacy – Workplaces that offer financial education help their employees cope with a major source of stress, leading to happier and more productive employees. Click here for details.