Chamber hosting summer student wage subsidy session

If you are planning on hiring a summer student, there are wage subsidy programs available

Thinking of hiring a summer student for your small business? There a number of different wage subsidy options available for business people to take advantage of.

To assist in providing the most up to date information on wage subsidies for summer students the Kimberley Chamber of Commerce along with East Kootenay Employment through Work BC will be hosting a luncheon at BJs Restaurant on Thursday, March 19 at noon.

“We certainly encourage any business people to come out, Chamber member or not,” said Chamber Manager Mike Guarnery. “Anyone looking for a wage subsidy for a summer student should find this valuable.”

Presenter Justine Kennedy will be offering current information about summer student hiring options, including subsidies and how E.K. Employment can assist employers with hiring and staff training.

“She’ll talk about all the options available for student employment,” Guarnery said.

Seating is limited so please RSVP to the Chamber at 250-427-3666.