2012-2017 Evaluation of the Canada-New Brunswick Labour Market Development Agreement Summary
Labour Market Development Agreement
- $90M is invested annually to help unemployed EI eligible individuals in New Brunswick find and maintain employment.
- New Brunswick designs and delivers programs and services similar to Employment Benefits and Support Measures.
- Programs and services include Training and Skills Development (including Apprentices), Employer Wage Subsidy, Self-Employment Benefit and Employment Assistance Services.
|Program/Service||Number of Interventions 2014 to 2015||Total Expenditure 2014 to 2015|
|Employment Assistance Services||3,983||$55,142,000|
|Adult Learning and Training Supports||2,192|
|Adult Learning and Training Supports - Apprentices||25,761||$11,651,000|
|Training on the Job||1,632||$9,586,000|
|Nunavut Entrepreneurial Incentive||286||$5,152,000|
- Improved the labour market attachment of participants (compared to non-participants)
- Reduced dependence on Employment Insurance and Social Assistance
- Providing Employment Assistance Services early during unemployment claim produced larger impacts
- Social benefits of participation exceeded costs of investments for most interventions
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