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Al Wilson, Executive Director

Tina Stevens, Project Manager

Employer Leadership Council

Employer Leadership Council (ELC) is a project of the Workforce Planning Board. The Employer Leadership Council (ELC) is an unique forum for local employers to discuss experiences, challenges and concerns in recruiting and retaining good employees.

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Workforce Planning Board

The Workforce Planning Board of York Region & Bradford West Gwillimbury (WPBoard) is a non-profit, community-based organization developing solutions to local labor market needs and issues.

To achieve this objective, the Workforce Planning Board undertakes the following activities:

  • Development of annual Local Labor Market Update that includes up-to-date information on employment conditions in our community through analysis of a variety of local employment statistics pertinent to our community as well as local consultations and review of local media and literature reports.
  • Fostering of local partnership activities that address specific issues, trends, opportunities and priorities identified in the Local Labor Market Update report.
  • The WPBoard website is rich with information to support employers looking to expand their workforce and job seekers who are unemployed or underemployed. Resources include information on connecting to Employment Ontario Service Providers who can support you in hiring qualified employees, your job search leading to employment, starting your own business, literacy skills upgrading or transitioning into a new career all at no cost to you the employer or job seeker.

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