Emergency Relief – Worker Assistance Program

The Emergency Relief – Worker Assistance Program is a temporary program to provide financial support to employers to assist their employed workers who have been impacted by reduced hours at work as a result of COVID-19.

Who is Eligible to Participate?

Eligible employers include:

Note: Workers laid off during this period are not eligible for support under this program.

How does the Program Work?

Once you submit your completed application package, you will receive an email confirmation with your online reference number.

A program officer will contact you to review and discuss your application.

Employers who meet the program criteria are eligible to receive the following:

Note: Employers are encouraged to complete one application for the two week period. Employers will receive a 50% advance upon approval of application and the final reimbursement will be provided upon receipt of payroll verification.  Employers will be required to complete a payment claim form prior to final reimbursement.

For further details please visit: Government of Prince Edward Island

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