Harper Government helps local businesses and employees affected by floods through Work-Sharing

The Honourable Ted Menzies, Member of Parliament for Macleod and Minister of State (Finance), on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, announced that the Harper Government has approved the use of special measures under the Work-Sharing program to assist employers and workers temporarily affected by the flooding in Alberta and Manitoba. Over 1 700 workers at Cargill Limited will benefit from Work-Sharing as the company restarts operations following the unprecedented floods.

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