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May 11, 2020, 08:45 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The Gouvernement du Québec highlights the reopening of all construction sites and manufacturing companies

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, May 11, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On the occasion of a visit to the worksite of Construction Michel Gagnon Ltée in Trois-Rivières, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social...


Apr 28, 2020, 13:30 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - Minister Jean Boulet Confirms the Reopening of All Construction Industry Sectors as of May 11

QUÉBEC, April 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister Responsible for the Mauricie Region, Jean Boulet, is confirming that the entire...


Apr 21, 2020, 15:00 ET COVID-19 pandemic - A More Effective Placement Service for Employers and Employees in Priority Sectors

QUÉBEC, April 21, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - As of now, businesses among priority services and activities can publish information regarding their urgent labour needs. Following a rapid review, the...


Apr 16, 2020, 14:30 ET COVID-19 pandemic - Minister Jean Boulet Announces Deferral until September 1, 2020 of Payments to the Registraire des entreprises

QUÉBEC, April 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec's some 391 000 businesses will have until September 1, 2020 to pay their annual registration fee to the Registraire des entreprises. The Minister of...


Apr 15, 2020, 07:00 ET COVID-19 pandemic - Minister Jean Boulet Confirms Minimum Wage Increase Effective May 1

QUÉBEC, April 15, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - To help mobilize workers, especially in the current context, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister Responsible for the Mauricie...


Apr 13, 2020, 16:25 ET COVID-19 pandemic - Minister Jean Boulet Confirms the Inclusion of Residential Construction Sites in the List of Priority Services and Activities

QUÉBEC, April 13, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - With the consent of Québec's public health authorities, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister Responsible for the Mauricie...


Apr 08, 2020, 18:43 ET COVID-19 pandemic - Minister Jean Boulet Makes a Positive Assessment of the Temporary Aid for Workers Program

QUÉBEC, April 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister Responsible for the Mauricie Region, Jean Boulet, announced that the Temporary Aid for...


Mar 28, 2020, 14:00 ET Québec Parental Insurance Plan - Minister Jean Boulet Announces Easing of Conditions for Workers on Parental Leave Who Lend Assistance to Their Employers

QUÉBEC, March 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec government will accommodate healthcare system workers who wish to interrupt or postpone their parental leave in order to participate in the response...


Mar 26, 2020, 13:10 ET COVID-19 - Become a volunteer: sign up online at jebenevole.ca

QUÉBEC, March 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Jean Boulet, is making a call for solidarity. All Quebecers are invited to lend a hand to community...


Mar 16, 2020, 17:52 ET The Gouvernement du Québec announces a temporary assistance program for workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

QUEBEC, March 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - To counter the spread of COVID-19 and encourage the isolation of workers, François Legault, the Premier of Québec, and Jean Boulet, the Minister of Labour,...


Apr 27, 2018, 10:00 ET The U.S. company Reel FX chooses Montréal for its new animation studio - 400 jobs will be created over the next three years.

MONTRÉAL, April 27, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Reel FX is expanding its operations to Montréal and plans to make the Montréal studio its animation flagship in Canada, thereby creating 400 jobs by late 2020. ...


Apr 25, 2018, 14:31 ET Media invitation - Announcement of significant investment in visual effects - Creating hundreds of jobs and training new talent

MONTRÉAL, April 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the Strategic Forum ''Montréal: alive with the international'', the Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, Mr. François Blais as well as...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:45 ET Final Report of the Expert Committee on Guaranteed Minimum Income - Moving Toward a Transformed and Enhanced Income Support System

QUÉBEC, Nov. 13, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Expert Committee on Guaranteed Minimum Income released today its final report, in which it presents 23 recommendations consistent with a global vision of what ...


Jun 13, 2017, 10:50 ET Québec launches the first Ministerial Strategy for Labour Market Integration of First Nations and Inuit people

QUÉBEC CITY, June 13, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Gouvernement du Québec today launched the first Ministerial Strategy for Labour Market Integration of First Nations and Inuit People, which will allow...


Jun 13, 2017, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Labour market integration of First Nations and Inuit people/

QUÉBEC CITY, June 12, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Capitale-Nationale region, Mr. François Blais, the Minister responsible for ...


Jun 12, 2017, 14:00 ET Notice to the media - Labour market integration of First Nations and Inuit people

QUÉBEC CITY, June 12, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Capitale-Nationale region, Mr. François Blais, the Minister responsible for ...


Jun 28, 2016, 18:09 ET The Forum of Labour Market Ministers to hold consultations on labour market transfer agreements

QUEBEC, June 28, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers reinforced their commitment to collaborate on key opportunities and challenges facing the Canadian workforce and...