LEPC Pilot

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) has been contracted to deliver the Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC) pilot project for the communities of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton.

The project provides expanded resources for coordinating integrated planning and implementation of employment and training services enhancements and initiatives, as well as helping employers, workers and job seekers to make informed training and career decisions.

Click here to view a comprehensive video about the LEPC pilot project.

Over the course of the pilot, the WDB is pioneering new and innovative approaches to local employment planning within five strategic themes. Please see below for the list of projects under each of the five key areas

Labour Market Information and Intelligence
Labour Market Information User Guide
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Online Job Boards Report NEW!:
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MyHomeWorks NEW!: An interactive online platform that allows students to connect to local labour market information and engage with the world of work. myhomeworks.net

Integrated Planning
Alignment of Workforce and Economic Development
Project Leads: Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation and MDB Insight
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Information database AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 2018 – Leading the development of a database for information sharing amongst economic development and workforce development organizations.

Service Coordination for Employers
SME Recruitment Guide
Project Lead: Savino Human Resources Partners (SHRP)
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Mentorship Guide AVAILABLE AUGUST 2018 – A mentorship guide for employers, employment training service providers and job seekers.

Research & Innovation
Employability Skills Gap
Project Lead: Wakeford & Associates
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Agriculture/Agri-Foods – A report that investigates local strategies addressing employment issues, challenges, and opportunities in the Agriculture/Agri-Food sector. NEW!:

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Technology and Labour AVAILABLE AUGUST 2018 – A research report that investigates the job losses and/or gains in the manufacturing industry due to advancements in technology.

Newcomer Employment Integration NEW!:
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[French Version]

Shared Best Practices and Promising Approaches
Economic Development Best Practices
Project Leads: Explorer Solutions and Amer and Associates Economic Development
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Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers NEW! – A report documenting best local practices for helping people with physical, mental, visual and auditory disabilities to achieve their full employment potential.
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