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Fisheries Labour Market

Fisheries Workforce Adjustment Service

Advanced Education and Skills is responsible for establishing fish plant worker service sites in communities designated by the Provincial Fisheries Ministerial Committee. Advanced Education and Skills partners with stakeholders to co ordinate the development and management of labour market adjustment measures and services to support displaced plant workers make a transition to other employment. The role of these sites is to establish a single point of entry for all provincial, federal, and community-based programs and services to assist displaced plant workers.

The types of services that are offered to support displaced plant workers include:

  • Individual career planning, assessment and counseling
  • Job Search Assistance, including job search techniques, resume writing and interview skills
  • Access to Labour Market Information
  • Information on provincial and federal funding programs and services
  • Assistance with accessing skills development training under the provision of the EI Program
  • Access to the Internet

Contact

For information, visit your local Career Information Work Center or contact the Advanced Education and Skills office in your area:

Avalon

Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-877-729-7888
TTY: 1-888-380-2299

Central

Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-888-632-4555
TTY: 1-877-292-4205

Western

Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-866-417-4753
TTY: 1-888-445-8585

Labrador

Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-888-773-9311
TTY: 1-866-443-4046
 
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