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Hiring a people who have an intellectual disability is smart business. Many employers across Ontario have reaped the benefits of tapping into this labour pool. There are people and resources available to support employers to successfully hire people who have an intellectual disability.

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As an employer, your workforce is your most valuable asset. Employment Ontario has services right across Ontario that can help you.

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Hiring employees: Get help finding and hiring skilled employees and learn about a number financial hiring incentives available to employers.

Healthy Work-Life Balance

A Guide for Employers


This publication grew out of a partnership with Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board, Elgin St. Thomas Public Health, Middlesex London Public Health and Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services.


What is Healthy Work-Life Balance? 

Health and wellness


Workforce Focus newsletter, September 2013, Vol.8 Issue 4. 

Highlights for Elgin Middlesex and Oxford region:

Workplace Core Competencies Action Plan - March 2013


In December 2007, United Way of London & Middlesex and the City of London released Literacy in London & Middlesex: An Opportunity to Reach our Full Potential, a report of the current state of literacy in the community. One fifth of adults in the community are functioning at the lowest level of literacy.

Post Pandemic Scenario Planning Report (2020 - 2022) - London Economic Region

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Thursday, March 25th, 2021 Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board released the "Post Pandemic Scenario Planning Report (2020-2022) - London Economic Region" through a webinar event held between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. EST. The project offers decisional support for the post pandemic economic and labour market recovery. The scenario planning project was adopted by nine workforce planning boards in Southwestern Ontario, members of the Workforce Planning West consortium, in a larger effort to help with the post pandemic workforce planning in Southwestern Ontario.

Annual Review of the London Economic Region Labour Market (2019-2020)

This report presents an annual review of the labour market performance in the London Economic Region in 2019-2020. The first part of the document looks at the regional labour market conditions before the start of COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting a few structural factors that will shape the labour market recovery post COVID-19. The second part of the report offers a bird eye view on the business and workforce’s challenges faced by employers in the London Economic Region after the COVID-19 pandemic’s official recognition (March 2020). A few follow-up recommendations are advanced.