News briefs (September 25, 2000)

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/05/2001

BONUSES FOR NORTHERN SERVICE

Victoria — British Columbia is offering a $12,000 bonus to every child protection worker in the rural northern part of the province in an attempt to alleviate severe staff shortages in the area. A child protection worker who makes a two-year commitment to stay in the north receives $4,000 after the first year and $8,000 after the second.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE LIKELY TO DROP AGAIN