An attractive economic region needs sustainable companies and qualified employees. This is what the Münsterland Regional Agency is working for. It strengthens employees, employers, job seekers and all other stakeholders to make the labour market in Münsterland even better.
The Münsterland Regional Agency provides an overview of labour market policy support instruments, concepts, programmes and projects. It shows companies what opportunities are available and how versatile they are - and also provides support with applications for them. As an interface in labour market policy between the region, the state of NRW and the EU, it also provides information on current topics and creates points of view. The focus is on digitalisation and the recruitment of skilled workers, but also on the social aspects of the labour market such as fair pay and inclusive employment.
With financial support from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the European Social Fund:
The Corona pandemic leads to massive restrictions in public life and poses great challenges for all of us. Events - including those of the Münsterland Regional Agency, of course - are no longer taking place. Instead, new formats, especially digital ones, are becoming increasingly important and are replacing face-to-face exchanges wherever possible.
We in the Münsterland Regional Agency team are therefore doing our best to support the region in these difficult times, for example with our advisory services on the topics of the education cheque, counselling on potential and unternehmensWert:Mensch. We also continue to work on facilitating projects that give Münsterland new economic impetus and will be more important than ever in the future. And we continue to develop concepts, strategies and instruments to be prepared for anything in the future and to be there when public life slowly returns to normal.
The latest information on Corona can be found here on the special page of the NRW Ministry of Health, and daily updates from the state government can be found here. You can access the Corona Dashboard for NRW here.
Your team from the Münsterland Regional Agency
Gesellschaft für innovative Beschäftigungsförderung mbH: The G.I.B. NRW provides companies, the self-employed and multipliers with an overview of financial support options for companies and the self-employed on its website for easier orientation.
ESF in NRW: Information for grant recipients and tips on Corona virus and the implementation of labour policy programmes in North Rhine-Westphalia can be found here.
The Employment Agency points out how important it is to extend the notification of short-time work in good time if necessary. Companies that are still in need of short-time work can easily extend their notification by sending it informally by post or e-mail to the Employment Agency. The following information must be provided so that it can be correctly assigned and quickly processed:
Currently, an extension is possible for a further six months up to a maximum of 12 months. Due to a planned change in the law, however, this is to be extended to a maximum of 24 months in future, writes the Employment Agency.
The son disappears for hours in the workshop? The daughter prefers to be on the construction site? The best prerequisite for an apprenticeship! In order to get even more pupils interested in precisely this educational path, the Münsterland Regional Agency, together with the NRW Training Consensus, has launched the "Aus(bildungs)checker" campaign. This campaign is not only aimed at young people, but also explicitly at their parents. It informs about the advantages of vocational training and wants to encourage parents to support their child in this decision for the future.
Much more information, for example on the topics of digitalisation, skilled workers, qualifications and information, can be found on the following pages: