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Step 1: Business Information

Thank you for agreeing to take some time out of your busy schedule to complete this survey! Perennia is working with the Wine Growers of Nova Scotia (WGNS) and the Grape Growers Association of Nova Scotia (GGANS) on this pilot process to quantify labour shortages in the Nova Scotia grape and wine industries. The goal is to identify the specific labour needs, and collect information and suggestions on best practices and methods to recruit, develop and retain skilled workers. 

Instructions: Please fill out all questions.  If any question does not apply to your business, select “N/A”.  Answers are completely confidential. Data shared at any time will be aggregate only.

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* 1. Which of the following describe your business operation? (check all that apply)

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* 2. Please state which association(s) you are a member of:

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* 3. What county or counties are you operating in?

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* 4. What is the approximate acreage of your vineyard?

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* 5. Please state the estimated number of full-time (more than 30 hours per week) employees you employ year-round:

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* 6. Please indicate how many of those full-time employees are in the following age ranges:

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* 7. Please state the estimated number of seasonal employees you employ at the height of your busy season:

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* 8. Please indicate how many of those seasonal employees are in the following age range:

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* 9. What length(s) of seasonal employment do you offer?

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* 10. Do you currently employ Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs)?

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* 11. If you answered yes to question 10, please complete the following. If you answered no to question 10, please proceed to question 12.

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* 12. Please check any of the benefits listed below that you currently offer employees:

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* 13. If you do offer benefits, please select the options below you use to determine if an employee qualifies:

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