NWPB has released its Local Labour Market Planning Report for the year 2020. This year’s report examines the data through the lens of COVID-19 and it’s impact on local business and the local labour market.
The downward trend [in unemployment numbers] looks good, but looks can be deceptive, said Adam Durrant, project manager for the Niagara Workforce Planning Board.
This briefing note is part of a series on COVID-19 and its impact on the retail trade sector. Other briefing notes in this series…
This briefing note is one of a series on COVID-19 and its impact on the retail trade sector. This piece focuses on the broader…
Niagara enjoyed increases in employment between September 2020 and October 2020, adding 6,300 people to the local employment count. Compared to this time last year, however, the current data show 6,200 fewer employed Niagara residents.
…while there is good news in Friday’s data, contained in Statistics Canada’s monthly employment report, gains Niagara experienced between September and October were…
“On the surface, it’s all good news,” said Adam Durrant, operations and research manager for the Niagara Workforce Planning Board. But, he added, “the story of the pandemic is what’s going on under the hood.”
“Whether the term is “pink-collar recession” or “she-cession,” research shows women have suffered significant economic setbacks during the COVID-19 pandemic. And as experts and government officials look toward recovery, one factor stands out: child care.”
Brock Niagara Community Observatory has released a special report written in partnership with NWPB, regarding COVID-19’s economic impact on women in Niagara’s workforce.
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