September is the fifth consecutive month to see national employment gains since the beginning of the pandemic.
“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.
Article By: Michelle PresséThe Brock NewsRead original at: https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2020/09/brock-expands-partnership-with-niagara-workforce-planning-board/ Brock University made its long-time collaboration with the Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB) official by…
Niagara enjoyed increases in employment between July and August of 2020. August’s data report 9,200 individuals gaining employment in Niagara. Compared to this time last year, however, the current data show 16,100 fewer employed Niagara residents.
Despite a lot of positives – the region’s unemployment rate went down, youth employment went up a bit and women started catching up with men in hiring – “they are only moving us back to gaining that which was lost” this year due to COVID-19.
This monthly update to the Employment Prospect Series provides an overview of job opportunities in the Niagara region. These jobs are categorized into the…
This edition of the Eye on Employment follows Niagara’s transition into stage 3 of pandemic recovery. As such, NWPB has attempted to offer as much context as possible on Niagara’s changing employment patterns.
August’s labour force survey from Statistics Canada reveals scarce job opportunities for young adults, as well as uneven employment gains along gender lines.
This monthly update to the Employment Prospect Series provides an overview of new job opportunities in the Niagara region. These jobs are categorized into…
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