Millions of workers across North America are quitting their jobs each month and not necessarily resuming other jobs. Yes, this is impacting us in Niagara as we observe a collective shift in priorities combined with nation-wide labour shortages.
About the project In 2019, the retail sector housed over 25,000 jobs in Niagara – almost 14% of all local jobs. Over the past…
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.
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.
September is the fifth consecutive month to see national employment gains since the beginning of the pandemic.
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.
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.
We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.