“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.”
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…
NWPB’s Adam Durrant met with Newstalk 610 CKTB’s Tim Denis to to talk about the latest tourism and employment numbers in Niagara. The interview…
The Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB) and Brock University share the common goal of wanting to help build a prosperous Niagara community with a diverse and talented workforce.
Newstalk 610 CKTB radio host Shelby Knox spoke with NWPB’s Adam Durrant about how many people are back to work and how many people…
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.
Newstalk 610 CKTB radio host Shelby Knox spoke with NWPB’s Adam Durrant about the latest employment data from Statistic’s Canada’s Labour Force Survey.
August’s labour force survey from Statistics Canada reveals scarce job opportunities for young adults, as well as uneven employment gains along gender lines.
“We are engaged in a marathon, not a sprint here,” said Durrant, a Niagara Workforce Planning Board project manager. “There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, but the tunnel is still very long.”
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