canadian labour market

11:18AM
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Throne speech ignores realities of federal finances
The unemployment rate rose to 5.9 per cent, in the biggest one-month jump since the 2009 recession.

11:12AM
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Don’t be like the media and politicians—actually read StatsCan data on latest job numbers

Women over 25 years old working full-time were hardest hit, with employment decreasing by 31,500 jobs.


10:39AM
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Canada’s labour markets not as strong as federal government suggests

For the average private-sector employment rate, every province (except Alberta) performed worse than every American state.


11:25AM
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A recent Supreme Court decision in the United States will allow workers in the government sector to decide whether they pay union dues or not.


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The Atlantic provinces comprise four of the five lowest ranked Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions.