employment

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Wynne government may make it harder for employers to hire part-time workers

In Ontario, 69 per cent of part-time workers work part time by preference or due to lifestyle choices.


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Population is not growing, employment is shrinking, and new investment spending has shrunk.


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Companies have to adjust to the market pressures they face.

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Prime Minister Trudeau earmarked millions of dollars for job-creation efforts.

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Six years after the recession, neither Southwestern, Northern nor Eastern Ontario had recovered to 2008 employment levels.

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When labour regulations are overly restrictive, they impede the ability of employers and workers to adjust to changing economic conditions.

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The new NDP government in Alberta has indicated that it will aggressively increase the province’s minimum wage from $10.20 to $15 per hour over the next three years.


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The idea that we are trapped in a “new normal” of slow economic growth has gained currency with many analysts. Proponents list a number of factors allegedly restraining the trend of growth.