Ottawa announces $247 million to create 25,000 apprenticeship positions across Canada

in May 30, 2022

The federal government is announcing nearly $247 million to help create more than 25,000 apprenticeship positions in the skilled trades across Canada. Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says the money will fund 13 programs to help small- and medium-sized employers offer apprenticeship training. In a news release, Qualtrough says that more than $45 million will go[…]

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Employers revamp hiring plans to meet talent crunch, demand for hybrid work

in Mar 11, 2022

Employers are realizing they need to be more flexible to win what experts call the “war for talent,” as job seekers maintain the upper hand in Canada’s tight labour market heading into the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest jobs numbers from Statistics Canada released Friday show a frenzy of activity in Canada’s[…]

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National survey finds employers ‘optimistic’ about hiring climate in Hamilton – Hamilton

National survey finds employers ‘optimistic’ about hiring climate in Hamilton – Hamilton

in Mar 09, 2021

The latest hiring study from the ManpowerGroup is indicating that employers are “optimistic” about the city’s hiring climate in the months ahead, thanks to widespread COVID-19 vaccinations on the horizon. The latest Employment Outlook Survey says 25 per cent of employers plan to hire between April and June with 65 per cent expected to maintain[…]

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Survey shows two-thirds of oil and gas company employers cut labour costs due to COVID-19

Survey shows two-thirds of oil and gas company employers cut labour costs due to COVID-19

in Nov 20, 2020

A survey by energy labour market organization PetroLMI shows that more than two-thirds of the employers in Canada’s oil and gas sector imposed labour cost reduction measures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, including 37 per cent who enacted permanent layoffs. The division of Energy Safety Canada surveyed 300 energy industry workers[…]

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Few Peterborough-area employers anticipate hiring in Q4 2019: report – Peterborough

in Sep 10, 2019

Peterborough-area employers are expecting a slow-paced hiring climate in the fourth quarter of this year, according to a new employment outlook survey. The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, released on Tuesday, shows that only seven per cent of area employers plan to hire for the upcoming quarter. Another seven per cent anticipate cutbacks, while 83 per[…]

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20% of Hamilton employers plan to hire this spring: survey – Hamilton

20% of Hamilton employers plan to hire this spring: survey – Hamilton

in Mar 12, 2019

[ad_1] A hopeful hiring climate was revealed for Hamilton for the second quarter of 2019, in the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. “Survey data reveals that 20 per cent of employers plan to hire for the upcoming quarter,” said Erica Melarangeli of Manpower’s Stoney Creek office. “The remaining 80 per cent of employers plan to[…]

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Who do Canadians trust most? Their employers, apparently – National

Who do Canadians trust most? Their employers, apparently – National

in Feb 14, 2019

[ad_1] Canadians are fearful that a lack of training, growing automation, globalization or international conflict will rob them of their jobs. And yet, the results of the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer indicate job-security concerns don’t seem to have dampened people’s trust in their employers. READ MORE: Engineer? Teacher? Sorry, that doesn’t guarantee job security anymore[…]

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Sarah McIver was arrested in China due to employer’s error, her aunt believes

Sarah McIver was arrested in China due to employer’s error, her aunt believes

in Dec 29, 2018

[ad_1] DRUMHELLER, Alta. –The aunt of an Alberta woman who has been released from custody in China says she believes it was a mistake by her niece’s employer that resulted in her arrest. Sarah McIver was detained earlier this month over a work-permit issue related to her teaching job, but her aunt Rhona McIver says[…]

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N.B. employers slam proposed legislation to tax heavy industry machinery and equipment – New Brunswick

N.B. employers slam proposed legislation to tax heavy industry machinery and equipment – New Brunswick

in Dec 14, 2018

[ad_1] A group representing 20 industry groups of varying sizes in New Brunswick is critical of proposed legislation that would remove a property tax exemption from machinery and equipment used by heavy industry. The Coalition of New Brunswick Employers says the affected businesses would face huge additional financial pressures. “Clearly this is another tax on[…]

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