Cenovus targets up to 25% workforce reductions with Husky takeover
8,600 employees and contractors currently working at the two companies.
Schooling plans uncertainty has working moms mulling workforce exit
Anything short of complete school reopening presents a crucial challenge for women in the workforce and their families.
Hexo cuts 200 jobs looking to profitability, ‘long term viability’
Withdraws 2020 outlook, citing slower pot store rollouts and early signs of pricing pressure.
Skills shortage hampers manufacturers’ competitiveness: CME
Survey shows 85% of companies from across Canada are having trouble filling job vacancies.
New approaches needed for workforce development
The use of new digital technlogies is reshaping the way education and training is being delivered.
Quebec provides $23.4M for AI workforce training
SCALE AI will deliver the programs to more than 25,000 by 2023.
Keeping Canada’s power on will require 20,000 new workers by 2022
Demand for new workers is complicated by the fact many of the jobs require substantial training.
Hiring plans for Q4 cautious, but optimistic: ManpowerGroup
Employment Outlook Survey shows job prospects in manufacturing improving.
Learning to adapt to the growing gig economy
A changing labour market is creating opportunity, pressuring business and government to adapt.
G7 labour ministers look to set plan for tech disruption in workforce
Will create an employment task force that will undertake research and craft recommendations on priority areas.
Morneau says Canada must do better on gender gaps in pay and participation
OECD rating has Canada at eighth of 29 countries for female workforce participation, 15th for equal pay for equal work.
Who’s the bully when it comes to minimum wage hikes?
Government generally has little or no understanding of how small businesses operate.
Automation: resistance is futile, our workforces must adapt
Nearly 50% of the Canadian labour force is at high risk within the next two decades, so how should we prepare?
US labour force would shrink without new immigrants: Pew Research
The number of US-born working-age adults with US-born parents will account for a smaller share of working-age population as Boomers retire.
Your workforce is aging: what you need to know about adapting
As manufacturing workforces age, employers will face a number of issues that will have to be addressed.
Ontario considers mandatory work experience programs for all students
Panel recommends partnerships between educators and employers must bridge the gap skills needs and workforce offerings.
Entrepreneurs expect to grow workforce this year
Disruption, innovation key to growth, survey says.
Air Canada to purchase up to 75 Bombardier CS300s
But the Montreal aerospace company has also announced workforce cuts affecting 7,000 positions over two years.
Oil dependent NL lacks competitive edge, study says
Aging workforce among most profound challenges, Conference Board said.
Think Lean: Broaden your hiring options
The labour shortage is real and likely to worsen in the immediate future, so think about hiring differently and then act.
SNC Lavalin to cut 4,000 jobs
Job cuts are part of its ongoing efforts to get out of underperforming business segments, company says.
Chipmaker AMD cutting 7% of global workforce
Says job cuts are an effort to improve its profitability.
Businesses feel impact of skills gap
Survey reports productivity losses, low morale and lost revenue.
Fair hiring climate for manufacturers in Q1 of 2014
Manpower survey says hiring intentions overall are stable
The maturing of Canada’s workforce
There are now more workers in retail, health care and social assistance than in manufacturing.
National household survey to focus on workforce
Statscan’s census replacement to expose Canada’s competitiveness.
Three EU aerospace firms to set up in Montreal
They like the trained workforce; moves will create nearly 200 jobs.
Stricter, more complex EI changes now in effect
EI claimants will now have to prove they’re actively job searching to keep their benefits.
GM’s Opel to end car production at German plant in 2016
Warehouse to continue operating and Bochum factory may make components
US adds 171,000 jobs in October, unemployment ticks up to 7.9%
The US economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month since July, up from 67,000 a month from April through June.
Q4 jobs outlook for manufacturers ‘respectable:’ Manpower
Mild to favourable conditions but down from last year.
Hiring favourable for manufacturing in Q3: Manpower
But one of the most subdued forecasts in two years.