US jobless rate sinks to 3.9% as many more people find jobs
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers added a modest 199,000…
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?
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.
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.