Work and Employment 2017

  1. Work and Employment – Introduction

    People doing paid and unpaid work contribute to economic growth and Niagara’s overall living standard. The capacity of individuals and their families to participate in the economy and community is related to access to quality jobs, workers’ ability to make a living wage, and how readily employers are able to...
  2. Jobs in Niagara

    Average Income Following are two tables showing 2015 tax filer data for the St. Catharines – Niagara Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), which does not include Grimsby and West Lincoln. The Median after-tax income for 2005 was $27,437 and for 2015 it was $28,521.   Source: Statistics Canada – 2016 Census....
  3. Employment Services in Niagara

    Contact details for Employment Ontario Service Providers in Niagara; the 5 Social Assistance and Employment Opportunities (SAEO) office locations operated by Niagara Region Community Services; and other related service providers are available on the Linking Niagara website at http://linkingniagara.ca/hiring-services/ Adult Literacy Organizations Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs help adults...
  4. Labour Force in Niagara

    Source:  Statistics Canada Retrieved From: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/labor35-eng.htm Of the total labour force of 218,600 in the St. Catharines-Niagara CMA, 203,100 were employed in 2016, up from a recession period low of 181,100 in May and June of 2009.  The unemployment rate for the St. Catharines-Niagara CMA in 2016 was 7.1%, reflecting...
  5. Niagara-wide Coordination and Planning

    Workforce Planning The Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB) is one of 26 similar boards covering four regions in Ontario. These boards are funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development under Employment Ontario.  NWPB’s mandate is to gather intelligence about the supply of labour and the demand side...
  6. Workplace Injuries and Workplace Psychological Health and Safety

    Workplace Injuries in Niagara The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) in Ontario measures Lost-Time Claims per 10,000 Employed Workers over the age of 15.  This measure relates to employee health and workforce productivity.   WSIB classifies employers according to whether they are Schedule 1 (businesses and industries) or Schedule 2...
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