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Outlook & Prospects for Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services in Newfoundland and Labrador
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services (NOC 3414) in Newfoundland and Labrador.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A small number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services in Newfoundland and Labrador:
- Approximately 1,000 people work in this occupation.
- Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 66%
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 27%
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 7%
- 66% of Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services work all year, while 34% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 16% compared to 11% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 76% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 7% compared to 19% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 12% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 88% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: 20% compared to 22% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 13% compared to 15% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 60% compared to 30% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 5% compared to 13% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 25 - Apr 29, 2016
- PJ's Pets which operates Pets Unlimited, Petculture and Oliver & Pets Co. is closing 27 of its 39 stores in Canada. One store in NL, one in PEI, six in NS, three in NB, 11 in Ontario and five in BC will close. The company employs 427 people.
- Four O'Clock Vapor, a new business offering electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine in Corner Brook, will open in May 2016
- Eastern Health is closing the Masonic Park Nursing Home, resulting in the loss of 40 beds. The beds will be transferred to the Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion in St John's, by October 2016.
- Eastern Health recently announced $19M in budget cuts that include the elimination of 107 jobs and the closure of the Masonic Park long-term care facility in Mount Pearl.
- Levi John's Country Convenience in Pouch Cove recently expanded to include a Greco Pizza and a Captain Submarine Xpress. Parkside RV, located next door to the convenience store, also plans to expand its RV capacity by summer 2016.
- Molson Coors has cut three distributors in an effort to consolidate its operations in NL. Stephenville, Grand Falls-Windsor and Baie Verte have all lost their contracts, resulting in job losses for at least nine employees by February 27.
- The Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) is closing its doors in NL, as well as five other provinces, due to a national restructuring. Thirty-three employees will be affected in NL.
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