Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Information on the 3-Year Employment Outlooks for certain occupational groupings is not currently available on Job Bank. Until the completion of the analysis based on the 2011 National Occupational Classification is complete in December 2016, please consult the Open Data website or contact the Labour Market Information Division ( NC-LMI-IMT-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca ) to obtain further information for occupations for which outlooks are not currently available.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||Undetermined||N/A|
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 28 - Dec 02, 2016
- The provincial government has announced increases to the minimum wage. Beginning April 2017 the minimum wage in NL will increase by 25¢ and an additional 25¢ October 2017.
- The federal and provincial governments have announced $2.5M in funding for the group Rainbow Riders to make riding trails more accessible, extend outdoor riding space, construct a heated riding arena and other upgrades
- Corporate Research Associates latest business and consumer confidence index indicates that business confidence in the province is at the lowest levels seen in the last 25 years, which is not surprising with the current fiscal situation
- Nalcor, a provincial energy corporation , has reported a record breaking land sale for oil exploration off the Newfoundland coast. According to the announcement eight of the available 16 land parcels were sold for a total work commitment of $758M. The land sale included new players such as BP and NESS.
- Provincial minister Gerry Byrne has indicated that the province's minimum wage will increase in the coming months, but consultations are still ongoing. The province currently has the lowest minimum wage in the country.
- The provincial government has announced $4.7M for Job Creation Partnerships (JCP) and Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW). This funding will create employment for over 300 people.
- The provincial government has announced the termination of 13 communications positions. Three current communications directors have been laid off, while ten of the positions are currently vacant.
- The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is predicting the Newfoundland and Labrador economy will temporarily bounce back in 2016, due to a jump in oil production, but the province's GDP is expected to drop in 2017 due to major projects decline
- The provincial government has laid off 15 assistant deputy ministers following its fall fiscal update. The move was made to streamline government operations, and further actions at the senior management level are expected.
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