Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Laval Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Labourers in Rubber and Plastic Products Manufacturing (NOC 9615) in the Montreal census metropolitan area, including the Laval region.
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 strong.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Labourers in Rubber and Plastic Products Manufacturing in the census metropolitan area of Montreal, including Laval:
- Approximately 1,230 people work in this occupation.
- Labourers in Rubber and Plastic Products Manufacturing mainly work in the following sectors:
- Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 89%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 17% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 67% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 16% compared to 17% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 03 - Oct 07, 2016
- The Hilton hotel in Laval announced it has completed renovation work and now has new service offerings available. The investment totalled $8M. (available in French only)
- Three partners, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, CTI Life Sciences Fund, and Servier Canada, announced the creation of Ilkos Thérapeutique to combat venous ulcers. The $21M investment will create about 10 jobs in Laval.
- Réseau Sélection, a company specializing in the management of private residences for pensioners, will build a 30-storey building containing 300 units in Laval. The development has an estimated value of $95M and will be ready towards the end of 2018. (available in French only)
- The Government of Quebec and several partners are opening the Habitation Louise-Beauchamp seniors' residence in Laval. The residence, which cost an estimated $19.8M to build, has 86 housing units for semi-independent seniors. (available in French only)
- Date modified: