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Outlook & Prospects for Executive Housekeepers in Cape Breton Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Cape Breton Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 16 - Mar 20, 2015
- Unionized daycare workers at Town Daycare Centre in Glace Bay have gone on strike. The workers are looking for higher wages, and have been without a contract since December 2013. The employer says it cannot afford to offer workers a raise.
- Montréal-based Pharmacy Wholesale Services has purchased a building in Sydney to use for administrative purposes. The company plans to create 25 or more new positions and hopes to establish a manufacturing plant in the area.
- A Spanish company, Abengoa, has been awarded the last major contract for the Maritime Link power project. The company will construct about 87 kilometres of transmission lines in Nova Scotia over two years, and employ an average of 200 people.
- According to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, about one-third of employers in Cape Breton anticipate hiring during the second quarter (April to June) of 2015. The figures indicate some optimism in comparison to recent outlooks.
- The number of passengers at J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport rose by 17.4% in 2014 over 2013. Passenger numbers had risen by 10.4% in 2013 and 11% in 2012. The airport authority hopes that some new flight services in 2015 will continue the positive trend.
- Cape Breton Regional Police is recommending a cut of nine more school crossing guards due to declining enrolments, in addition to the nine cut during the current school year
- The Breton Brewing Co., a craft brewery, will open in the spring of 2015 in Sydney River
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