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Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers  (NOC 9462)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region

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

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Table on the employment potential for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers (NOC 9462) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat 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 weak.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2015
  • London Drugs, a Save-on-Foods grocery store and other new retail outlets are expected to open in the fall of 2016 at Centre Village Mall in Lethbridge. The site is slated for $26M in upgrades, and new construction for a stand-alone Dollar Tree store.
  • Red Crow Community College plans to move its classes to the old Saipoyi School in Standoff following a recent fire that destroyed the college building on the Blood Reserve. The college employs 50 staff and has nearly 300 students.
  • Cocco Pazzo, an Italian restaurant in Lethbridge, closed without notice on August 17, 2015. An unknown number of employees were left without jobs.
Week of Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2015
  • The City of Medicine Hat has approved construction of a $66M second power plant to supply current and future electrical needs for the city. The project is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Week of Aug 03 - Aug 07, 2015 Week of Jul 27 - Jul 31, 2015
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