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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

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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.
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Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers (NOC 9462) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region. Employment growth in this occupation is expected to be weaker than average. This weak growth, in addition to a smaller proportion of workers retiring, is expected to limit employment opportunities. However, this will be partially offset by an average proportion of unemployed workers with experience in this occupation who may compete for available jobs.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region was 38 years and 11% of workers were 55 years old and older.

Local Labour Market News

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