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Outlook & Prospects for Executive Housekeepers in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Executive Housekeepers (NOC 6213) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region. Compared with all other occupations, fewer job openings are expected in this occupation as a result of workers retiring. In addition, there should be proportionately more unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region was 41 years.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 08 - Dec 12, 2014
- Fraser Health recently announced that it will be creating two Assertive Community Treatments teams. The teams will serve Abbotsford, Mission, Surrey, and North Delta, providing support for mental health and substance use.
- In response to $8B in federal shipbuilding contracts in the province, the BC Institute of Technology has launched a ¿Marine Fitter' Program. The four-level program will prepare apprentices to work in shipyard production.
- Mastermind Toys has recently opened new stores in Abbotsford and Coquitlam. The Toronto-based toy retailer is looking for a number of employees at both locations.
- The Iron Horse Youth Safe House, in Maple Ridge, will be closing its doors by the end of the year. The closure affects approximately 20 part-time and casual staff.
- The Insurance Corp. of BC has announced that it is laying off 10 senior managers and two vice-presidents. The layoffs will save the company approximately $2.2M in operating expenses annually.
- The New Westminster school district will be adding nine educational assistants and 15 teachers to its staff. The increase follows a round of layoffs in April, when the district cut 28 positions to meet its budget for 2014-15.
- The Ishtar Transition Housing Society is closing its 10-bed Libra House in Langley on January 31. The closure will affect 10 full-time, 11 part-time, and 14 casual staff.
- Northwest, a mixed-use development on Vancouver's Westside, will include 349 homes in two towers, as well as ground floor retail. The development began unit sales on November 22, and is slated for occupancy in the spring of 2017.
- Presentation House Gallery has received a $4M donation toward its new 19,000 sq.-ft. art gallery. The gallery is scheduled to open on North Vancouver's waterfront in 2017.
- Chinese e-commerce company, Alibaba, is considering opening a new campus in Vancouver, but the company has concerns that Vancouver's tech industry is facing a talent crunch
- Seaspan has recently completed a $170M modernization to its Vancouver and Victoria Shipyards. The upgrades allow Seaspan to build vessels under the federal shipbuilding contract, which is expected to create 5,000 direct and indirect jobs in BC over the next 20 years.
- Dageraad Brewing, a brewery in Burnaby with three full-time employees, recently opened a tasting room
- The North Vancouver council has approved a new coach house policy, capping the houses at 968 sq.-ft. The district expects between five and 25 applications for coach houses every year.
- A new McDonalds in Langley recently held its grand opening celebration. The new location employs 81 full and part-time workers and is open 24-hours a day.
- Slack, a Vancouver-born start-up, has announced that it will begin aggressively hiring in Vancouver, once its renovations are complete. The company is headquarter in San Francisco, but intends to keep a number of its employees in Vancouver.
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