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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 Mar 16 - Mar 20, 2015
- Simon Fraser University will be closing its 60-unit Louis Riel House student-family residence at the end of August. There are currently 20 low-income students with families and 40 mature students living in the residence.
- School district 36 is reviewing its 10-year plan in response to decreasing student enrollment. The school board is exploring several options, including closing Silver Creek Elementary, or reconfiguring grade levels.
- Nine new retailers will be moving into Vancouver's expanded Pacific Centre shopping mall this summer. Pacific Centre has added 44,000 sq.-ft. of retail space, as well as 290,000 sq.-ft of office space on the top four levels.
- Nordstrom will soon be opening a new location in downtown Vancouver. The company is expected to hire up to 44 managers, as well as 1,000 sales and support positions by June.
- The City of Surrey recently broke ground on its biofuel processing facility, which will convert kitchen and yard waste into natural gas. The project is expected to be complete by 2017, creating 15 long-term full-time jobs.
- Remedi Pharmaceuticals and Iotron Industries are proposing the first medical marijuana production facility in Port Coquitlam. If approved, the facility would create 20 full-time jobs.
- The BC Health Employees' Union has reported that more than 240 aides, nurses, cleaners and dietary workers at Laurel Place care home, in Surrey, will be given layoff notices effective June 1
- Aramark has lost its contract with Vancouver Coastal Health hospitals and extended care facilities, resulting in layoff notices for its 935 staff. The new contract has been awarded to Compass Group, who is committed to retaining as many affected staff as possible.
- The Salvation Army in Langley City will be closing its doors by March 21. Close to 20 employees are affected by the closure.
- IMW, a manufacturer of natural gas compression systems, recently laid off an undisclosed number of employees in Chilliwack. The company reported that the layoffs were a result of cyclical fluctuations and the weakness in the global market.
- Bosa will begin construction on the first of two new residential towers in New Westminster's waterfront in the fall of 2015. The first tower will have 285 units, and is expected to be complete in 2018.
- Douglas College has introduced the Retail Automotive Sales Program at its Coquitlam Campus to produce trained staff for automotive dealerships. Participants must be at least 35 years old and be current or former Employment Insurance recipients.
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