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Outlook & Prospects for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks in North Shore 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
No employment outlook has been assigned to Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks (NOC 1452) in Nova Scotia due to low levels of employment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Cape Breton Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
What proportion of people in this occupation work full-time?
This occupation (Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks) is part of a larger group called Library, Correspondence and Related Information Clerks (NOC 145). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 84% of workers in this group worked full-time, compared to the average of 80% for all occupations.
What is the proportion of women working in this occupation?
According to the National Household Survey (2011), women represented 70% of workers in this occupation compared to the average of 49% for all occupations.
What percentage of people in this occupation are members of a union?
This occupation (Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks) is part of a larger group called Library, Correspondence and Related Information Clerks (NOC 145). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), the unionization rate for this group was 18%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 30%.
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
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- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 549 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 644 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 531 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 319 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 539 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Jul 04 - Jul 08, 2016
- In New Glasgow, NS, about 40 workers are currently directly employed converting the former Temperance Street School into apartment units
- Renovations are currently underway in the Truro Mall to prepare for the September 2016 opening of a Rossy variety store
- East of Grafton Tavern, Verano, and 244 are among several restaurants to open recently in the Halifax area, while House of Mei Mei, on the Bedford highway, has closed. A bakery, Patty Cakes, will soon open in Sackville, and 2 Cross Brewing will open a brewery in the fall of 2016 in north end Halifax.
- The Nova Scotia government will invest $2.8M on research and expansion in the aquaculture sector to create jobs in the province. According to the government, the industry supports 600 direct jobs in Nova Scotia.
- The Strait Regional School Board will cut 9.35 full-time equivalent teaching positons through attrition due mainly to declining enrolments. The board will also eliminate a small number of teaching assistant, school board, and support staff positions.
- Lockheed Martin Canada has been awarded a $14.5M contract to maintain and upgrade the weapon control systems on Canada's fleet of Victoria-class submarines. Some of the work will take place at the company's Dartmouth facility.
- Veterans Affairs Canada will reopen an office in Sydney in the fall of 2016. There had been 13 full-time and four part-time employees in the former office, which was closed in 2014.
Week of Jun 27 - Jul 01, 2016
- Dalhousie University will close the daycare at its agriculture campus in Bible Hill in September 2016, due to declining enrolments. The jobs of five full-time staff will be affected.
- Doctors in Nova Scotia have voted to accept a four-year contract with the provincial government which includes increases of zero, zero, one and 1.5% to compensation amounts. Recruitment and retention issues will continue to be addressed.
- Local subcontractors remain busy on the Maritime Link power project in Cape Breton, despite financial difficulties experienced by the company overseeing transmission construction. Activity on the project is expected to continue through 2016 and 2017.
- Construction is expected to begin soon on a $4M gaming and bowling centre in the community of Membertou. Work on a major shopping centre and $18M sportsplex continues in the community as well.
- The Port of Sydney is projecting 57 cruise ship visits during the 2016 season, which will boost the tourism industry in Cape Breton
- A 16-month, $23M renovation project at the Dartmouth Sportsplex will begin in June 2017. The facility will remain closed during the project, and reopen in the fall of 2018.
Week of Jun 20 - Jun 24, 2016
- Authentic Seacoast Company has opened its new distillery and brewing facility in Guysborough. About 20 workers are currently employed with the company, and it needs to hire 20 to 25 more.
- The Tri-County Regional School Board will add four teaching positions, and reinstate some school librarian positions cut in 2015. Increased funding from other sources enabled the board to offset the loss of some positons caused by declining enrolments.
- The Little Narrows gypsum mine will not operate in 2016, and a decision on its future is expected later in the year. The mine has not rehired the14 seasonal employees laid off six months ago, but 21 current employees will remain for reclamation work.
- More than half of the 330 employees at Port Hawkesbury Paper will be affected by a one-week layoff due to current poor market conditions for paper. The company is uncertain about possible future layoffs, but is hopeful that conditions will improve.
- The design phase for the $65M Cogswell Interchange redevelopment project in Halifax will take about a year after a consultant is hired. That will be followed, beginning in 2017, with a four year demolition phase of the existing street network, and then a redevelopment period which could take 13 more years.
- According to the Nurse Practitioners Association of Nova Scotia, the number of nurse practitioners in Nova Scotia has grown from five to about 141 since 2005
Week of Jun 13 - Jun 17, 2016
- Immediate plans to install tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy have been delayed due to concerns raised around possible impacts on the marine environment. Cape Sharp Tidal hopes to have several turbines on the site by 2019.
- The Nova Scotia Operational Stress Injury Clinic, funded by Veterans Affairs Canada and operated by the provincial health authority, has opened at 100 Eileen Stubbs Ave. in Dartmouth. The clinic has psychologists, nurses, social workers and other health professionals on staff to treat veterans and former RCMP members.
- Lock Stock and Barrel, a gas station and general store, has opened in Lockeport
- The Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association says boatyards may struggle to find young people to train and work as skilled labourers in rural Nova Scotia. While conditions can vary over time, boatyards in the province are currently very busy.
- Work is scheduled to begin in June 2016 on a new Tim Hortons building to replace an existing structure in New Glasgow, NS. DORA Construction and Weeks Construction have been contracted to build the project over four months.
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