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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations in West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador 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 Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(Undetermined)||2014-06-25|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Newfoundland and Labrador with few and infrequent job opportunities.
According to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- December 2014 | (PDF, 522 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 544 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 871 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 700 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 770 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 612 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 614 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 620 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 592 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 745 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 507 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 242 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 239 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 266 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 16 - Feb 20, 2015
- Eastern Health has implemented a new Remote Patient Monitoring pilot project that will remotely monitor patients with select chronic diseases, and assist them with managing their health and reduce the need for medical interventions
- The government of NL has awarded a $382,000 contract to Newfoundland Roofing Ltd. to upgrade eight Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation properties at St. Teresa's Court and Pondview Court in St. John's
- The Ville Marie Hotel in Marystown was destroyed by fire on February 15. The loss of the hotel will have a major impact on tourism this year as it is the only hotel in Marystown.
- The Eagle River Credit Union, the town's only financial institution, in Cartwright will be closing on March 20. The closure means there will be no banking services in the community, which also serves Paradise and Black Tickle.
- A pharmacist and four employees have been laid off with the closure of Target Canada in Corner Brook. The company recently announced the closure of 133 stores across Canada.
- The government of NL has launched a new initiative to address licensed practical nursing workforce shortages in NL. Approximately $135,000 will be allocated to do a complete review of the program and implement recommendations by the fall of 2016.
- The government of NL announced $52,000 in funding, through the NL Green Fund, to help supply and install five residential and 14 commercial electric vehicle charging stations in NL that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions
- A number of workers at Suncor Energy in St. John's have been given layoff notices. Other workers have already left in recent weeks. In January, Suncor announced that it would cut about 1,000 jobs and implement a hiring freeze for non-critical roles.
- The government of NL announced $92,850 in funding to support the Marine Institute's Center for Fisheries Ecosystems Research in pursuing new research on mackerel stock as well as cod and halibut tagging
- The government of NL has invested $1.2M, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, for renovations and upgrades to 18 social housing units in Labrador City
- Husky Energy announced cuts to its 2015 capital budget for the third time in three months. The company will be looking for ways to make the operation more cost-efficient, but doesn't anticipate any major impact on their ongoing projects.
- Members of the Steelworkers' Union at the Iron Ore Company of Canada's (IOC) in Labrador West have rejected a request for a wage freeze. Members are due a 4% wage increase on March 1, that was negotiated in their 2012 contract.
- The government of NL has invested $287,000 in funding in the aquaculture industry on the south coast of Newfoundland, including grants to the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association, the Miawpukek First Nation, and Newfoundland Aqua Service Ltd.
- The government of NL announced $20,000 in funding to support the Artistic and Economic Potential of Newfoundland and Labrador's Craft Sector
- The government of NL has invested $85,000 in funding to extend the boardwalk in Rigolet
- The government of NL has invested $269,000 in funding, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, for upgrades to 10 social housing units in St. John's
- Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in Happy Valley-Goose Bay voted to accept a tentative agreement with the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Workers have been locked out since January 13.
- The government of NL has invested $567,000, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, for renovations and upgrades to two social housing homes in St. John's
- The government of NL announced $63,000 in funding for the Stephenville Cultural Destination Development Committee to market the town as a military cultural destination that will create significant tourism and economic potential for the area
- The government of NL announced that it plans to proceed with the implementation of full-day kindergarten in the fall of 2016
- The government of NL has invested $2M in funding to purchase new health care equipment for the James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre in Gander
- The government of NL announced $6.7M to upgrade and purchase new equipment for three health care facilities in Grand Falls-Windsor and Buchans
- The new treatment centre for youth with addictions in Grand Falls-Windsor was officially named the Hope Valley Centre. The government of NL invested $12.5M in funding into this facility to enhance mental health and addictions services in NL.
- The government of NL has supported 98 projects under the Special Assistance Grant program, which provides assistance for improvements to marine infrastructure
- The new $90M Labrador West Health Centre officially opened in Labrador City on 4 February. The facility replaces the old Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital that opened in 1965.
- The Iron Ore Company of Canada has offered a voluntary incentive retirement plan to employees in order to reduce costs and increase productivity. A transition plan will then be put in place to reorganize skill sets to work in a safe environment.
- The government of NL has invested $565,400 in funding to improve and extend broadband service to 12 NL communities encompassing 802 households. This is the third phase of the Rural Broadband Initiative.
- The government of NL contributed $29,000 in funding for workplace training for employees at Trinity Ornamental Concrete in Ivany's Cove
- About 2,000 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN's) in NL have been reclassified and will receive an additional $4.50 an hour. The increase will be retroactive to April 2013.
- Bianca's, a high-end restaurant in downtown St. John's, is closing due to decreasing sales and high debt. The restaurant has been in operation for 23 years.
- St. John's city council has approved a plan to rezone land on Ladysmith Drive, in the Kenmount Terrace area, to build a 200- apartment-unit complex
- The government of NL awarded a $284,000 contract to Eastern Siding Systems Inc. to provide exterior renovations and upgrades to two social housing buildings on Cashin Avenue in St. John's
- The government of NL awarded a $167,000 contract to TSG Contracting Ltd. for renovations to three social housing units on Whiteway Street and Hoyles Avenue in St. John's
- The government of NL has invested $4.9M in funding, through the Research & Development Corporation, for a multi-purpose survey, support and research and development vessel to be stationed in St. John's
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