Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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.
- 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 Oct 06 - Oct 10, 2014
- The Town of Conception Bay South and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has reached a tentative agreement for municipal workers. The agreement has been ratified.
- The provincial government announced $9.8M in funding for the construction of a 20-bed expansion to the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Long-Term Care Home, as well as to purchase new equipment and do upgrades to the Labrador Health Centre
- The provincial government announced $41,000 in funding for the purchase of firefighting equipment for the District of Fortune Bay-Cape La Hune
- The provincial government announced $48,750 in funding which will be used to stage exhibits at events such as the Seafood Expo North America in Boston, the Royal St. John's Regatta, and the Down Home Expo
- Macpherson College,a new 500-bed residence building at Memorial University, has officially opened
- The new marine simulation project at the Marine Institute has moved from the design and engineering phase into the construction phase. Work is expected to be completed and ready for start-up in March 2014.
- O'Brien's Music Store on Water Street in St. John's has closed. The music store had been in business for over 75 years.
- Canada Post announced that it will be discontinuing its door-to-door delivery to 29,000 homes in the St. John's and Mount Pearl areas next fall and converting to community mailboxes. There will be no loss of jobs as a result of the conversion.
- The provincial government announced $25,500 in funding to the Atlantic Coastal Action Program in Humber Arm, to support the Trading Books for Boats program, which will provide students with hands-on learning experiences about marine environments
- The City of Mount Pearl has locked out its municipal workers due to an impasse in contract negotiations. Almost 90% of the 140 workers had voted in favor of a strike mandate 12 days earlier.
- The provincial government announced $71,000 in funding to purchase firefighting equipment for eight communities throughout the District of Bellevue
- The provincial government announced $150,000 in funding through the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Growing Forward 2 Agreement, to support the annual Agrifoods and Garden Show in helping increase awareness about the agriculture and agrifoods industry
- Memorial University of Newfoundland's Go Abroad Fair will take place on October 1. The fair will provide MUN students with an opportunity to learn about international study, work and volunteer opportunities available to them.
- Emera Newfoundland and Labrador has awarded a contract to Marine Construction Inc. Ltd. Partnership (MCILP) of Corner Brook for site-preparation for a project that will convert high-voltage alternating current to high-voltage direct current
- Construction of the third transmission line for hydroelectric power between Churchill Falls and Labrador West has been temporarily suspended, due to a delay in the completion of the financing plan for the Kami iron ore project in Labrador West
- CGI Holdings Inc. of Mount Pearl is expanding. The company will be hiring more workers and purchasing more equipment to meet demand from major projects in the province. CGI employs 150 workers and up to 300 at peak times.
- The provincial government announced $46,000 in funding to purchase firefighting equipment for six communities in the District of Grand Bank
- Eastern Health will open a new protective care residence in Bonavista. The new 12-bed facility is located adjacent to the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre and will be used to house residents with dementia.
- Falck Safety Services Canada, a marine safety company in NL, is expanding. The company plans to build a new $6M offshore safety and survival training centre in Mount Pearl by July 2015. Twenty-five to thirty new jobs will be created.
- The 11th annual Resource Investors Forum, hosted by Mining Industry NL, is underway at the Sheraton Hotel in St. John's. The forum will discuss global trends in mining, and myths and realities in China's growth story.
- A new treatment centre for youth with complex mental health issues officially opened in Paradise on September 24. The facility can accommodate up to 12 young people of ages 12 to 18.
- The provincial government announced $81,600 in funding to assist Shell-Ex, a Twillingate-based company, to purchase and install a screw press that will remove water and protein from shrimp shells
- The provincial government announced that it is providing $3.5M to assist the Marble Mountain Development Corporation with replacing the Governor¿s Express lift, following damage caused by a lightning strike on August 8
- The Newfoundland and Labrador branch of One Percent Realty is closing. Twenty-five agents have been affected.
- Through the industry-led Restoration of Labrador Exploration Sites (ROLES) program, the remediation of former mineral exploration sites in northern Labrador is underway. Priority sites have been identified and work will be completed in two weeks.
- According to the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association (NLCSA), the construction industry in NL generates a big demand for occupational health and safety initiatives. The NLCSA has issued more than 80,000 training certificates since 1996.
- The provincial government announced $9,332 in funding to help the Torngat Fish Co-op explore production enhancements at its plant in Makkovik
- The provincial government's Research and Development Corporation (RDC), Rolls-Royce Canada Limited and industry partners have contributed $1M to develop a new intelligent winch system to address challenges in operating in harsh offshore environments
- The provincial government announced $57,000 in funding to purchase firefighting equipment for six communities throughout the District of Trinity - Bay De Verde
- The Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project employs more than 2,500 Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in various capacities. Also, 400 of the workers are from aboriginal groups in Labrador.
- The provincial government announced $4.5M in cost-shared funding to upgrade water and sewer systems and improve roads in the District of Placentia - St. Mary's
- The provincial government announced $287,000 in cost-shared funding to purchase a new fire truck for St. Bride's and firefighting equipment for communities in the District of Placentia - St. Mary's
- According to Statistics Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador's population is expected to decline over the next 25 years. Moreover, the province is expected to have the largest population aged 65 and over by 2038.
- The City of St. John's and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing over 800 inside and outside workers, have reached a tentative agreement. A ratification vote will take place at a later date.
- The provincial government announced $4.9M in cost-shared capital works funding to improve traffic flow in the district of Cape St. Francis, and to provide residents with access to modern community and wellness areas
- The provincial government is hosting an international conference in St. John's from September 14-19, called Oceans '14. The conference will promote the province's ocean technology sector and Arctic exploration potential.
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