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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Other assisting occupations in support of health services (NOC 3414) in Newfoundland and Labrador.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Other assisting occupations in support of health services in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:
- Approximately 500 people work in this occupation.
- Other assisting occupations in support of health services mainly work in the following sectors:
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 54%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 32%
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 13%
- 58% of Other assisting occupations in support of health services work all year, while 42% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 24 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 18% compared to 11% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 71% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 11% compared to 19% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 22% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 78% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: 32% compared to 22% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 16% compared to 15% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 39% compared to 30% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: n/a
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 15 - May 19, 2017
- The Registered Nurses Union in Newfoundland and Labrador is asking the health care system to improve the way it approaches staffing of nurses. According to the union, nurses are often working overtime and 24 hour shifts which could impact patient care.
- The provincial government has announced 93 positions have been cut from the province's Regional Health Authorities. Currently 37 of those positions are vacant. These cuts will save $7.6M annually in salaries and benefits.
- Employees of Dominion grocery stores are voting on a tentative deal which affects 1300 workers. In 2003 the employer locked out employees for three weeks after workers picketed.
- A business barometer report recently released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), has given the provincial economy a poor grade and is suggesting difficult times for small businesses in NL
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