State of the labour Market
Commentary, data, analysis and insight into the US and global economy.
Canadian labour market trackers can breathe a sigh of relief, at least for today. The November Labour Force Survey posted the largest monthly jump in jobs on record, edging out its previous best in March 2012.
Resource extraction jobs fell less in Canada than in the US after 2014, but Canada’s rebound has stalled as the oil price gap has widened
Bilingualism opens doors to jobs requiring social skills in French Canada
The unemployment rate ticked down as fewer youth were looking for work.
Average duration of joblessness is high compared with the low unemployment rate.