UNEMPLOYMENT UP DESPITE MORE PEOPLE IN THE WORK FORCE
While unemployment is up locally, more jobs are being created. The labour force puts out monthly numbers and from year to year there was roughly 16,000 more people ready to work in the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula area. On a yearly basis the unemployment rate climbed locally from 5.2 per cent to 5.4. About 81,000 people are not currently in the work force in our area.
9/10/2018 7:28:05 AM
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