The unemployment rate for young workers has always been higher than the national average. The latest data show the youth jobless rate at about 13 per cent, nearly double the national level. The labour participation rate for youth is 63 per cent, compared with nearly 90 per cent for prime working age employees.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at For young Canadians, a new reality: dealing with ‘job churn’ – The Globe and Mail