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L’Inflation au Canada (mai 2022) – 7,7 % d’une année à l’autre, la plus forte hausse annuelle observée depuis janvier 1983

Les Canadiens ont continué à ressentir les répercussions de la hausse des prix en mai, l’inflation ayant augmenté de 7,7 % d’une année à l’autre. Il s’agit de la plus forte hausse annuelle observée depuis janvier 1983 et d’une augmentation par rapport à la hausse de 6,8 % enregistrée en avril. Sans l’essence, l’IPC a … Continue reading

Job Outlook to 2026 in Australia – Four services industries are projected to provide almost two-thirds of the total projected employment growth

The National Skills Commission (NSC) Employment Projections provide a guide to the likely direction of the jobs market over the next five years. Each year these projections are updated to reflect emerging trends and developments. The latest data available are for the five years to November 2026. Projections by industry Four services industries are projected to provide … Continue reading

Future of Work in UK – 5 qualitative scenarios

To ensure effective provision of skills in the future, it is important to assess what the future labour market in the UK might look like. While quantitative projections are available, the future of the labour market is shaped by many factors, which are often characterised by great uncertainty. This can make planning effective policy intervention … Continue reading

Lettre au Devoir – Pour un permis de travail temporaire du Québec

par Michel Cournoyer, économiste, éditeur du Job Market Monitor / Moniteur de l’emploi Le gouvernement du Québec prévoit que plus de 30 000 personnes utiliseront le chemin Roxham pour entrer de façon « irrégulière » au Canada en 2022. Une part importante de ces personnes se retrouvent à l’aide sociale en attendant de recevoir leur … Continue reading

Job Openings in US (end of April) – Decreased by 455,000 or 7.0 percent to 11.4 million

[In case you missed ] The number of job openings decreased to 11.4 million on the last business day of April … On the last business day of April, the number and rate of job openings decreased to 11.4 million (-455,000) and 7.0 percent, respectively. The largest decreases in job openings were in health care and … Continue reading

Technology and Public Employment Services (PES) – Freeing staff from routine tasks enables them to focus on more specialized functions, such as working with targeted beneficiaries and undeserved groups

The combined effects of the global pandemic and the general trend of digitalization are pushing public employment services to accelerate their use of innovation to develop and deliver simpler, faster and better services for clients. This report provides a global overview on how public employment services are approaching technology to improve service delivery, prior to … Continue reading

Labor Shortage in US – To Fix it, solve the care crisis

Ongoing labor and talent shortages threaten US economic leadership and future growth. Even as the country approaches a return to prepandemic levels of employment and workforce participation, it faces historic job vacancies: there are 5 million more open jobs than people in the workforce. To address this shortage, US policymakers and employers must act decisively … Continue reading

Inflation in US – Consumer Price Index increased 8.6 percent over the last 12 months, the highest increase since December 1981

  The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.0 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.3 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 8.6 percent before seasonal adjustment. The increase was broad-based, with the … Continue reading

L’emploi au Québec (mai 2022) – Peu de variation en mai après avoir diminué en avril

Au Québec, l’emploi a peu varié en mai après avoir diminué en avril, puisque la hausse observée dans le travail à temps plein a été contrebalancée par la baisse enregistrée dans le travail à temps partiel. Étant donné qu’un plus grand nombre de personnes étaient actives sur le marché du travail et que l’emploi a … Continue reading

Employment in Europe in 2021 – Lockdown transforms labour markets

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to be a defining force in the lives and work of Europeans for a second year in 2021, and Eurofound continued its work of examining and recording the many and diverse impacts across the EU Member States. Living and working in Europe 2021 provides a snapshot of the changes to employment, work and … Continue reading

Wage Growth in Canada – A range of indicators are required to fully interpret it

A new presentation, “Disaggregating wage growth: Trends and considerations,” looks below the surface of trends in wage growth, highlights important factors to consider when interpreting recent findings, and illustrates the value of using a wide range of indicators to paint a comprehensive picture of current labour market conditions. Interpretation of wage trends must take into … Continue reading

Job Report in US (May 2022) – Employment rose by 390,000 and unemployment remained at 3.6 percent

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 390,000 in May, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, and in transportation and warehousing. Employment in retail trade declined. Household Survey Data In May, the unemployment … Continue reading

Migrants workforce in Australia – To shape policy we need to understand the existing migration patterns

Migrant workers are crucial to Australia’s prosperity, yet the role they play in the jobs market is poorly understood. This guidebook helps fill that knowledge gap. This report notes that migration is increasingly important to Australia’s labour force. One in three workers in Australia were born overseas. One in five workers currently hold either a … Continue reading

Nurses in OECD – Their number has never been greater, yet …

The number of nurses has never been greater in OECD countries, yet this hasn’t been sufficient to meet the growing demand from the pandemic & population ageing.   Source : @OECD_Social  

Graduates and Job in UK – One million more professional jobs than workers with degrees to fill them

Our report tackles the misperceptions that there are too many graduates, not enough jobs for them, and that some degrees have little value for employers. We need to address misconceptions about graduate jobs. Some say that there are too many people going to university, and others have spent many years lamenting that they cannot find … Continue reading

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