Employment

Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

National unemployment rate was 10.9 per cent in July, down from the 12.3 per cent recorded in June

 

Local resources offer support for Sooke job seekers, employers

Employment in Greater Victoria on the rise in April

 

Tips on how to combat Zoom call fatigue

Video conferences leading to a new kind of screen fatigue due to physical distancing efforts

 

Unemployment surpasses historic high in Greater Victoria, tourism hit hard

Hospitality and tourism sectors hurting as pandemic continues

Economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

Even though more people found jobs, more people were also looking for work, Stats Canada data shows

COVID-19 wage subsidy program extended as pandemic pushes millions out of workforce

Economists on average had expected the loss of four million jobs and an unemployment rate of 18 per cent

Return to work brings some optimism about WFP-employee relations

Long-time Chemainus sawmill employee leaving happier politics appear to be changing for the better

Statistics Canada says economy added 34,500 jobs in January, unemployment down

Economists on average had expected an increase of 15,000 jobs for January

Sidney salon closes citing persistent lack of staff

Housing, transit continue to affect workers on Saanich Peninsula

Work BC Sidney helping clients bowl over competition and strike a new job

Centre say they are like bowling lane bumpers, directing people towards their goal

Workers in ‘precarious employment’ a problem, Sidney’s WorkBC Centre say they can help

Centre offers skills training, resume help and career advice for people in unstable jobs

BC business offers ‘clean start’ for people with employment barriers

CleanStart BC is looks to expand its Victoria staff

Victoria ranked as one of B.C.’s worst cities to work in

High living costs and low average incomes drop Victoria from the top 10

Victoria sheet metal worker honoured with B.C. Construction Leadership Awards

Advocating to keep women in the trades, Amy Carr thankful to be recognized in her industry

New Victoria graving dock will offer high-paying jobs

New facility will reuse and treat any water required for repair process

BC Transit hosting driver recruitment event today in Victoria

Hospitality industry workers targeted for full-time operator positions

CFB Esquimalt icon heads into the sunset after nearly 58 years

Former sailor, jetties supervisor Fred Webb will miss the people the most