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The HRM shows the number of jobs, number of hours worked, and compensation (annual and hourly). This data is available by industry group, occupation, work status (full-time / part-time) and demographic characteristics of workers. This release also includes a new employee characteristic variable – highest earned certificate, diploma or degree. The following findings are highlighted:
In September 2015, the unemployment rate1 in the tourism sector was 6.0%, which is 0.6% higher than the rate reported in September 2014, and higher than the previous month (August 2015) when the unemployment rate stood at 5.6%. Employment Rate by Tourism Industry Group – September 2014/2015
Andrea Hinck As the new Manager of Industry Human Resource Development, Andrea provides advice and support for employers on topics such as recruitment & retention, and general HR issues. She leads the planning, delivery and development of a range of services and programs such as webinars, seminars, and presentations.
In August 2015, the unemployment rate[1] in the tourism sector was 5.6%, the same rate reported in August 2014, but higher than the previous month (July 2015) when the unemployment rate stood at 5.3%. Overall, the Canadian economy added a small number of jobs in August; however, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased as more people searched for work[2].
From left to right: Glenda Johnson, Accounting Manager, Sun Peaks Resort, Jennifer Dekkers, Recruiting and Training Coordinator, Sun Peaks Resort, Arlene Keis, CEO, go2HR
In July 2015, the unemployment rate[1] in the tourism sector was 5.3%, which was 0.1% lower than the rate reported in 2014 (5.4%), but still lower than the total labour force unemployment rate (7.1%) reported for July 2015. Overall, employment in the Canadian tourism sector increased during the month with all but three provinces showing increases in their respective tourism employment rates.
On August 4, 2015, several provisions of Bill 9, the Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2015, were brought into force by Order-in-Council. The goal of the changes is to improve workplace health and safety and strengthen the tools that WorkSafeBC uses to enforce the Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries. Global tourism receipts were worth $1.245 billion US in 2014.
VICTORIA, August 10, 2015 -- Serving alcohol at events isn’t always fun – it can actually get quite challenging – which is why government is ensuring that event servers have specific training to deal with tough liquor service scenarios. A new Special Event Server training program (SES) is now available at www.specialeventserver.com for licence holders, managers and servers – paid or volunteer – at all special occasion licensed events with less than 500 guests.
The changes apply to WHMIS hazard classes and categories, pictograms and labels, and safety data sheets. Roles and responsibilities stay the same. WHMIS 2015 reflects the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and brings Canada’s system into alignment with the U.S. and other trade partners. Transition to WHMIS 2015 will take place over several years. There are different implementation periods for employers and suppliers (manufacturers, importers, and distributors).