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In June 2016, the unemployment rate[1] in the tourism sector was at 4.8%, which is 1.6% lower than the rate reported in June 2015, and lower than the previous month (May 2016) when the unemployment rate stood at 6.2%. Employment Rate by Tourism Industry Group – June 2015/2016
Vancouver, BC – go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is pleased to welcome six tourism industry professionals to its board of directors. These directors were elected at go2HR’s Annual General Meeting on June 20, 2016. go2HR would like to welcome the following board members:
Vancouver, BC - go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is pleased to share that the 2017 WorkSafeBC Base Rates will reduce for most tourism and hospitality sectors. The preliminary base rates were announced today at the Employers’ Forum in Vancouver, BC.
In the event of a disruption in postal service or unforeseeable delays from Canada Post as early as July 2, go2HR will hold all non-essential items that would normally be sent using Canada Post. If you have ordered a printed Serving It Right or Special Event Server certificate card, it will be held in the event of a postal service disruption. Please contact us if you require immediate assistance regarding your certificate. You can also download and print a copy of your certificate by logging into your account.
In May 2016, the unemployment rate[1] in the tourism sector was at 6.2%, which is 0.1% lower than the rate reported in May 2015, and lower than the previous month (April 2016) when the unemployment rate stood at 6.8%. Employment Rate by Tourism Industry Group – May 2015/2016
Employers can receive up to $50,000 through the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) to help improve accessibility in your workplace. Until July 26, 2016, the EAF is accepting applications for funding from businesses and organizations through its Workplace Accessibility Stream and Community Accessibility Stream. If you are a business with less than 100 employees or a community-based employer, you may be eligible for funding from the Workplace Accessibility Stream to help remove barriers to accessibility in your workplace through:
The go2HR job board is the leading tourism-only job board in BC and we strive to continue improving its quality to better serve our industry. Therefore, we recently launched the following updates to our job board: Un-publish/Re-publish Your Jobs To un-publish a job posting, select the unpublished option at the bottom of your job posting. To re-publish an old job posting, select the active option at the bottom of your job posting. Job Status
June 1, 2016—Ottawa, ON – Starting today, Canadian employers hiring skilled French-speaking temporary workers from abroad who want to work in Francophone minority communities outside of Quebec will be exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment. This will make it easier for employers to hire them.
In April 2016, the unemployment rate[1] in the tourism sector was at 6.8%, which is 0.1% higher than the rate reported in April 2015, and higher than the previous month (March 2016) when the unemployment rate stood at 6.0%. Employment Rate by Tourism Industry Group – April 2015/2016
Pacific Gateway Hotel won the NAOSH award in Tourism/Hospitality in 2015

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