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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (February 22/12)
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Youth Strategy Report
Make it, Move it, Ship it Report
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Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Free Workshop: Tuesday, March 6/12 

 

job seekerEmployers, are you concerned about what the AODA legislation means for you and your workplace?  Are you aware that the private and not-for-profit sectors had to comply with the new Customer Service Standard effective January 1, 2012?  Your questions will be answered at a free workshop on Tuesday, March 6/12 at McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Suite 105, Hamilton.  For more information and to register for the workshop please visit this link. 

Youth Strategy for Hamilton: Attraction, Retention, Engagement and Development 

 

group of youthWPH, along with our partners and community members, has laid the groundwork for a comprehensive Youth Strategy in Hamilton, a strategy that will contribute to the development of the city's skilled workforce and prepare the City and it's citizens for future challenges.  The report can be read at this link.  

 
Next steps include submitting a proposal to Trillium Foundation to continue the work started with this project.  If funded, Phase Two will be a one-year pilot project that follows up on the recommendations of the report and will create a full-time coordinator position to address the need for increased information sharing between exisiting programs and services for youth.  Watch this space for more information!

 

Make it, Move it, Ship it: Careers in the Goods Movement and Supply Chain and Logistics Sector in Hamilton
 
This recently released report, authored by WPH, gives an industry overview of air transportation, rail transportation, marine transportation and truck transportation, as well as supply chain management & logistics in Hamilton.  The results of a survey with local goods movement sector employers is included.  The report indicates that these sector will provide solid opportunities to job seekers in the future.
 
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