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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 2, Issue 2 (February 13/14)
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Look for our next weekly newsletter on February 20, 2014.


Presenting new Workforce Planning Hamilton labour market research!

Help Wanted in Hamilton: Job Vacancies Full Report, 4rd Quarter 2013 is the third quarterly release that provides information about real-time labour market demand in Hamilton.
The information presented reflects online job postings from October to December 2013.
The four top industries that advertised online vacancies during this time period were: retail and wholesale trade, manufacturing, and educational services.

You can read the report and view an infographic here. 


City of Hamilton wins six awards at recent EDCO conference
Congratulations to City of Hamilton staff who brought home six awards in marketing, advertising, and professional leadership at the Economic Developers Council of Ontario's (EDCO) 57th Annual Conference and Showcase held in Toronto in early February 2014.  The positive and popular Ambitious Hamilton video received a number of awards and accolades during the event.

New facility at McMaster designed to help disabled workers 
The Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy is being launched by McMaster University to help disabled Canadians find work. The research facility brings together 50 academics and 46 community partners.
Learn more about the work of WPH. Call 905-521-5777

Business, Labour & Community: Planning for Prosperity

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