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February 2006
Vol. 7, no. 2

Perspectives on Labour and Income

News from The Daily


Emerging patterns in the labour market: A reversal from the 1990s
Many labour market trends established in the 1990s have been reversed since 2000. Most of these recent trends intensified in the past year. In particular, it was another banner year for the resource sector.

Labour Force Survey
Employment increased by 26,000 in January following a pause the month before. Although employment increased, the unemployment rate edged up 0.1 percentage points to 6.6% as more people entered the labour force in search of work.


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