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Monday, August 13, 2018

Steady Unemployment Rate In Huron, Perth, Bruce, Grey

Regional | by Kevin Bernard  

The Grey, Bruce, Huron and Perth county areas have a 3 per cent unemployment rate.

The unemployment level in our area held steady last month at 3 percent.

Provincially, unemployment went up from 5.8 to 5.9 percent, while the rate across Canada fell to 5.8 percent from 6.

The Four County Labour Market Planning board reports an increase in full time jobs of 28 hundred in July.

The number of Goods-producing sector employees increased by 3,000 in the Grey, Bruce, Huron and Perth county areas.

Roughly 38 hundred more people were working in Construction in the area from Stratford to Tobermory, but there were declines in Educational Services, Transportation and Finance.


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