Windsor-Sarnia Labour Market Monitor
Labour Force Trends
In the Windsor-Sarnia economic region, total employment remained relatively stable with a loss of 500 jobs from May 2010 to May 2011. During this period, the labour force decreased by 5,900 as fewer people were looking for work. The number of unemployed persons declined by 5,300. As a result, the unemployment rate fell from 11.1% in May 2010 to 9.6% in May 2011. This was the highest unemployment rate among the eleven economic regions in Ontario. Over the same period, the provincial unemployment rate declined from 9.2% to 8.3%.
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An overview of the Economic Region 570, ranging from Windsor to Sarnia, includes the census division of Chatham-Kent, and the counties of Essex and Lambton. The Labour Market Monitor is a monthly report focusing on labour market information produced by Ontario Region, Service Canada Labour Market and Socio-Economic Information Directorate. For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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