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  • Recession Impacts Bulletins

    Recession Impacts Bulletins

    By Sara Mayo There’s a buzz about Hamilton’s economy right now. After a long period of deindustrialization, including the brutal downsizing of the steel manufacturing workforce, there are many indicators that Hamilton is in a period of economic growth not seen for decades. This is happening while other communities in Ontario are still suffering the …

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  • Workplace Gains Not Paying off for Women

    Workplace Gains Not Paying off for Women

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    Study points to need for child care support, improved transit options By Steve Arnold, Hamilton Spectator A new study reports all of the net full-time, full-year employment in Hamilton over the past 15 years has been filled by women. And despite that, they’re still paid more than $24,000 a year less than men. The study, …

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  • Part Time, Seasonal Work on the Rise in Hamilton

    Part Time, Seasonal Work on the Rise in Hamilton

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    By CBC News Part time and seasonal work is on the rise in Hamilton, but tens of thousands of people wish they could work more hours or weeks, a new study shows. According to the Social Planning and Research Council (SPRC) of Hamilton’s social landscape bulletin, the number of people in full-time, full-year positions in Hamilton …

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  • Protected: Sneak Preview for SPRC Members: Recession Bulletin

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