There are many ways employers can attract, retain and enable women to work– encouraging mentorship, agreeing on flexible work arrangements, and leading diversity & inclusion efforts are just a few.
Like many women and working mothers who are more likely to experience burnout, Melanie Sodka began to suffer the mental and physical health symptoms of overwhelm. Her doctor prescribed her time off from work around the same time that she received a Top 40 Under 40 Award, praising her contributions to work and community. This paradox led her to deeply reflect on how “hard work” all too often leads to “overwork”, and begin to cultivate a healthier relationship to work.
Millions of workers across North America are quitting their jobs each month and not necessarily resuming other jobs. Yes, this is impacting us in Niagara as we observe a collective shift in priorities combined with nation-wide labour shortages.
In our previous post we provided data outlining the unequal employment impacts for men and women. This post also explores how factors such as occupation of employment may contribute to these differences.
One of NWPB’s 2020-2021 projects is to produce a gender-focused Labour Market Report. Given the current context, taking into account the gendered impacts of…
One of NWPB’s current projects is to produce a gender-focused Labour Market Report. Given national and provincial employment trends, this report will offer a…
NWPB is publishing a series of posts outlining gender-focused labour market information. This mos post will focus on providing a baseline understanding of who is living and working in Niagara.
We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.