Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford is an economist with Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, with more than 300,000 members across the country.

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Sunday, May 11, 2014
Austerity Bites Canada
Today's labour force numbers are ugly, there's no other word for it. Employment down 29,000 jobs. Paid employment (i.e. not counting self-employment) down 46,000 jobs. The only reason the unemployment rate held steady (at 6.9 per cent) is because labour force participation fell again: by almost two...
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