LOCAL JOBLESS RATE DROPS
2/12/2018 8:36:29 AM
The local unemployment rate improved last month.
Last week, we told you the national jobless rate increase from 5.8 to 5.9% in January.
Most of the losses were due to part-time jobs disappearing including 59,000 in Ontario.
Even so, the provincial unemployment rate went from 5.6% in December to 5.5% in January.
The local numbers also went down, from 6% to 5.9% last month.
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