BC unemployment rate the best in the country- by far

Charlene Craig
April 8, 2018

Still, the steady influx of new workers, which gives employers more hiring options than the low unemployment rate might otherwise suggest, may be holding back overall pay growth.

"The upshot is that even though March was weaker than we were expecting, there is still evidence of an acceleration in the underlying pace of employment growth", said Paul Ashworth, chief USA economist at Capital Economics.

The report also found that average hourly wage growth, which has been under close scrutiny by the Bank of Canada ahead of interest-rate decisions, strengthened in March to 3.3 per cent, up from 3.1 per cent the previous month. Manitoba (6.2 per cent) and the Atlantic province's were higher. The highest rates were posted in Lynchburg (3.9 percent) and Kingsport/Bristol and Hampton Roads (3.7 percent each).

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The Alberta unemployment rate settled at 6.3 per cent, down two percentage points from one year ago. Among blacks, the group with the highest unemployment rate by far is those 16 to 19 years old, at 27.9%.

Statistics Canada says the number of people employed in the London region (which includes St. Thomas, Strathroy and surrounding municipalities) was up by about 2,100 in March.

Arlington's unemployment rate tiptoed down to just slightly more than 2 percent in February, according to new federal data, with the county retaining its position as lowest in the commonwealth.

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The Labor Department says the unemployment rate remained 4.1 percent, a 17-year low, for the sixth straight month.

The labor force participation rate, at 62.9 percent, changed little in March, and the employment-population ratio held at 60.4 percent. These individuals, who would have preferred full-time employment, were working part time because their hours had been reduced or because they were unable to find full-time jobs.

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