Slight Increase In Windsor's Unemployment Rate

By	The Canadian Press

The private service-providing sector, at 3,839,700, added 7,600 jobs.

Stock futures for the March quarter on the S&P TSX index were up 0.3% recently.

The numbers are in and Windsor's unemployment rate has notched up a few points.

Meanwhile, oil prices were up and Action Economics said market narratives suggest position trimming is at play.

It said it will proceed cautiously and continue to be guided by incoming data, such as the economy's sensitivity to higher rates, the evolution of economic capacity and changes to wage growth and inflation.

In January, Ohio employment in goods-producing industries, at 921,500, increased 1,300 over the month; gains in construction (+2,600) and mining/logging (+100) outweighed losses in manufacturing (-1,400).

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There are also proposals to restrict the sale of high-capacity magazines and ban devices such as bump stocks and trigger cranks. He said the federal government's approval of the work requirement was a factor in his decision for the appropriation.

"Given the recent large-scale fluctuations in the canadian job market, it is hard to speak with confidence about some trends".

Statistics Canada's latest labour force survey, released Friday, showed the country lost 39,300 full-time jobs and generated 54,700 part-time positions in February.

"This is about as close to neutral a jobs report can get inCanada ..."

The report also found the average wage growth in February was 3.1 per cent.

For the province, the unemployment rate was 5.6 per cent in February. Average hourly wages for permanent employees rose by 3.1 percent from last February, down from the 3.3 percent year-over-year increase in January. That's up from 5.4 per cent in January but down from 6.4 per cent in February 2017. Full-time employment decreased by 10,500 jobs while part-time employment increased by 12,800 jobs.

The province gained a total of 2,300 jobs compared to last month.

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