Employment in New Brunswick

Employment in New Brunswick

N.B.’s Employment Back To Pre-Covid Level With 4,200 Jobs Added In November

Dec 4, 2020

by Inda Intiar

Employment in New Brunswick returned to pre-Covid-19 levels in November, with 4,200 jobs gained, according to Statistic Canada’s latest labour force survey.

According to Statistics Canada, the 1.2 percent monthly increase is the first significant employment gain for New Brunswick since substantial growth in May and June.

The bulk of the jobs gained (3,400) were full-time roles. The unemployment rate in the province fell 0.5 percentage points to 9.6 percent.

Those gains were mostly in the services producing sector, with 285,600 people employed in that sector in November.

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