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End the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Two or three decades ago many young Canadians gained valuable work experience thanks to part-time jobs that allowed them enough flexibility to study, work and pay college fees. 341 more words


Omaha: What Happens When There’s a Labor Shortage?

The unemployment rate in Nebraska is now down to 2.9% and even in Omaha, a relatively large metropolitan area of 850,000, it is only 3.2%.  As reported by the… 263 more words

Jack Heidel

There is No Job Shortage – It’s a Training Shortage

Politicians keep shouting “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs” but it should be “Training, Training, Training.” If you talk to just about anyone in business management, the number one challenge they identify is the difficulty in finding and retaining qualified employees. 584 more words


Tech Worker in US - There is a shortage at the price big tech companies want to pay

You may have noticed that the big tech companies are agitating for an expansion of the H1B visa system whereby foreigners with certain tech skills can come and work in the US. 243 more words

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The Skills gap in US - The available evidence does not support the idea that there are serious skill gaps or skill shortages writes Wharton School's prof

Overall, the available evidence does not support the idea that there are serious skill gaps or skill shortages in the US labour force. The prevailing situation in the US labour market, as in most developed economies, continues to be skill mismatches where the average worker and job candidate has more education than their current job requires. 54 more words

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Marketplace of Ideas

Looking for some stories from the week’s economic news to sink your teeth into? Read on.

  • Children raised by married parents typically have better social and economic outcomes, but why?
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Marketplace Of Ideas

Coming Up: A Labor Shortage?

It may seem fanciful, but a new report published last week by The Conference Board concludes that the United States and other advanced economies will actually face significant labor shortages over the coming decade and a half. 496 more words