During the six months since Workforce Planning Hamilton (WPH) released our 2013 Labour Market Plan new data has become available through the National Household Survey as well as a special data set that profiles job seeking clients accessing Employment Ontario services and programs.
- Youth are less likely to access employment services than people of prime working age
- Clients with specialized needs can be difficult to serve due to increased barriers to obtaining sustainable employment
- Education levels of EO clients are lower than those of the employed workforce
- A low number of employment service clients are referred to an apprenticeship program