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  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202301200005
    Description: Different industrial sectors depend on temporary foreign workers (TFWs) to varying degrees because of unique levels of labour shortages and specific skill requirements. Analyzing the role of TFWs across industrial sectors in Canada provides empirical evidence to inform the formulation of policies and strategies that support the needs of Canadian businesses and the well-being of TFWs. This article uses linked administrative data to analyze the distribution of TFWs across industries and their proportion in the workforce within each industry from 2010 to 2020.
    Release date: 2023-12-21

  • Articles and reports: 14-28-0001202300100002
    Description: In the publication Quality of Employment in Canada, the Involuntary part-time work rate indicator is the number of persons whose reason for working part-time in their main job is business conditions or could not find work with 30 or more hours, expressed as a percentage of the total number of persons working part-time at their main job.
    Release date: 2023-06-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2022001
    Description:

    This study uses data from the Statistics Canada Longitudinal Worker File linked to Canadian census records to examine the impact of firm closures and involuntary job loss on entry into gig work. The analysis distinguishes between the actions of those who experienced an actual layoff associated with a firm closure and those who worked in a closing firm but did not necessarily wait until the closure (“impending layoff”).

    Release date: 2022-09-27

  • Articles and reports: 14-28-0001202000100011
    Description:

    In the publication Quality of Employment in Canada, the Multiple jobholder indicator is the number of employed persons who reported holding more than one job simultaneously during the reference week of the survey, expressed as a percentage of all employed persons.

    Release date: 2022-05-30

  • Stats in brief: 45-20-00032021005
    Description:

    This fourth installment of Eh-Sayers focusses on the growing market of gigs and their place in an ever-changing landscape of job flexibility and/or instability. What are the socio-economic benefits and drawbacks of a gig worker and how are they affected by Covid-19? As more people work remotely and the workday structure changes due to Covid-19, How will the Canadian economy reflect these changes moving forward? Paul Glavin, associate professor, Department of Sociology at McMaster University discusses the impact and acceleration, freedom and limitations for gig workers across the nation.

    Release date: 2022-01-07

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100021
    Description:

    A new study looks at the some of the challenges in tracking the gig economy in real time and profiles the approximately 1.7 million Canadians who worked in the gig economy prior to the pandemic. In addition to the short-term concerns, the study looks at how the gig economy may evolve in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic based on earlier data trends.

    Release date: 2020-05-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020030
    Description:

    This infographic is designed to provide data on the number of temporary foreign workers employed in primary agriculture. These data include jobs filled by industry, province, and farm revenue. They also include top countries of citizenship for temporary foreign workers.

    Release date: 2020-04-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019089
    Description:

    This infographic provides information on the number and characteristics of gig workers, including gender, regional, and occupational differences.

    Release date: 2019-12-16

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019025
    Description:

    This study identifies gig workers based on characteristics of their work arrangements and how these are reported in tax data. It introduces a definition of gig work specific to the way work arrangements are reported in the Canadian tax system and estimates the size of the gig economy in Canada using administrative data. The share of gig workers among all workers rose from 5.5% in 2005 to 8.2% in 2016. Some of this increase coincided with the introduction and proliferation of online platforms. The analysis highlights gender differences in the trends and characteristics of gig workers. By linking administrative data to 2016 Census microdata, this study also examines educational and occupational differences in the prevalence of gig workers.

    Release date: 2019-12-16

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201935022104
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-16
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