Staffing actions taken by businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, by business characteristics

Frequency: Occasional Monthly

Table: 33-10-0231-01

Release date: 2020-04-29

Geography: Canada

This table displays the results of Staffing actions taken by businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, by business characteristics.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Business characteristics (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Staffing action taken.
Business characteristicsReduced staff hours or shiftsIncreased staff hours or shiftsReduced salaries or wagesFroze salaries or wagesIncreased salaries or wagesFroze bonus paymentsDelayed compensationHired more staffLaid off staffImplemented an Employment Insurance (EI) work-sharing programIntroduced temporary cost-reduction measuresAltered or changed contributions to pension or benefit plansOther staffing action takenNo changes have been implemented with regards to staffingStaffing action taken, unknown
Canada, all provinces and territories38.13.213.410.
Newfoundland and Labrador33.50.413.
Prince Edward Island40.44.213.910.
Nova Scotia35.43.910.
New Brunswick37.
British Columbia41.32.613.910.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), all industries38.13.213.410.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction [21]
Utilities [22]
Construction [23]41.10.613.810.
Manufacturing [31-33]47.14.414.613.
Wholesale trade [41]42.52.717.811.
Retail trade [44-45]49.64.814.411.
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]44.62.618.
Information and cultural industries [51]
Finance and insurance [52]
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]30.22.913.
Professional, scientific and technical services [54]31.11.914.811.40.710.09.91.323.62.313.13.43.837.22.0
Management of companies and enterprises [55]28.53.319.
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services [56]
Educational services [61]36.72.714.510.
Health care and social assistance [62]
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]37.21.315.512.
Accommodation and food services [72]50.31.613.
Other services (except public administration) [81]
Public administration [91]
Business size of employment, all employment sizes238.13.213.410.
0 employees14.
1 to 4 employees34.61.913.
5 to 19 employees45.62.412.910.
20 to 99 employees51.05.517.713.77.412.35.55.761.74.917.64.73.414.40.3
100 to 249 employees50.28.119.414.710.412.73.28.854.55.723.56.62.917.40.7
250 to 499 employees50.79.920.
500 or more employees59.412.324.519.713.
Business type, all businesses38.13.213.410.
Government agencies344.
Private sector businesses38.42.813.810.
Non-profit organizations34.06.610.411.
Majority ownership, all ownerships438.13.213.410.
Majority ownership, woman33.22.710.
Majority ownership, First Nations, Métis or Inuit40.
Majority ownership, visible minority43.12.514.612.
Majority ownership, immigrant to Canada39.82.313.
Majority ownership, person with a disability38.72.89.411.
Majority ownership, other39.33.314.311.


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