The Island's jobless rate fell to 9.3 per cent in August, down from 9.5 per cent the previous month, according to Statistics Canada.
Statistics Canada's labour force survey says the jobless rate hit six per cent in August, up from 5.8 per cent in July.
Windsor's rate is now tenth highest among 34 larger Canadian cities.
Nationally, the economy lost 51,600 jobs, and the jobless rate rose from 5.8 per cent to 6 per cent.
(Employment - By the thousands) There were 18,631,000 people employed in Canada in August, a drop of 0.3 percent. "The only consolation is that the weakness is in part-time jobs, full-time was up". In the 12 months to August, part-time work decreased by 93,000 (-6.7%).
The disappointing jobs data did not change investor expectations for a central bank interest rate rise next month, with chances of a hike at the October 24 meeting held at about 60 percent, money market data showed.Читайте также: Cory Booker releases more confidential Kavanaugh documents
The loss of jobs almost wiped out the gains made across the country in July when employment positions increased by 54,100.
Ontario experienced the biggest decrease of the provinces by far with a loss of 80,100 jobs - nearly all of which were part time.
Alberta's unemployment rate held steady at 6.7 per cent.
There was another slide in average hourly wage growth, which closely watched by the Bank of Canada.
Ontario bared the brunt of losses in the professional, scientific, technical services industries.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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