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WorkWords is an online labour market encyclopedia that provides definitions of key labour market terms, data, uses and concepts.

What is WorkWords?

We created WorkWords to help people better navigate key labour market information (LMI) terms and sources.

Each WorkWords entry contains definitions of often-used labour market terms, links to assist users in finding data sources, and insights on how to best interpret the data to make more informed decisions.

WorkWords Entries

Economic Immigration

Economic Immigration WorkWords Entry Economic immigration is one of four…

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Employment Insurance

Employment Insurance WorkWords Entry Last updated: 07-2021 The Employment Insurance…

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Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy Job vacancy broadly refers to an unfilled position…

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Non-Standard Employment

Non-Standard Employment Last Updated: 11-2020 Definitions and Sources Work in…

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Occupation Occupation broadly refers to the types of professional activities…

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Occupation Outlooks

Occupation Outlooks Identifying potential future labour market imbalances. Last updated:…

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Skills Skills are developed capacities that an individual must demonstrate…

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Wages and Salaries

Wages and Salaries Wages and salaries broadly refer to the…

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