Labour Day,2018.Is Labour Day a cause for celebration for workers? Yes and no! - 8/31/2018
According to Pauline Gallant, spokesperson for the Common Front for Social Justice, “The province has been greatly affected by the world financial crisis of 2008, and has not recovered since. Between 2008 and 2017, the province’s total job numbers have continually deteriorated (excluding the self-employed persons). In 2008 there were 318,400 employees and ten years later, there were 312,400 employees, so a loss of 6,000 employees during this period.” (Table 1). News release.