Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

October 09, 2008 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Employment Statistics

Labour Market Economist Available to the Media Friday Morning

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2008) - Thirty minutes after Statistics Canada releases its monthly Labour Force Survey on Friday, economist Sylvain Schetagne will be available by phone to the media. He is a specialist of the Canadian labour market.

In this decade, very few experts have been able to predict the employment and joblessness trends as well as economist Sylvain Schetagne.

WHAT: Analysis of the jobs numbers in the September Labour Force Survey

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Friday, October 10, 2008

WHO: Sylvain Schetagne

PHONE: 613-526-7412 (direct line)

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.2 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site:

Contact Information

  • Sylvain Schetagne, economist
    Jean Wolff, communications
    613-526-7431 and 613-878-6040