The Woolwich Observer - - COMMENT -

Av­er­age weekly earn­ings of em­ploy­ees were $967 in Jan­uary, lit­tle changed from De­cem­ber and up 1.8% from Jan­uary 2016. Av­er­age weekly earn­ings in On­tario rose 2.2% to $986, with man­u­fac­tur­ing, fi­nance and in­sur­ance, as well as health care and so­cial as­sis­tance con­tribut­ing the most to the in­crease. Non-farm pay­roll em­ploy­ees worked an av­er­age of 32.7 hours per week in Jan­uary, down from 32.8 hours in both the pre­vi­ous month and 12 months ear­lier.

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