Trends and Forecasts: How Aboriginal Employment is Changing the Labour Landscape in Saskatchewan

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Trends and Forecasts: How Aboriginal Employment is Changing the Labour Landscape in Saskatchewan

  1. 1. WelcomeHow Aboriginal Employment is Changingthe Labour Landscape in Saskatchewan
  2. 2. AgendaDashboardSpeakersQ&AFollow-Up
  3. 3. John LagimodierePresidentACS Aboriginal Consulting ServicesPublisherEagle Feather News
  4. 4. Building the Business Case Best Practices in Recruitment & Retention of First Nations and Métis EmployeesPresented by:John Lagimodiere,Aboriginal Consulting Services
  5. 5. Demographics: Key Stats for SaskMedian age:• Aboriginal – 21 years• Rest of Sask – 41 yearsPopulation growth, 96 to 06:• Aboriginal increased by 28%• Rest of Sk decreased by 6%
  6. 6. Demographics: Key Stats for Sasknemployment rate January 2012: • Canada – 7.0% • Saskatchewan – 5.1% • Aboriginal in Sask – 15.9%ercentage of labour force: • In 1995 it was 11% • Estimated for 2045 – 31%
  7. 7. How to start Create an Aboriginal strategy Build the relationship
  8. 8. Recruiting• Can’t find them • Where are ya looking?• No applications • Communication (eyes• Poor performance in and ears) job interviews • Pre employment plans • Apprenticeship programs • The schools SIIT, SIAST, FNUC, DTI(career fairs) • The shoulder tap (poach)
  9. 9. Retaining• Turn over • Flexibility• Absenteeism • EAP assistance and• Moving onward and options (wakes, upward Elders) • Corporate culture • Harassment policies • Aboriginal awareness • Engage union • Support
  10. 10. Internal Aboriginal Awareness• Terminology• Demographics• Treaties & Indian Act• Taxes• Métis History & Current Issues• Success Stories• Cultural Impacts
  11. 11. Success Stories• Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA)• Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership (La Ronge)• Athabasca Basin Development Limited Partnership • SaskTel • W&R Concrete • Whitecap
  12. 12. What can First Nation and Métis citizens do?• Get up in the morning!• Safety tickets and other training• Trades, post secondary• Support each other
  13. 13. Thank youPresented by:John LagimodiereJohnL@eaglefeathernews.com, 306-978-8118www.eaglefeathernews.com
  14. 14. Q&APlease send your questions via the Chat orQuestion widget on your dashboard.
  15. 15. Stay in TouchThank you for joining us! Verona Thibault President, SEDA @saskecdevassoc @growourregion verona.thibault@seda.sk.ca 306-384-5817 John Lagimodiere President, ACS Aboriginal Consulting Services Publisher, Eagle Feather News @johnlag_efn johnL@eaglefeathernews.com 306-978-8118

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