Provincial Employment Roundtable

The Provincial Employment Roundtable (PERT) is a non-profit multi-stakeholder initiative focused on addressing the employment and employability challenges facing Québec’s English-speaking community.

A Word from our President

“The creation of the Provincial Employment Roundtable is a milestone in the life of the English Speaking community of Quebec. Through PERT, we now have the capacity to interact effectively and tenaciously with all levels of government in an effort to increase the employment opportunities of English speakers and improve the Quebec economy.”

James Hughes, President of the Provincial Employment Roundtable

An Overview of Employment in Quebec

Unemployment for the month
of August 2021
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
August 2021: 5.80%
EMPLOYMENT RATE
60.4%
PARTICIPATION RATE
64.1%

Latest News

Read recent news from the Provincial Employment Roundtable and its partners about the labour market, skills training and employment challenges impacting Québec’s English-speakers.

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Although Québec's English-speakers represent approximately 14% of the total population, the funding provided to English-language employment services does not reflect the community's demographic weight.

Lack of affordable transportation options hinders access to services, programs and employment opportunities for many English-speakers living in Québec's rural and remote areas.

We are looking to interview English speakers in Québec who have completed, received or are seeking French Second Language (FSL) programs and services.

Interested in sharing your experience?

Sign up here:https://mailchi.mp/57d31a7567e2/fsl-interview-sign-up

The Employment Services Sectoral Table seeks to address the gaps in employment service delivery and skills training that are contributing to the employment and employment challenges of English-speaking communities of Québec.
Find out more about it here: https://pertquebec.ca/current-activities/about-the-provincial-employment-roundtables-sectoral-tables/

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Telephone (toll-free): 1-855-773-7885
Email: info@pertquebec.ca

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm