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LMIC's WorkWords is an online labour market encyclopedia that provides definitions of key labour market terms, data, uses and concepts.

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Why we're doing this project

We created WorkWords to help stakeholders better navigate key labour market information terms and sources. Each WorkWords entry contains definitions of often used labour market terms, links to assist users in finding various data sources and insights on how to best to interpret the data so as to make more informed decisions.


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WorkWord Entries

This resource will continue to be updated below as new entries become available.

Have a recommendation for a new entry? Email us at with the subject line "WorkWords".


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Let’s face it, labour market information (LMI) can be confusing. And, to be frank, the term LMI itself sounds like jargon you only hear from researchers, academics or government officials. However, at the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) we are working to change this perception.

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