Often, the term “manufacturing” conjures images of large factories where employees work on an assembly line to piece things together, such as fabricated metal products, machinery, and automobiles. Given the diversity of products and production methods, there are many different jobs within the manufacturing sector.
An overview of job opportunities in sewing in the GTA, with discussion of occupations in this sector; types of employers; expected compensation; English speaking requirement; training programs available; and stories in the media.
Information on employment services, programs, and a job board, either designed specifically for, or likely to appeal to, refugee newcomer women. Also included are links to published reports on the particular employment challenges faced by immigrant women in Canada.