Clarence Lochhead

Employee Retention, Labour Turnover and Knowledge Transfer (2004)

A Report from the Round Table Discussions with Selected Employment Groups

This report, commissioned by the Canadian Plastics Sector Council (CPSC), provides an analysis of best practices in worker retention and knowledge transfer strategies. It contains both a review of the literature on best practices and a number of case studies of best practices in Canadian plastics manufacturing firms.

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2012-02-07

The Transition Penalty: Unemployment Among Recent Immigrants to Canada (2003)

CLBC Commentary

This document gives us CLBC's commentary concerning the unemployment among recent immigrants to Canada.

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2007-07-11

Demographic Profile of the Transportation Sector (2003)

The highlights of this 2003 report include:
. The “ageing” of Canada’s total workforce continues, as seen in the rising percentage of older workers. The median age of retirement, however, appears to have stabilized in recent years. Since 1997, it has remained at roughly 61, but nonetheless well below what it was a decade ago.

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2007-06-29

Employment Sponsored Training among Recent Immigrants (2002)

The research presented in this paper shows that recent immigrant employees are less likely than the Canadian-born to receive employer sponsored training, even after controlling for several job-related factors known to affect the incidence of training. However, two key factors, language and the match between educational attainment and job skill requirements reduce the negative impact of recent immigrant status on training participation rates.

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2007-06-22

Perspectives on Immigration (2003)

Findings from the Canadian Labour and Business Centre's Survey of Canadian Business, Labour and Public Sector Leaders

While Canada’s immigration system has several objectives, including family reunification and humanitarian commitment, it plays an important role in meeting the nation’s human resource requirements. It is therefore useful to shed light on Canadian management and labour leaders’ perspectives on immigration-related issues, particularly as they will reflect the practical workplace context within which organizations address immigration issues.

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2007-04-20
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