Literacy in the Workplace (1998)

This article examines the "fit" or "mismatch" between the job requirements of Canadian workers and their literacy skills. It explores patterns of literacy use and under-use in the labour market. The study uses the Canadian results of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) to measure three types of literacy (prose, document and quantitative).

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