Why care about literacy? (2011)

This document was prepared by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) to help busy union executives understand why literacy and essential skills are vital issues for them and their membership.

The authors point out that strong literacy skills can protect jobs in changing times and in the face of increased emphasis on certification. They offer suggestions for encouraging workers to take advantage of available training opportunities and for encouraging employers to deal with employees’ literacy issues in positive and progressive ways.

They also discuss how investing in workplace training benefits both employees and employers.

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Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Why care about literacy? 2011. Web. 17 Jan. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/cupe/why_care/why_care.pdf>
Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) (2011). Why care about literacy?. Retrieved January 17, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/cupe/why_care/why_care.pdf
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