Employment opportunities

Assessing and Recognizing Foreign Credentials in Canada - Employers' Views (2001)

The Canadian Labour Business Centre (CLBC) carried out a study from October 2000 and January 2001 exploring Canadian employers’ views and experiences with assessing and recognizing the credentials of foreign-trained workers, as well as approaches to raising the awareness of employers on these subjects.

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2007-03-22

Notes for presentation to House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (2006)

In these notes, Charles Ramsey presents NALD before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Ramsey also emphasizes the need for the federal government investment and leadership in both workforce and workplace literacy for adult Canadians.

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2006-11-03

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

Older Women Learning: Now and Always (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

There are a great many doubts to be dispelled about learning and older women. Since the increase in the number of universities in our country in the 50s and with the advent of community colleges in the 60s, there are more opportunities for learning. There are now many alert, older women attending both credit and non-credit courses and completing formal and informal learning programs. Older women CAN and DO learn!

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2004-09-09

The Impact of the National Training Act on Women (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1983 - Vol. 2, No. 1

This article describes a Colloquium on the Impact of the National Training Program on Women, sponsored by CCLOW in Toronto, June 18, 1983. Following the Colloquium, several major recommendations made to the Minister of Employment and Immigration, including affirmative action and improved accesses for part-time education.

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2004-08-17

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs: A Not-So-Trivial Pursuit (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This questionnaire was intended to test the reader's knowledge of the connections between training, education and employment for women in the 1990's.

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2004-08-13

Employment Equity: The Inequality Behind the Law (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

As the title suggests, in this article the author discusses employment equity and the legislation and federal programs in effect at the time of the article's publication, in 1989.

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2004-07-28

Employment Equity in the Ontario College System (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses employment equity for women in the Ontario Community College system. Real change has been seen in some areas and minimal development in others. Special government initiatives have boosted and pushed forward equity, but there is a lack of consistency which has made the job difficult.

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2004-07-28

Labour Market Employability in Richmond County (2004)

Richmond County Literacy Network Strategic Development Plan

This report is an examination of labour market employability in Richmond County, Nova Scotia. It addresses the labour market issues of high unemployment and unfilled jobs or unrealized employment opportunities in Richmond County.

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2004-06-01

The Future is Now (1983)

Women and the Impact of Microtechnology

This is a report on a conference held in September of 1981 to address questions such as: What is happening to women in the technological revolution? Are they benefiting from progress, or are they victimized by it? Are female workers moving toward new jobs, or are their present qualifications becoming useless? What is the role of women in decision-making processes at various levels, local as well as international?

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2004-02-05

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