Job security

Dilemmas of Owners and Workers in a Risk Society (2009)

CPRN Research Report

The paper examines perceptions of risk among employees and employers in small information technology (IT) firms. The authors point to an environment of growing insecurity about unemployment, underemployment and the future of pension plans. Specifically, they investigate what meaning workers attach to risks borne to support the viability of the firm.

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2010-04-07

Refusing Dangerous Work (B): Reading Flowcharts (2009)

Lesson Plan 25

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners who are or will be entering the workforce. Learners will read and create flowcharts that explain their right to refuse unsafe work . This is the second of two lessons on refusing dangerous work.

The two Essential Skills required are Reading, and Document Use.

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2009-11-04

Refusing Dangerous Work (A): Understanding Essential Workplace Documents (2009)

Lesson Plan 24

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners who are or will be entering the workforce. Learners will use authentic workplace documents to understand the process for refusing dangerous work. This is the first of two lessons on refusing dangerous work.

The two Essential Skills required are Reading, and Document Use.

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2009-11-04

Measuring Success - International Comparisons and Bottom Lines (2005)

On June 3, 2005, Sue Turner, on behalf of the Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestnet), welcomed delegates to Measuring Success: International Comparisons and Bottom Lines. Sue explained that the conference sessions would feature the preliminary findings of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) and

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2006-05-30

Essential Skills & The Northern Oil and Gas Workforce (2005)

The focus of Essential Skills and the Northern Oil and Gas Workforce was on effective training with a particular emphasis on the role of essential skills enhancement in the development of the northern workforce. It was hoped that this conference would help to raise awareness of essential skills and provide a jumping off point for increased essential skills integration in education and workplace training programs.

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2006-05-05
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