Labour market

Workforce Profile of the Manufacturing Sector (2004)

Profile Summary

This workforce profile of the manufacturing sector provides an overview of current workforce demographics and lists a number of areas where action might be taken to address the critical human resource issues of retention recruitment and skills development. The profile draws upon two primary data sources, the 2003 Labour Force Survey and the 2001 Census of Canada.

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2007-04-18

Serious Economic Issues and Policy Solutions (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The third bi-annual Canadian Labour and Business Centre Leadership Survey of 4,442 private sector business leaders, public sector management, and private and public sector labour leaders was conducted between March and April 2000.

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2007-04-13

The Healthy Workplace (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The third biannual Canadian Labour and Business Centre Leadership Survey was conducted between March and April 2000, and was sent to 4,442 business leaders in the private sector, public sector management and leaders of trade unions.

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2007-04-13

Labour-Management Relations in Canada: Trends and Impacts (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The health of the relationship between management and labour has a very real impact on the economic and social well being of all Canadians. The state of this relationship affects economic performance at different levels of the economy. The interactions between management and labour may be quite different at the various levels, from individual workplaces to industry sectors to the national economic environment and labour market.

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2007-04-13

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

Higher Education Credentials, Higher Skills, and Lost Purchasing Power: A Dilemma for Workforce Development Policy and Practice (2007)

Mr. Sticht looks at the pros and cons of the Adult Education and Literacy System (AELS) of the United States changing its emphasis from encouraging Adult Basic Education students to obtain a GED to obtaining a "transitional" GED which would allow them to qualify for and transition into college, and acquire a two- or four-year college degree.

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2007-03-13

Study Reveals Cracks in Canada's Literacy Foundation: Community says politics must not stand in the way of progress - comments by MCL (2005)

This press release from the Movement for Canadian Literacy regarding the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLSS) which reveals serious cracks in Canada's literacy foundation with as many as 4 in 10 Canadian adults below the skill level considered necessary to thrive in today's knowledge society.

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2006-03-30

Submission to The Honourable Dwight Duncan Minister of Finance (2006)

The Ontario Literacy Coalition (OLC), now called Essential Skills Ontario, is a charitable, non-profit adult literacy organization with close to 300 members from across the province, made up of literacy programs, networks, individuals, and people with literacy challenges.

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2006-02-01

The Limits and Possibilities of Privatization (1993)

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

The privatization of government- funded labour market programs for women has significantly altered the context of job-entry training both for participants and trainers. This changing context has created both opportunities and constraints for women.

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2004-08-28

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