Labour relations

A Manual for Setting up an Essential Skills Program within the Union or Workplace (2006)

Workplace essential skills programs have certain principles of good practice that ensure quality programming. They include: The union is a full partner from the outset in the initiative, including any needs assessment, program design, program evaluation, hiring staff and program delivery. The intent of the essential skills program is not to “fix” workers.

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2009-07-29

Viewpoints '98 - Regional Analysis of Results (1999)

In 1998, the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC) surveyed Canadian business, labour, and public sector leaders to explore their views on major economic issues and potential solutions, alternative work arrangements, demographic issues, and the current state of labour/management relations in Canada.

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2008-01-18

Bargaining Basic Skills (2000)

What Unions Should Know About Negotiating Worker-Centred Literacy Programs

This handbook is designed to help unions negotiate literacy and basic skills programs for their members. It is intended for those unions just starting to consider the possibility of bargaining for a literacy program, as well as unions that already have language on training but are seeking to add a basic skills component.

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2007-11-26

Employment Law & Labour Standards - Student Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and then understanding the legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. This manual uses simple language to help students understand some basic legal concepts relating to employment and the workplace.

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2007-09-27

Viewpoints '96 (1999)

A Survey of Canadian Business, Labour, and Public Sector Leaders

The Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC) is an independent organization which seeks to improve the dialogue between labour and business in Canada. In early 1996, the CLMPC surveyed 1500 Canadian business, labour, and public sector leaders to explore their views on major economic issues and potential solutions, alternative work arrangements, and the current state of labour/management relations in Canada.

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2007-09-25

The Role and Performance of Labour-sponsored Investment Funds in the Canadian Economy (1995)

An Institutional Profile

This research report was prepared to assist the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre's (CLMPC) Task Force on Access to Capital, which has examined issues pertaining to the financing of Canadian high value - added investment. CLMPC research into labour-sponsored investment funds reflects original, detailed study of these relatively new actors in Canada's financial system.

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2007-08-28

An Overview of the National Literacy Secretariat Business and Labour Partnership (2007)

Policy Digest

The Business and Labour Partnership Program is a program of the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources and Social Development Canada started in 1988. Its aim was to develop and sustain partnerships between business, labour, education, and government sectors that would support adult work-related literacy.

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2007-07-17

Fostering Partnership Development in Workplace Literacy (2007)

A Case Study of the Canadian National Literacy Secretariat Business and Labour Partnership Program

The purpose of this in-depth case study was to document a government initiative through the National Literacy Secretariat called the Business and Labour Partnership Program that has been in existence since 1988.

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2007-06-15

Focus on the Health Care Sector (2002)

ViewPoints 2002

The Canadian Health Care system is facing significant challenges that are evolving over time. In addition to the central issues of funding and delivery models, health care is confronting important human resource issues. Demographic trends combined with anticipated growth in demand for skilled health care professionals point to skill shortages as a serious issue to be faced by the health care system and the people it serves.

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2007-05-16

Nova Scotia TriPartite Forum Proceedings - July 2005 (2005)

On July 5, 2005, the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour convened a Tripartite Forum on labour/management relations in the province. The Canadian Labour and Business Centre was asked to help to organize and facilitate the Forum.

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2007-05-09

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