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National Occupational Standards: Introduction – Benefits and Uses (2011)

This document offers an introduction to National Occupation Standards (NOS), which describe the standard knowledge, skill, and performance required to be considered competent in a particular occupation.

These standards apply to all employees in an occupation, regardless of their work setting or company size, and are compiled in collaboration with occupational and industry experts, the authors explain.

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2014-04-03

Home Support Workers: Raising our Voices – Toward Workforce Adjustment Through Policy and Strategic Action (2006)

Final Report

This is the final report of a committee established in New Brunswick in the spring of 2005 with the mandate of developing a sector adjustment strategy for home support workers in that province.

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2013-02-05

Changing Times, New Ways of Working (1997)

Alternative Working Arrangements and Changes in Working Time

As the world of work changes in response to forces like globalization, technological advances and competition, more and more workplaces are turning to new work arrangements such as flextime, job sharing and part-time work. This report provides analysis of the impact, costs and benefits of alternative approaches to work arrangements and working time.

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2007-11-07

National Seminar on the Changing Workplace (1998)

Summary of Proceedings

The number and types of jobs available in the labour market and the nature of work itself has changed significantly significantly over the past two decades. For the past several years, the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC) has examined the phenomenon of the changing world of work, focusing on Canadian workplaces and sectors.

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2007-10-03

Employment Law & Labour Standards - Tutor 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. Literacy tutors can use this manual to help students understand some basic legal concepts relating to employment and the workplace.

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2007-09-27

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

A Hell of a Good Job! Finding Work that Matters (1998)

Volume 1

This is the first in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

To Every Work a Season: Adapting to Change (1998)

Volume 3

This is the third in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

Chance and Luck: Making a Job (1998)

Volume 4

This is the fourth in the series, Working Lives, four volumes designed to provide relevant and engaging literacy materials that speak directly to the concerns and interests of adult learners. All essays in each volume are accompanied by questions for discussion and, where necessary, word lists and follow-up notes and activities.

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2005-06-13

The Costs and Benefits of a National Child Care System in Canada (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1986 - vol. 4 no. 4

This article is taken from the Executive Summary of The Costs and Benefits of a National Child Care System for Canada.

The document, written in the late 1980s, discusses a crisis in child care in Canada. The document states that the vast majority of children who need child care services are denied access to quality, licensed care.

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2004-02-13

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