Best Practices – CWS

An Organizational Needs Assessment Partnership Model: Government of Nova Scotia & Nova Products Ltd. (2011)

Case study

This document describes how a Nova Scotia company partnered with the province’s Department of Labour and Workforce Development to identify and address emerging Essential Skills training needs caused by growth, labour market forces, and new technology.

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2013-06-24

Canadian Auto Workers, Local 1520, Pre-Layoff Course (2011)

Case study

This case study looks at an eight-hour adjustment course designed by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union to help workers prepared for the impending closure of Ford’s assembly plant in St. Thomas, Ontario, in 2011.

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2013-06-17

Apprenticeship Training Program for Postal Workers (2011)

Case study

This document outlines an apprenticeship training program undertaken by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and Canada Post Corporation (CPC) to help qualified employees upgrade their skills and gain access to opportunities for promotion.

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2013-06-14

Canadian Auto Workers Workplace Training Program (2011)

Case study

This is a case study of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union’s workplace training program, which focuses both on issues specific to the workplace, union and industry, and on broader political and economic issues.

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2013-06-12

Aquila Tours - Ensuring that Work & Learning are Fun (2013)

Case study

This brief document looks at how a tour operator based in Saint John, New Brunswick, has strengthened learning opportunities for its employees.

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2013-04-23

Assumption Life - The 70/20/10 Rule of Learning (2012)

Case Study

This document looks at how one company saw employee satisfaction increase as a result of a new approach to training and development.

Assumption Life, based in Moncton, New Brunswick, is a major provider of insurance and financial services. In 2001, the company had a modest training budget and was seeing little return on that investment.

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2013-04-18
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