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Assessing the impact of restructuring and work reorganization in long term care workers' health issues  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/assessing-impact.pdf

Points to the gaps in knowledge about and recognition of the health hazards women face under changing conditions in long-term care.

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Published: 2000
Assisting occupations in support of health services group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/AssistingGroup.pdf

Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in assistant or support positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care."

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Published: 2006
Technical occupations in health group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/TechnicalGroup.pdf

Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in technical positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care."

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Published: 2006
Producing a portrait of ancillary workers in the health care sector  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/AncillaryWorkersinHCIntro.pdf.pdf

Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care."

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Published: 2006
Sales and service group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/SalesGroup.pdf
Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in sales and service positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care." (See Details)
Published: 2006
Who counts as a health care worker?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/pub/critical.html
Examines the work done by "ancillary" health care workers, i.e. cleaners, clerial workers, and others, and how the importance of this work is often unrecognized by health care policy makers. (See Details)
Published: 2006
The pains of privatization: how contracting out hurts health support workers, their families, and health care  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/painsPrivatization.pdf
Examines the impact of privatization on cleaning and food service jobs and workers in the health care system in British Columbia. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Who counts as a health care worker?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39467
Argues that quality of health care is threatened by new labour practices that treat certain workers (ancillary) as unimportant to good care. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Critical to care: women and ancillary work in health care  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/CriticaltoCareReport.pdf
Examines the gendered nature of ancillary work, as well as its importance in the provision of quality health care. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Management occupations group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/ManagementOccupations.pdf.pdf
Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in management positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care." (See Details)
Published: 2006