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Health care restructuring, agricultural reform, and rural women's experiences of paid and unpaid work  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Reports on a research project that studied women's accounts of their lives after restructuring in the health care and agricultural sectors.

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Published: 2005
The restructuring of work and women's health: an annotated bibliography  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/work.pdf

Assembles the current knowledge on the health effects for women of work restructuring, focusing on the profound alterations in the economy, the labour force and the organization and nature of work in the last decades of the twentieth century that have had enormous consequences for society and for workers in general.

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Published: 1998
Women's and men's experiences of work and well-being under municipal government restructuring  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/work-wellbeing.pdf

Provides the executive summary of a report, commissioned for the National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH), that examined the ways that amalgamation has changed the nature of work within municipal structures as well as the personal lives of these employees.

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Published: 2001
Work-life compendium 2001: 150 Canadian statistics on work, family and well-being  
http://dsp-psd.pwgsc.gc.ca/Collection/RH64-3-2001E.pdf

Brings together a variety of work-life facts and figures compiled from the most recent Canadian data sources available. Covers a wide range of interrelated topics including changes in the family, child and elder care, labour force participation patterns, income and earnings, public opinion, labour legislation, and industrial, organizational and workplace change. Designed to serve a wide range of readers with an interest in work-life issues, including policy makers, researchers, students, human resource cunsultants, social service and health professionals, employees, managers, and the general public.

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Published: 2001
Work-life balance

Explores the topic of work-life balance and its related consequences. Speaks to the causes and outcomes of time-stress felt, including gender roles and the changing family, declining fertility rates, informal caregivers and, lifetime labour transitions. PDF required.

Published: 2006
Women in Canada: work chapter updates 2003

Provides updated information on women’s participation in the labour market to complement the "Women in Canada" series. Link requries PDF reader.

Published: 2004
Gender equality in the labour market: lessons learned  
http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/cs/sp/hrsdc/edd/reports/2002-002440/spah14910_e.pdf

Identifies policies and programs that have improved position of women in the labour market. Requires a PDF reader.

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Published: 2002
North American Indian, Métis and Inuit women speak about culture, education and work  
http://dsp-psd.pwgsc.gc.ca/Collection/SW21-90-2001E.pdf

Examines the barriers created by policies which do not support Aboriginal women to maintain full cultural lives while pursuing contemporary education and work.

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Published: 2002
Mothers as earners, mothers as carers: responsibility for children, social policy and the tax system  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/publish/research/010419-0662655206-e.html

Examines and recommends how taxation can be used as an instrument of social policy to further women's equality, reduce their economic vulnerability and support mothers as earners and carers.

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Published: 2001
Balancing breastfeeding and work: booklet  
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/7B58881F1D8F3E97CA256F190003F86C/$File/booklet.pdf

Provides information for employers and employees on how and why women should be encouraged to breastfeed and to continue to breastfeed when they return to work.

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Published: 2000