Employment

Employment

The gender balance of employment in rural and small town Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Justin Curto
Neil Rothwell
Publisher: 
Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses rural-urban differences in the patterns of employment of women and men.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14810964
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Hidden actors, muted voices: the employment of rural women in Saskatchewan forestry and agrifood industries

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Diane Martz
Maureen Reed
Ingrid Brueckner
Suzanne Mills
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents the nature and limited extent of the employment experiences of rural women in the forestry and agri-food industries.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662434536
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Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Coalition of Community-Based Employability Training

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Training

Works to help community-based trainers become known worldwide for excellence in client-centered training and employment services.

Primary Telephone: 
250-382-9675
Fax Number: 
250-382-9677
Street Address: 
975 Alston St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9A 3S5

Pan-Canadian sector council & immigrant dialogue: barriers affecting the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants into

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English
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Paper
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Publisher: 
Canadian Coalition of Community-Based Employability Training
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Identifies and measures specific issues and barriers preventing the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants and refugees into the Canadian workforce.

Are wage supplements the answer to the problems of the working poor?

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English
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Author: 
Andrew Jackson
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines different recommendations and finds wage supplements can play useful supporting roles in assisting the working poor, but should not be seen as the centerpiece of a new social architecture.

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ISBN 0886274990
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Includes bibliographical references.

Work-life balance

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Horizons
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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ISSN 14936704
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and employment: removing fiscal barriers to women's labour force participation

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Kathleen A Lahey
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes how Canadian fiscal policy reinforces barriers women face when they try to gain equal access to full-time work with equal pay. Examines proposals that would remove or reduce these barriers.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.L34 2005
ISBN 0662416759 (PDF)
ISBN 0662416767 (HTML)

Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization dedicated to the inclusion, job retention, and advancement of current and future professionals with disabilities.

Primary Telephone: 
250-474-5939
Email Address: 
info@canadianprofessionals.org
Street Address: 
714 Warder Place
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9A 7H6

Making family child care work: strategies for improving the working conditions of family childcare providers

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rachel Cox
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines licensed providers of child daycare services who work from their homes in three provinces, and provides a legal analysis of their entitlement to benefits such as employment insurance and pension and labour law protection.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.C69 2005
ISBN 0662381041
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Pour en faire un véritable emploi, des stratégies pour améliorer les conditions de travail des responsables de service de garde en milieu familial.

Women's work, health, and quality of life

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Afaf Ibrahim Meleis (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Looks at the interrelationship of work (whether paid or unpaid) and health issues and examines specific occupational attitudes, behaviors, and conditions that affect the well-being of women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0789016613
WORK.W66 2001
Notes: 
Has been co-published simultaneously as "Women & health," vol. 33, numbers 1/2, 2001. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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