Employment

Employment

But we still have to work: the labour market situation of women workers - 45 years of age and over

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Women's Reference Group on Labour Market Issues
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Finds that women aged 45 and over face considerable barriers to getting or keeping jobs, including outdated technological skills, changed or increased baseline criteria for entry-level positions, and employer biases against middle-aged women. Provides recommendations for changes in government policies and programs that call for increasing public awareness of the value of older women workers.

Women's paid and unpaid work: women in Nova Scotia

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sandra D. McFayden
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides statistical data looking on Nova Scotia women and paid and unpaid work.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888718454
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Obstacles to equality: the double discrimination of women with disabilities: overview article

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rannveig Traustadottir
Publisher: 
DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Examines the lives of women with disabilities and explores the effects of the double discrimination of gender and disability they face. Demonstrates how women with disabilities have been neglected by both the disability field and the feminist movement.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Self-employment for women: policy options that promote equality and ecomonic opportunities

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jennifer Rooney
Donna Lero
Karen Korabik
Denise L. Whitehead
Mona Abbondanza
Jocelyne Tougas
Jane Boyd
Lise Bourque
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on policy options to improve the ability of self-employed womento save for maternity, sickness and other family-related leave, to purchase health and business insurance, and to access business financing.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.S73 2003
ISBN 0662677153
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Le travail autonome des femmes.

Women in Canada: work chapter updates 2003

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Statistics Canada
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 17029163

A tool kit for managers on recruitment, retention and promotion of persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority g

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information and brings together suggestions desinged to enable managers to identify and select diverse candidates, develop talent and empower employees. Includes two booklets, and four pamphlets.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.T66

Women's progress: perspectives on the past, blueprint for the future: conference proceedings

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
Institute for Women's Policy Research
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Provides the papers from the "Women's Progress Perspectives on the Past: Blueprint for the Future" conference, held at Goerge Washing University campus, June 12-13, 1998. Groups the papers into five topics: democracy and society, employment and earnings, family and work, poverty and income, health and well-being, and a miscellaneous category.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.I57 1998

Bringing down the barriers: the labour market and women with disabilities in Ontario

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Gail Fawcett
Publisher: 
Canadian Council of Social Development
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides the most up-to-date statistics available on working-age women with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA. F39 2000

Family background, family income, maternal work and child development

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Pierre Lefebvre
Philip Merrigan
Publisher: 
Human Resources Development Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Hull, QC

Estimates the effects of maternal employment and family income on the behavarioural development of young children. Includes policy implications.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women in New Roles

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

Provides counselling and workshops to enable women to identify educational and vocational goals, and develope skills and tools necessary for finding employment.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 661-3010
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
womeninnewroles@yahoo.com
Fax Number: 
(416) 661-5716
Street Address: 
c/o Jewish Vocational Services North Office 607-1280 Finch Ave W
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3J 3K6
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