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By Winnie Ng, Aparna Sundar, Grace-Edward Galabuzi, Sedef Arat-Koc, Salmaan Khan and Sareh Serajelahi

This study traces the trajectory of a...

Non-hiring and dismissal of senior workers: is it all about the money? By Dr. Pnina Alon-Shenker
 

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It is a fact of the Canadian labour market that the pay gap between men and women continues to...

The rise in precarious work has had a disproportionate impact on racialized workers, women,...

Good jobs should address the interaction of race, gender, disability, LGBTQ, Aboriginal and...

Numerous studies have documented the prevalence of systemic discrimination in employment. Women,...

Income disparities arising from unequal access to labour markets have an adverse effect on a wide...

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In the aftermath of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, representatives from government, business and ...

Nationally, President Obama’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), launched in 2011, brings ...

Statoil was created in 1972 to harvest the enormous oil reserves discovered in the North Sea in 1969...

In 1990 Norway established its Sovereign Wealth Fund (formally called ‘Government Pension Fund —...

While other OECD countries have youth unemployment rates (well) above the labour market average, ...

Germany’s ‘dual’ apprenticeship system is comprised of an education component and a practical or ...

“More than ever before, Canadians play many different roles in their lives. They are workers,...

Unifor was a proud participant in a three year case study undertaken by the Mental Health Commission...

Any conversation about good jobs must include a conversation about the health and welfare of workers...

The concept of ‘climate justice’ first came to being in the civil rights movement in the U.S. in the...

The Temporary Foreign Workers Program has been a hot topic of conversation within Canada, which has...

The term precarity was adopted by social scientists to define states of employment that lack the...

The health of Canada’s labour force since the 2008 recession has been hotly debated in the media and...

With a number of high profile work stoppages and government interventions since the 2008 recession,...

In Canada, there has been a long-term trend of declining unionization rates, from 38% in 1981 to 30...

There is a wealth of information to be found on the Government of Canada’s websites about collective...

What is a Guaranteed Annual Income

Debate over whether Canada should...

What is a Living Wage?

The term “living wage” is used to describe...

Historical Development of Minimum Wage Laws

Minimum wage laws have...

Income inequality (and wealth inequality) has been...

Many young worker and student advocates have raised concern in recent years regarding the...

A growing list of researchers and policy analysts suggest the more substantial challenges facing...

There are significant economic and social costs to long-term youth unemployment. Lower overall career earnings, less opportunity for skills development are...

In 2013, 387,000 young people (between 15 and 24 years old) looked, but couldn’t find a job. The...

Canada’s job market performance has been underwhelming since the 2008 recession. Un- and underemployment remains frustratingly high, in many regions of the...

It is well-documented that racialized individuals disproportionately experience low-wage and...

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Too many retailers believe that they must offer bad jobs to keep prices low.  As a result, a growing...

Climate change is happening. How Canada responds will have important and far-reaching implications for the environment, the economy and the labour market....

Getting the conversation started...

For too many people in Canada today, the dream of landing a good job is out of reach. For an increasing number...