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Women in the Canadian labour market

Women in the Canadian labour market

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Published by Canadian Public Policy in Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Canada.,
  • Women employees -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe sponsor: Canadian Workplace Research Network ; guest editors: Richard P. Chaykowski, Lisa M. Powell.
    SeriesCanadian public policy -- v. 25, Supplement, November 1999
    ContributionsChaykowski, Richard P. 1958-, Powell, Lisa M. 1966-, John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy., Canadian Workplace Research Network.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6099 .W66 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18917151M
    ISBN 100662117220

      Under mounting pressure from women, Canada introduced employment policies to address the gender wage gap and women's access to a wider range of jobs. The policies were generally introduced between the late s and early s. Over time these policies have shifted from focusing on equality to emphasising equity. Two pivotal policies are pay equity Cited by: The History of Canadian women is the study of the historical experiences of women living in Canada and the laws and legislation affecting Canadian women. In colonial French and British North America, Indigenous women's roles were often challenged by missionaries, and their marriages to European fur traders often brought their communities into the fur al mortality (per ,): 7.

    labour market than to develop new legal conceptions of equality. II. Free Trade and Neo-Liberalism in Canada There was tremendous turmoil in the Canadian labour market in the s fueled by the economic restructuring driven by the so . This paper provides a review of the progress of women in the labour market over the last 30 years. We begin with a discussion of the theoretical underpinnings and the empirical evidence of the labour supply decisions of women. We then draw on Labour Force Survey data to examine the trends in labour force participation, and employment trends by industry and work patterns.

    Last year, women amounted to just 13 per cent of the construction and maintenance industry labour force, and a paltry per cent of on-site workers. Across all Canadian industries, meanwhile, women make up 48 per cent of the labour force. Despite this huge gap, there are some promising indicators. action, labour market disparities may grow, as certain groups of workers face greater risks than others. % of jobs in Canada are at risk of automation, around the OECD average. A higher share of jobs, %, are at risk of a significant change. While this is lower than the OECD average, it remains a large shareFile Size: KB.


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