Women and Work

Women and Work

by Richard Chaykowski, Lisa Powell


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Women and Work by Richard Chaykowski, Lisa Powell

Women and Work offers analyses of women and the labour market with respect to a wide range of topics that include technological change, skill requirements, and training; income security programs and work decisions of lone parents; the dynamics of welfare participation; school-to-work transitions; equality legislation; and collective bargaining, remuneration, and workplace benefits. Contributors include Gordon Betcherman (Canadian Policy Research Networks and Ekos Research associates), Marie-Thérèse Chicha (Université de Montréal), Ross Finnie (Queen's University and Statistics Canada), John Greenwood (Social Research and Demonstration Corporation), Andrew Jackson (Canadian Labour Congress), Constantine Kapsalis (Data Probe Economic Consulting), Darren Lauzon (HRDC and Statistics Canada), Norm Leckie (Ekos Research Associates), Brenda Lipsett (Human Resources Development Canada), Mark Reesor (Human Resources Development Canada), Ted Wannell (Statistics Canada), Caroline L. Weber (Queen's University), and Iik Urla Zeytinolu (McMaster University).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780889118089
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 08/01/1999
Series: Queen's Policy Studies Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Gender Earnings Gap Amongst Canadian Bachelor's Level University Graduates: A Cross-Cohort, Longitudinal Analysis1
Women and Men's Entitlement to Workplace Benefits: The Influence of Work Arrangements51
Technological Change, Organization Change, and Skill Requirements: Impacts on Women in the Workforce103
The Effect of Computer Skills and Training on Salaries: A Study of Male and Female Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management Professionals143
The Self-Sufficiency Project: What Have We Learned So Far?173
The Dynamics of Welfare Participation in Quebec191
Social Assistance and the Employment Rate of Lone Mothers: An Analysis of Ontario's Live Experiment225
Unions, Collective Bargaining and Labour Market Outcomes for Canadian Working Women: Past Gains and Future Challenges245
The Impact of Labour Market Transformations on the Effectiveness of Laws Promoting Workplace Gender Equality283

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