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  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042285
    Description:

    In the average week of 1988, over a half a million people worked at two or more jobs. This study shows that some groups of workers - the young, the self-employed - are especially disposed to moonlighting. Family circumstances, hours of work and earnings between single and multiple jobholders are examined.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042288
    Description:

    Unemployment estimates from the Labour Force Survey, source of the official unemployment rate, are quite different from counts of the number of Unemployment Insurance beneficiaries. This piece reviews the conceptual differences between the two data sources and quantifies many of the factors that create the discrepancies.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042284
    Description:

    One in twelve paid workers in 1986 earned the minimum wage or less. A portrait of low-wage earners and a brief look at the origins of minimum wage legislation and differences by jurisdiction.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042286
    Description:

    There were nearly 400,000 disabled workers in Canada in 1986 - less than a third of working age Canadians with a disability. What are the characteristics of disabled workers? This study compares disabled workers with the non-disabled in the work force and with disabled persons outside of the work force.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032282
    Description:

    The Help-wanted Index measures job ads as an indicator of labour demand. The index is considered a leading indicator of labour market conditions and of general economic activity. This study looks at the performance of the index during the last three business cycles.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032280
    Description:

    Trade unionism is adapting, as the service sector and women's share of employment expand. This study looks at unionization among women in the service sector during the 1980s. Trends by occupation and industry are examined for full-time and part-time workers, as are the earnings of unionized and non-unionized workers.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032281
    Description:

    Are winter vacations from work becoming more popular? Do vacation patterns differ by age, sex industry or job tenure? These are among the questions addressed in this study. Trends since the 1950s are also briefly reviewed.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032283
    Description:

    "Discouraged workers" are persons who want a job but are not seeking one because they believe no suitable work is available. This not summarizes findings on discouraged workers from the Survey of Job Opportunities conducted in March 1989.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032279
    Description:

    Employment growth moderated considerably this year, and shifted its focus westward: more than half the growth occurred in British Columbia. An up-to-date look at labour market developments in the first six months of 1989.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022274
    Description:

    From 1985 to 1988, the national unemployment rate declined sharply but regional patterns varied considerably. The unemployment rate and other labour market measures for 40 sub-provincial areas are used in this study of the increase in regional unemployment disparities observed in recent years.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022273
    Description:

    A comparison of youth labour market conditions in 1977 and 1987 shows several important changes. Demographic shifts and rising school attendance rates are among the influences examined. The diverse experiences of students and out-of-school youths, of teenagers and young adults, are highlighted.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022277
    Description:

    This study compares the earnings of bilingual and unilingual workers in three urban centres: Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa-Hull. Differences in the earnings of bilingual and unilingual workers are considered in the light of several demographic and job-related traits.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-518-X
    Description:

    This publication examines the growth in employment for graduates from various disciplines, trends in the supply of graduates and labour market conditions (salary and unemployment rates) for graduates in selected disciplines in 1978 and 1984. It also reviews employment trends in the economy as a whole between 1975 and 1984 and places changes in labour market conditions for graduates within this context. The study is intended to inform the public and contribute to a better understanding of issues by providing systematic quantitative analysis of changing labour market conditions. Major variables in this report include number of graduates by field, employment and salary, and unemployment statistics on graduates by field of study, and employment trends by occupation and industry for Canada and in some cases Canada excluding Quebec. This publication includes 14 tables and 32 charts.

    Release date: 1989-04-01

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  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042285
    Description:

    In the average week of 1988, over a half a million people worked at two or more jobs. This study shows that some groups of workers - the young, the self-employed - are especially disposed to moonlighting. Family circumstances, hours of work and earnings between single and multiple jobholders are examined.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042288
    Description:

    Unemployment estimates from the Labour Force Survey, source of the official unemployment rate, are quite different from counts of the number of Unemployment Insurance beneficiaries. This piece reviews the conceptual differences between the two data sources and quantifies many of the factors that create the discrepancies.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042284
    Description:

    One in twelve paid workers in 1986 earned the minimum wage or less. A portrait of low-wage earners and a brief look at the origins of minimum wage legislation and differences by jurisdiction.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042286
    Description:

    There were nearly 400,000 disabled workers in Canada in 1986 - less than a third of working age Canadians with a disability. What are the characteristics of disabled workers? This study compares disabled workers with the non-disabled in the work force and with disabled persons outside of the work force.

    Release date: 1989-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032282
    Description:

    The Help-wanted Index measures job ads as an indicator of labour demand. The index is considered a leading indicator of labour market conditions and of general economic activity. This study looks at the performance of the index during the last three business cycles.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032280
    Description:

    Trade unionism is adapting, as the service sector and women's share of employment expand. This study looks at unionization among women in the service sector during the 1980s. Trends by occupation and industry are examined for full-time and part-time workers, as are the earnings of unionized and non-unionized workers.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032281
    Description:

    Are winter vacations from work becoming more popular? Do vacation patterns differ by age, sex industry or job tenure? These are among the questions addressed in this study. Trends since the 1950s are also briefly reviewed.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032283
    Description:

    "Discouraged workers" are persons who want a job but are not seeking one because they believe no suitable work is available. This not summarizes findings on discouraged workers from the Survey of Job Opportunities conducted in March 1989.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032279
    Description:

    Employment growth moderated considerably this year, and shifted its focus westward: more than half the growth occurred in British Columbia. An up-to-date look at labour market developments in the first six months of 1989.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022274
    Description:

    From 1985 to 1988, the national unemployment rate declined sharply but regional patterns varied considerably. The unemployment rate and other labour market measures for 40 sub-provincial areas are used in this study of the increase in regional unemployment disparities observed in recent years.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022273
    Description:

    A comparison of youth labour market conditions in 1977 and 1987 shows several important changes. Demographic shifts and rising school attendance rates are among the influences examined. The diverse experiences of students and out-of-school youths, of teenagers and young adults, are highlighted.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022277
    Description:

    This study compares the earnings of bilingual and unilingual workers in three urban centres: Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa-Hull. Differences in the earnings of bilingual and unilingual workers are considered in the light of several demographic and job-related traits.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-518-X
    Description:

    This publication examines the growth in employment for graduates from various disciplines, trends in the supply of graduates and labour market conditions (salary and unemployment rates) for graduates in selected disciplines in 1978 and 1984. It also reviews employment trends in the economy as a whole between 1975 and 1984 and places changes in labour market conditions for graduates within this context. The study is intended to inform the public and contribute to a better understanding of issues by providing systematic quantitative analysis of changing labour market conditions. Major variables in this report include number of graduates by field, employment and salary, and unemployment statistics on graduates by field of study, and employment trends by occupation and industry for Canada and in some cases Canada excluding Quebec. This publication includes 14 tables and 32 charts.

    Release date: 1989-04-01

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