Expanding on the findings made in Working Mobile, Ray Pennings further illuminates the labour situation in Canada's construction Industry by surveying local workers. Contact the Construction Sector Council to order a copy.
This policy paper presents the case for a new framework of understanding labour relations in Canada. Taking insights which move debates about labour beyond the pendulum of pro-union and anti-union policies, it proposes a new policy within a new framework.
This new framework limits the state; removes anti-competitive legislation that favour one means...
"If this doesn't work out for you, you can always pick up a trade." This short, seemingly encouraging epithet, encapsulates both the hypothesis behind this paper and the motivation for the Building Meaning Project. Our working hypothesis is that a social bias against employment in the skilled trades exists in this country.