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Keith Brooks, Mark Rowlinson | Ontario's Climate Plan will create jobs. Now Ontario needs to make sure they're good jobs that go to those who need them most.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Boost the minimum wage and you boost the economy, from the bottom up. Here's why we should be raising the roof about the benefits of raising the wage floor.
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Lynne Fernandez | If governments would recognize the advantages of partnering with social enterprises, more people would get the training and experience they need to meet Manitoba's future labour market demands.
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Armine Yalnizyan | When it comes to job recovery, are we the best in show in the G7? That depends on what you measure.
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Iglika Ivanova | What can be done to create meaningful, sustainable, family-supporting jobs in B.C. and Canada? Here's a list of 31 ideas.
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Angella MacEwen | Five years after the end of the last recession, and Canada's labour market is still limping along. And it seems to have taken a turn for the worse recently.
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rabble staff | Day two of the Good Jobs Summit kicked off with a discussion featuring Canadian Federation of Students, GE Canada, and the Canadian Labour Congress.
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Hennessy's Index | There's been a steady decline in the number of quality jobs in Canada since the late-1980s, a reflection of the rise in part-time jobs and self-employment as well as lower pay.
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Angella MacEwen | Whenever we're talking about labour market strategies and good jobs, it's important to keep in mind that for some workers there are systemic barriers that need to be addressed.
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David Green | The current policy allows firms to operate low wage and benefit workplaces without worrying about turnover costs, which provides a clear incentive to adopt a bad jobs model.
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H.G. Watson | In this award-winning article from March of 2013, Cord Community Edition Editor-in-Chief H.G. Watson explores the controversial topic of unpaid internships.
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Kaylie Tiessen | Instead of starting with the question "what are businesses willing to pay?" why don't we start with how much people need to earn to meet their needs and actively participate in the economy.