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Part-time employment: labor market flexibility and equity issues

Mary Lou Coates

Part-time employment: labor market flexibility and equity issues

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Published by Industrial Relations Centre, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont., Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Part-time employment -- Canada.,
    • Part-time employment -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
    • Part-time employment -- Government policy -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-109).

      StatementMary Lou Coates.
      SeriesResearch and current issues series,, no. 50
      ContributionsQueen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Industrial Relations Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5110.2 .C2C63 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. ;
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2109001M
      ISBN 100888861796
      LC Control Number88161388
      OCLC/WorldCa17229820

      FYR Macedonia - Employment and job creation: labor market assessment (English) This note forms part of a broader engagement between the World Bank and the Government of FYR Macedonia on how to foster more and better jobs and make sure that more marginalized groups, women, low earners, skilled and unskilled youth, for example - can participate and benefit from those jobs. The equity justification: who believe that setting a pay floor represents a distortion to the way the labour market works because it reduces the flexibility of the labour market. Competitiveness and Jobs: Low pay is most common among women, part-time and younger workers. Aug 08,  · This law has had a significant impact on the Massachusetts labor market. would be added to a growing list of employment law issues and concerns confronting California employers today. Now, many have pointed out that California is the fifth largest economy in the world, and the economy here has continued to grow despite what some describe as.


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award all relief available in law or equity requested by the. Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one party, which may be a corporation, for profit, not-for-profit organization, co-operative or other entity is the employer and the other is the employee.

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