How Do Women in Male-dominated Apprenticeships Fare in the Labour Market? - ARCHIVED

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Increasing women’s participation in male-dominated trades has been identified as a means of improving the supply of skilled tradespersons in Canada, creating a more diverse workforce, and increasing women’s wages. However, little information exists about women’s decision to enter male-dominated apprenticeship programs and their subsequent labour market outcomes. This study addresses both information gaps by examining the characteristics associated with women selecting male-dominated apprenticeship programs and their labour market outcomes relative to men who selected the same types of programs.

Issue Number: 2019008
Author(s): Frenette, Marc; Frank, Kristyn
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