Barriers to training access - ARCHIVED

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Workers at the low end of the earnings scale, workers with less education, non-unionized workers and women are all less likely than other workers to receive employer-sponsored training. But they are also less likely to decline it when it is offered. Within each of the first three categories, women lag behind men in receiving training. Controlling for various individual, job and workplace characteristics helps explain some of these persistent labour market differences between men and women.

Issue Number: 2009107
Author(s): Chowan, James; Cooke, Gordon B.; Zeytinoglu, Isik U.
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