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  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2018086
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series provides users with an integrated summary of long-term changes in several characteristics of the jobs held by Canadian employees. The article assesses the evolution of median real hourly wages in all jobs, full-time jobs and part-time jobs, as well as the evolution of layoff rates. It also examines changes in the percentage of jobs that are full-time; permanent; full-time and permanent; unionized; in public administration, educational services, health care and social assistance; covered by a registered pension plan (RPP); and covered by a defined-benefit RPP. Unless otherwise noted, statistics are shown for the main job held by employees in May and cover the period from 1981 to 2018. The main job is the job with the most weekly work hours. Full-time jobs involve 30 hours or more per week.

    Release date: 2018-11-30

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018043
    Description:

    This infographic looks at the changing characteristics of jobs in Canada, including industry, pension coverage, whether jobs are full-time and permanent, and whether they are unionized.

    Release date: 2018-11-30

  • Stats in brief: 11-630-X2015005
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends examines the decline in the unionization rates in Canada from 1981 to 2014.

    Release date: 2015-05-28

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201300111878
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In Canada, unionization rates declined in the 1980s and the 1990s, but remained relatively stable over the 2000s. However, the rates evolved differently across various characteristics, including gender, age groups, provinces, and industries. In this analysis, unionization rates are examined across various characteristics over the last three decades.

    Release date: 2013-11-26

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100411579
    Description:

    This update provides unionization rates for 2010 and the first half of 2011. It also includes data on earnings, wage settlements, inflation, and strikes and lockouts.

    Release date: 2011-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201011013259
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This update provides unionization rates for 2009 and the first half of 2010. It also includes data on earnings, wage settlements, inflation, and strikes and lockouts.

    Release date: 2010-12-20

  • 7. Paid workArchived
    Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111387
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Paid Work chapter of Women in Canada examines the labour market experiences of women and compares it to that of men. In particular, it compares the employment and unemployment trends by age for women and men. It also discusses how part-time work, multiple job holding, unionization, self-employment and the work experiences of mothers have changed over time.

    Release date: 2010-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910613231
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Like the United States and the United Kingdom, Canada has a higher proportion of low-paid jobs than Australia and most countries in continental Europe. While the differences with continental Europe highlight different approaches to the labour market, the much lower rate of low-paid work in Australia is more puzzling since that country shares many similarities with Canada. Differences in wage-setting mechanisms appear to play a role in explaining the disparity in rates of low-paid jobs.

    Release date: 2009-09-18

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910713233
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    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.

    Release date: 2009-09-18

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910213223
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Manufacturing employment has been declining in most OECD countries. From 2004 to 2008, more than one in seven manufacturing jobs were lost in Canada, with almost all manufacturing industries sharing in the downturn. The majority of job losses were in Ontario, but other parts of the country were also affected. Canada's large metropolitan areas were the hardest hit.

    Release date: 2009-03-18
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  • Table: 75-001-X19990034686
    Description:

    This update of Perspectives' socio-demographic and economic profile of union members provides unionization rates according to the new North American Industry Classification System and the 1991 Standard Occupational Classification. The update, which extends to the provincial level, also includes data on earnings, wage settlements, inflation, and strikes and lockouts.

    Release date: 1999-09-01

  • Public use microdata: 71F0001X
    Description:

    The demographic and labour market activity information that is in the Labour Market Activity Survey (LMAS) is now available on compact disk. The files contain all the important demographic variables such as province, age, sex, marital status, education, visible minority membership, disability and immigration status for 60,000 persons each year representing the Canadian population from 1986 to 1990. They contain information about the jobs people held: type of activity, schedules, wages, earnings, unionization, pension coverage, and self-employment. There is also information about unemployment spells, unpaid absences, training and schooling, sources of income and some family characteristics. Any of the variables can be combined with others to create a virtually unlimited number of tables for analysis.

    The three disks contain seven separate files and each file contains about 60,000 samples of individuals. Five different samples represent the annual populations, 1986 to 1990; one file contains 1986-87 two year histories for a sample of individuals, and a second file contains 1988-1990 three year histories for another sample of individuals.

    Release date: 1993-12-22
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  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2018086
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series provides users with an integrated summary of long-term changes in several characteristics of the jobs held by Canadian employees. The article assesses the evolution of median real hourly wages in all jobs, full-time jobs and part-time jobs, as well as the evolution of layoff rates. It also examines changes in the percentage of jobs that are full-time; permanent; full-time and permanent; unionized; in public administration, educational services, health care and social assistance; covered by a registered pension plan (RPP); and covered by a defined-benefit RPP. Unless otherwise noted, statistics are shown for the main job held by employees in May and cover the period from 1981 to 2018. The main job is the job with the most weekly work hours. Full-time jobs involve 30 hours or more per week.

    Release date: 2018-11-30

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018043
    Description:

    This infographic looks at the changing characteristics of jobs in Canada, including industry, pension coverage, whether jobs are full-time and permanent, and whether they are unionized.

    Release date: 2018-11-30

  • Stats in brief: 11-630-X2015005
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends examines the decline in the unionization rates in Canada from 1981 to 2014.

    Release date: 2015-05-28

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201300111878
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In Canada, unionization rates declined in the 1980s and the 1990s, but remained relatively stable over the 2000s. However, the rates evolved differently across various characteristics, including gender, age groups, provinces, and industries. In this analysis, unionization rates are examined across various characteristics over the last three decades.

    Release date: 2013-11-26

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100411579
    Description:

    This update provides unionization rates for 2010 and the first half of 2011. It also includes data on earnings, wage settlements, inflation, and strikes and lockouts.

    Release date: 2011-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201011013259
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This update provides unionization rates for 2009 and the first half of 2010. It also includes data on earnings, wage settlements, inflation, and strikes and lockouts.

    Release date: 2010-12-20

  • 7. Paid workArchived
    Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111387
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Paid Work chapter of Women in Canada examines the labour market experiences of women and compares it to that of men. In particular, it compares the employment and unemployment trends by age for women and men. It also discusses how part-time work, multiple job holding, unionization, self-employment and the work experiences of mothers have changed over time.

    Release date: 2010-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910613231
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Like the United States and the United Kingdom, Canada has a higher proportion of low-paid jobs than Australia and most countries in continental Europe. While the differences with continental Europe highlight different approaches to the labour market, the much lower rate of low-paid work in Australia is more puzzling since that country shares many similarities with Canada. Differences in wage-setting mechanisms appear to play a role in explaining the disparity in rates of low-paid jobs.

    Release date: 2009-09-18

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910713233
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    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.

    Release date: 2009-09-18

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910213223
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Manufacturing employment has been declining in most OECD countries. From 2004 to 2008, more than one in seven manufacturing jobs were lost in Canada, with almost all manufacturing industries sharing in the downturn. The majority of job losses were in Ontario, but other parts of the country were also affected. Canada's large metropolitan areas were the hardest hit.

    Release date: 2009-03-18
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