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September 2002 Vol. 3, no. 9

Approaching retirement
Wendy Pyper and Phil Giles

Using the longitudinal Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics, this article looks at older Canadian workers who lost or left a career job, and their subsequent labour market activity over two years. Several characteristics including age, sex, and class of worker, as well as the voluntary and involuntary nature of the job loss are examined.

Union wage premium
Tony Fang and Anil Verma

How much more do unionized workers in Canada earn than non-unionized workers? Since the 1970s, the wage differential has varied between 10 and 25%. This article investigates differences between union and non-union wages using the Workplace and Employee Survey.

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