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Fact sheet on unionization

Key labour and income facts

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August 2003 Vol. 4, no. 8

Unionization and the grievance system
Ernest B. Akyeampong

Since the employer-employee relationship is not one of equal power, employees may benefit from access to procedures for settling disputes. These are generally referred to as the grievance system, or the dispute- or complaint-resolution system.

Who pays for domestic help?
Boris Palameta

Canadians have become increasingly time poor. Time allocated by families to paid work has increased, leaving less time for necessary household chores. One way to relieve time pressure, especially for women, is to hire domestic help. An important factor influencing the decision to purchase home services is the wifes share of household income.

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