ERIC Number: ED318900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Success in the Works. A Policy Paper. A Labour Force Development Strategy for Canada = Le Nouveau Mode d'Emploi. Enonce de Politique. Une Strategie de Mise en Valeur de la Main-d'Oeuvre Canadienne.
Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, Ottawa (Ontario).
This document provides the same report in English and French. Part 1 of the document outlines the challenges and opportunities of the Canadian labor force and of government programs, such as Unemployment Insurance (UI). Part 2 describes the labor force development strategy, the Canadian government's plan to respond to the challenges of market changes, occupational shifts, technology changes, unemployment, skilled labor shortages, and lack of formal training by Canadian businesses. Specific planned policy responses include reinforcement of private sector training, initiatives to help the unemployed, new benefit provisions in UI, and benefits access amendments to the UI Act. Part 3 describes the process of implementing the proposed initiatives. Appendix 1 outlines the expenditures and reallocations that would be required by the labor force development strategy. Appendix 2 lists the variable entrance requirements for regional unemployment rate and weeks of insurable employment needed in the qualifying period. Appendix 3 provides a table of the number of weeks UI benefits can be received under the proposed amendment to the UI benefit schedule. (CML)
Publication Type: Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada