ERIC Number: EJ636518
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Why Workers Are Reluctant Learners: The Case of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry.
Bratton, John A.
Journal of Workplace Learning, v13 n7-8 p333-43 2001
In the Canadian pulp/paper industry, management is focused on worker flexibility for productivity. Unions view workplace learning as a threat to job control and security. Although learning new skills enhances individual workers' flexibility and employability, collectively it weakens the union through job losses. (Contains 56 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Canada