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LABRST 1A03 Lecture Notes - Anti-Americanism, Social Movement


Department
Labour Studies
Course Code
LABRST 1A03
Professor
David Goutor

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Public Sector Unionism, Pt. 2
Since 70s:Presssure and Response
- gov’t
- mike harris and rob port were elected from public sector unions from
pressure
- QP (QB?) expanded inpublic sector
Impact on LABOUR MOVEMENT
- Nationalism Canadian based unions changed base of unions,
- Anti Americanism from public sector unions
- Public sector unions became bore Canadian nationalistic
- Gender
- Many public sector unions are dominated my females (58% women, more
than men)
- This is because a lot of female dominated industries became unionized
- Proportion of women = way up in unionized labour movement (almost 50 -
50)
- Shirly Carr 1st female president of labour something
- Education
- Social movement anti racism become higher
- Rates of public sector unionism = higher than private sector in Canada
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