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Lecture 8

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC246H1
Professor
Markus Schafer
Semester
Winter

Description
SOC246Lecture 8Work Employment and Retirement employment vs workcompression of employment o 1950s small period of education long term of employment then short term of retirement o Current long education and longer retirement therefore compression of employmentPeople also live longer but retire earlier o This idea represents the typical male rather than the life of women in the labour forceLabour market vs labour force o Labour market demand for employee with a certain set of skills demand o Labour force available supply of workers supplyLarger labour forces in developing countriesPeople work for longer and retire laterCanada participation in the labour force drops with ageHowever participation in the labour force in later ages is still up from the 90s 45 before 60 now o W
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