SOSC 1185 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Oxfam Canada, Glass Ceiling, Double Burden

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Be able to define & explain the following: the double day, occupational segregation, precarious work, gender wage gap, chilly climate, glass ceiling, globalization, economic (cid:858)do(cid:449)(cid:374)sizi(cid:374)g(cid:859), rise of mega-nationals, neo- liberalism. Check out status of women canada fact sheet: economic security & other stats canada documents. I have taken much of the statistical information provided here & in the supplementary handout from statistics canada sources, unless otherwise noted. You may also want to take a look at the recent report, making women count, (mar 7, This study, co-published by canadian centre for policy alternatives (ccpa) and oxfam. This represents a change in the gender labour force participation gap from 75. 5% to. In 2014, women represented 47% of the labour force, compared to 45. 7 in 1999 and. In 2014, the unemployment rate for women aged 15 and over was 6. 3% and for men, 7. 0: the gender wage gap in canada:

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