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SERVICE SECTOR NOTES - Future of Work

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Social Science
Course Code
SOSC 1510
Professor
David Langille

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Explain the growth of the service sector in Canada and the implications for Canadian workers.  1. Rise of the service sector grew because of new technologies • Service sector is tertiary (not primary or secondary) 2. Services are here to stay and are growing • More opportunity for employment and growth • Use to be a minor sector before • Most women work in the service sector • Shows more resistance to recession compared to manufacturing  • Statistics has found that some service industries, such as health care and education, are "countercyclical," or may  actually increase in number of jobs during a recession, due to increased demand for these services. 3. Growth of the service sector • The expansion of the role of the state as a provider of educational and social services contributed significantly  to the growth of the service sector 4. Past to present • Half of Canadians used to work on the farms, fishing, forests, and mining • Only 31% were in the services • In 2008 almost 77% were in services  5. Why did the service sector grow?
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