Union Density and Unemployment

A major part of Hudak and the right wing’s argument for “right to work” laws is that weaker unions will bring more jobs. In fact, despite some evidence of a shift of manufacturing investment and production to lower wage/anti union jurisdictions (as in the Caterpillar case) , the mainstream academic…
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More Canadians Give Up Looking for Work

Canada’s labour market stagnated again in June. Employment edged up by only 7,000 as the working-age population grew by 30,000. In response to this job shortage, 17,000 Canadians dropped out of the labour force. Canada’s economy is not generating nearly enough jobs to keep pace with the number of available…
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