Labour Studies Index

The Rise of Service Employment in the Canadian Economy

Document type Article
Author Magun, Sunder
Journal Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations
Volume 37
Date 1982
ISSN 0034-379X
Pages 528-556


This paper analyzes the trends in employment shares by industry and présents an employment profile of the service-producing and goods-producing sectors and examines some of the reasons for the shift to service jobs.