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Atypical workforce: raising the status of part-time employment-Canada

Document type Article
Author Robinson, Olive
Journal Industrial Relations Journal
Volume 22
Date 1991 03
ISSN 0019-8692, 1468-2338
Pages 46-58


Part‐time employment is a theme of major significance in political and corporate debate in the European Community. This article extends the debate to the Canadian experience and concludes that even with government intervention there has been no significant improvement in the status of part‐time workers over the last decade.