Wednesday, July 29, 2009


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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)

Canada's "He-cession": Men bearing the brunt of rising unemployment [25 July 2009]
[full-text, 3 pages]

Press Release 25 July 2009
Canada's recession a he-cession, says new CCPA report

OTTAWA­Prime working age men are bearing the brunt of Canada's recession, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

According to the report, 71% of those who have lost their jobs in the recession so far are men. Canada's unemployment gender gap is wider now than at any time since Statistics Canada began collecting monthly gender unemployment statistics in 1976.

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