On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination a new report by the Wellesley Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reveals that despite an increasingly diverse population, Canada’s racialized income gap shows a colour code is still at work in Canada’s labour market.
Employment & Labour
Our working lives are an essential contributor to what keeps us healthy and what makes us sick. In this recent release, Work and Health: Exploring The Impact Of Employment On Health Disparities, Sheila Block, the Wellesley Institute’s new Director of Economic Analysis, delves into the linkages between labour market policies, employment conditions, working conditions and health […]
I was really pleased to speak at an OPSEU symposium on equity over the weekend. Unions have long played a central role in the broad community coalitions that are so vital to addressing the underlying social determinants of health inequalities. And OPSEU and other union members work on the front-lines of health and are vital […]
Principal Organization: Dixon Hall (SEED Program) Principal Investigators: Sheena Patel and Paul Chamberlain Prepared for the Downtown East Community Development Collective (DECDC), a consortium of community agencies and public institutions located in the southeast downtown of Toronto, this report: a) examines the practice of employment linkage programs, identifying best practices; and b) proposes a strategy […]