Block, Roberts, and Clarke offer a method for comparing ten labor standards across political jurisdictions. They then apply this method to the United States and Canada, an exercise that allows them to settle the long-running dispute over whether or not Canada has higher standards than the U.S., and if so, to what degree.
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LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Unions and collective bargaining; Job security and unemployment dynamics; Wages, health insurance and other benefits; Minimum wage; UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Unemployment insurance; Benefits and duration; Workers compensation and disability; Occupational health and safety
Block, Richard N., Karen Roberts, and R. Oliver Clarke. 2003. Labor Standards in the United States and Canada. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585469669
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