TITLE

Start Reforms with Quebec's Labour Laws

AUTHOR(S)
Clemens, Jason; Karabegović, Amela
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Fraser Forum;Nov2005, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need for labor law reforms in Quebec. A group of influential Quebecers, led by former Premier Lucien Bouchard, has called on the province to modernize its economy and overcome the inertia of the status quo. The group has recommended tax relief, better education, and a more market-based approach to economic development. In addition to these suggestions, Quebec also needs to undertake fundamental reform of labor market regulation if it is to achieve meaningful and lasting progress. Labor market reform is not an end in itself. Reforms aimed at achieving more flexibility for both workers and employers so that resources can be put to their highest end use result in better outcomes.
ACCESSION #
19017302

 

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