Dr. Jody Heymann

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Le (relativement) bon rendement du système de santé canadien

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2014 | 9:04 AM

Voici un fait que nous ignorons pour la plupart : les Canadiens vivent plus vieux que les Américains. Au Canada, l'âge moyen des femmes est de 83 ans, comparé à 80 ans aux États Unis. Celui des hommes est de 78 ans, comparé à 75 ans là-bas.

Pourquoi? L'explication...

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Where Canadian Health Care Falls Short

(3) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 4:30 PM

Here's a fact most Canadians probably don't know: Canadians live longer than people in the United States. Specifically, women in Canada live an average of 83 years, compared to 80 in the United States; men live over 78 years on average compared to 75 in the United States. Why is...

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Les pauses allaitement sont rentables pour les travailleuses

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 12:33 AM

Le Canada fait partie d'une minorité de pays qui ne garantissent pas encore le droit à des pauses rémunérées pour l'allaitement. Nous avons tous droit à une pause déjeuner au travail. Les nourrissons, eux, ont-ils accès au repas le plus nutritif qui soit?

64% des Canadiennes et 60 % des...

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Skipping the First Step to End Child Labor?

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 4:33 PM

Laws are not enough to end child labor -- we see that every time a new factory is found filled with children who should be in school. But making progress against child labor must begin with banning it. Laws set standards and norms, and affect what people see as acceptable....

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Changing Children's Chances: The Power of Public Information

(3) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 2:34 PM

Want to know the price of vanilla in countries around the world? You can find it in just a few minutes. Want to know which nation has the most poisonous species? It's out there. Want to know how much McDonald's charges for Big Macs in more than 40 different countries?...

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If Companies Really Mean Business on Work and Family Issues...

(1) Comments | Posted May 6, 2010 | 12:53 PM

President Obama and the First Lady recently hosted a White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility. It was an important event focused on best practices, but the real challenge facing the nation is to go from best practices that benefit a few to decent working conditions for all. The missing piece...

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