From Invisibility to Equality? Women Workers and the Gendering of Workers' Compensation in Ontario, 1900-2005

Storey, Robert
November 2009
Labour / Le Travail;Fall2009, Vol. 64, p75
Academic Journal
The article discusses women workers and the gendering of workers' compensation in Ontario from 1900-2005. The author states that the Ontario workers' compensation system has been structured in ways that disadvantage injured women workers. The author explains the inequalities which distinguish between married and non-married women as dependents and survivors of men killed on the job. The role the workers' compensation systems play in the larger political economy of capitalist production and labour market relations.


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