TITLE

GLASS CEILING

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Shannon
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Alberta Views;May2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news brief related to jobs, cases of abuse, and child care services of women in Alberta. Women working outside the house was considered as one of the measures for economic equality and the two-income families were considered as highest earners. Social assistance and other benefits are viewed as a necessity in women who were victims of abuse. Monica Lambert Leong temporarily stopped working due to less quality child care available for her son.
ACCESSION #
51003391

 

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