Job Turnover and Labor Market Adjustment in Ontario from 1978 to 1993

Zhengxi Lin, Wendy Pyper
1998 Social Science Research Network  
This paper documents job turnover and labour market adjustment activities in the Ontario economy from 1978 to 1993. The following highlights the major findings. Both the permanent layoff rate and the total permanent separation rate vary substantially from one industry to another. In 1992, the permanent layoff and total permanent separation rates ranged from 27.3% and 34.2% in construction to only 1.4% and 9.3% in public services, respectively. The permanent layoff rate and the total permanent
more » ... e total permanent separation rate also differ noticeably by gender, age and firm size ---in most industries, the rates are higher among male workers than among females, higher among younger workers, and higher among smaller employers.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.116368 fatcat:2353gcsedffurbxsxm6644vryu