In this section you will find a selection of material to complement
the information in the handbook. We have selected resources that support
or recognize the labour approach to workplace literacy.
- Bloom, M.,Burrows, M., Lafleur, B.and Squires, R. The Economic
Benefits of Improving Literacy Skills in the Workplace. Conference
Board of Canada. 1997.
- Hoddinott, Susan. Something to Think About / Please Think About Us.
Report on a National Study of Access to Adult Basic Education
Programs and Services in Canada. Ottawa-Carleton District School
- National Literacy Secretariat. Bibliography: Workplace Literacy
Resources. Human Resources Development Canada. 1998.
- Nutter, Patricia. The Writing's on the Wall: Investing in Municipal
Workforce Literacy. Canadian Association of Municipal
- Taylor, Maurice. Workplace Basic Skills: A Study of 10 Canadian
Programs. University of Ottawa. 1995.
Canadian Labour Congress:
- Learning in Solidarity: What Unions Should About Getting the
Money for Literacy and Basic Skills Programs. Canadian Labour
- Bargaining Basic Skills: What Unions Should Know About
Negotiating Worker-Centred Literacy Programs. Canadian Labour
- Making it Clear: Clear Language for Union Communications.
Canadian Labour Congress. 1999.