In 2005, did labor regulations affect your decisions about hiring or firing permanent employees in a significant way?
Refused to answer
Do not know
Yes to hire
Yes to fire
Yes to both
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Skilled production workers: Persons involved directly in the production process or at a supervisor level and whom management considers to be skilled.
Unskilled production workers: Persons involved in production processes but whom management considers to be unskilled.
Non production workers: Management, professional, support, administrative, sale employees and others.
Temporary/seasonal workforce: All paid short-term (i.e. for less than a fiscal year) employees that work 8 or more hours per day with no guarantee of renewal of employment contract).
Permanent workforce: All paid employees that work 8 or more hours per day and that are contracted for a term of one or more fiscal years and/or have a guaranteed renewal of their
Part-time workers: All paid workers that work less than 8 hours per day.