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Work and Health LBST 203 (3)

Income distribution and conditions of employment are a primary factory in social determinants of health. Even when jobs are available, deteriorating working conditions, wages and benefits, and increasing employment insecurity threaten health for many. Explores work and health in Canada in relation to income, gender, race, migration, and technological change and the legal and policy protections for health and safety in the workplace. Prerequisite: LBST 101 or LBST 100, or permission of the instructor. Students with credit for LBST 230 under the title "Work and Health" may not take this course for further credit.