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Negotiating Labour Market Development Agreements (PDF)


This case study is aimed at capturing and sharing the public management lessons learned from the important intergovernmental negotiation of the unique Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDAs) between the Canadian federal government and the provinces and territories.

Published by the Canadian Centre for Management Development.

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Negotiating Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDAs)
Author: Herman Bakvis Peter Aucoin
Year of Publication: 2000
Order #: P92B (Bilingual)
Order #: P92E (English)
Order #: P92F (French)


Published December 16, 2000

Revised August 11, 2001

Last updated: January 15 2014