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G7/8 Summit Compliance Data Sets by Issue, 1985-2013:
Labour and Employment

G8 Research Group, April 17, 2015

  Commitment Commitment Text Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia United Kingdom United States European Union Total
  Average (N=3) +1.00 +0.33 +1.00 +1.00 -0.33 -1.00 +1.00 +0.33 +1.00 +0.52
1 1996-35 "...we pledge to carry out practical reforms, consistent with the specific situation in each of our countries, aimed at achieving a high level of employment and widely-share prosperity: these include tax and social system reforms to ensure that "work pays," particularly for the least well- off; lowering social security charges which place a burden on low-skilled jobs, in countries with high indirect labour costs; and improving public employment agencies."  +1 0 +1   -1   +1 0   +0.33
2 1996-36 "...we pledge to carry out practical reforms, consistent with the specific situation in each of our countries, aimed at achieving a high level of employment and widely-share prosperity: these include tax and social system reforms to ensure that "work pays," particularly for the least well- off; lowering social security charges which place a burden on low-skilled jobs, in countries with high indirect labour costs; and improving public employment agencies."  +1 0 +1   -1   +1 0   +0.33
3 2012-94 "[In response to transition countries' request for support in promoting job creation and allowing their economies to benefit all citizens, G-8 members endorse the following actions:] Provide a new generation of young, hard-working and determined men and women with the skills they need to get good jobs in a competitive economy by supporting increased vocational education through new schools, exchanges, and training programs." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 -1 +1 +1 +1 +0.78
 
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