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Watch Now: The Equity Myth Through a COVID-19 Lens

As part of our new COVID-19 Disruption, Denudation, and Dawning series, we held a recorded panel discussion with co-authors of The Equity Myth: Racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian Universities, Frances Henry, Enakshi Dua, and Carl E. James. Opening remarks were provided by Sheila Cote-Meek, York University Vice-President, Equity, People and Culture. Shirin Shahrokni acted as Discussant. A trailer of the panel […]

COVID-19, the Canadian Labour Market, and Immigrants

  GLRC Director Luann Good Gingrich and Andrew Mitchell have prepared a research brief entitled The Story So Far: COVID-19, the Canadian Labour Market, and Immigrants exploring the differential impacts in the Canadian labour market among Canadian-born citizens, long-term immigrants, and more recent immigrants. The brief uses data from the monthly Labour Force Survey conducted by Statistics Canada. […]

The GLRC welcomes Dr. Gilberto Fernandes, Visiting Professor

Dr. Gilberto Fernandes is a Visiting Professor in the Department of History and the Global Labour Research Centre where he leads the project Laborem Ex Machina: The History of Operating Engineers and Heavy Machinery in Canada's Construction Industry. His research on the history of Portuguese diaspora has been published in multiple journals and in his […]

GLRC Associates in the News

Check out two important op-eds written by Professors Steven Tufts and Carlo Fanelli on work and labour issues:   https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2019/09/11/pension-plans-should-not-invest-in-companies-that-harm-working-people.html https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/canada-election-minimum-wage_ca_5d80fbb0e4b00d69059f6611?fbg

Decent Work Regulation in Africa - Rethabile's Story

Dr. Kelly Pike, Interim Director of the GLRC, is a member of a team of researchers working on the project 'Decent Work Regulation in Africa'. A short documentary on their work in Lesotho - Rethabile’s Story - has now gone live. Directed and produced by Dreamscope TV, the documentary is narrated by Rethabile Ratsiu, a […]

Decent Work Regulation in Africa - Rethabile's Story

Dr. Kelly Pike, Interim Director of the GLRC, is a member of a team of researchers working on the project 'Decent Work Regulation in Africa'. A short documentary on their work in Lesotho - Rethabile’s Story - has now gone live. Directed and produced by Dreamscope TV, the documentary is narrated by Rethabile Ratsiu, a […]