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Workshop Series for New Scholars

  We are excited to announce the Global Labour Research Centre (GLRC) has collaborated with the Canadian Association for Work and Labour Studies (CAWLS) for the New Voices in Work & Labour Studies Workshop Series, a weekly online workshop series of 12 interdisciplinary panels that will take place on selected days from October 15 to November 12, 2020. […]

Keynote Lecture Featuring Sara Mojtehedzadeh

  We are excited to announce our 2020 John Eleen Annual Lecture in Global Labour will take place virtually this year and will feature Sara Mojtehedzadeh, the Star's Work and Wealth reporter. Workers' Voices in the Age of COVID-19 Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm ET Click here for more information on […]

COVID-19, the Canadian Labour Market, and Women

In the second of their series of briefs looking at the labour market impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, GLRC Director Luann Good Gingrich and Andrew Mitchell examine the differing impacts between men and women, with a focus on workers aged 15-64 using data from the monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted by Statistics Canada. Read the full […]

New Fall Webinars: Comparative Views from Turkey

We are happy to announce three new webinars this Fall as part of our virtual series, Contested Reproduction of States and Societies in Financialized Capitalism: Comparative Views from Turkey, in partnership with Dr. Pınar Bedirhanoğlu (Associate Professor, Middle East Technical University, Turkey) and Dr. Ali Rıza Güngen (Visiting Professor, York University, Canada). These webinars follow […]

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 […]