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Law at Work

Par (auteur) Harry Glasbeek
Catégories: Arbitrage et négociation

In a series of illuminating essays, the renowned Harry Glasbeek unpacks how law has been used to ensure that workers' aspirations are kept in check. Law at Work uncovers how the legal system, through its ...

Work Less

Par (auteur) Jon Peirce
Catégories: Gestion des ressources humaines

“Peirce tells the intriguing story of the battle for shorter hours … and why now is finally the moment for a breakthrough that would give us all more of the precious gift of time.” — LINDA McQUAIG, ...

Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada, 2nd edition

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to re-establish the labour movement’s political capacity to exert collective power in ways that foster greater opportunity and equality for working-class ...

Code White

When health care workers call a Code White, it’s an emergency response for a violent incident: a call for help. But it’s one that goes unanswered in hospitals, clinics, and long-term care homes across ...

The Fire and the Ashes

Par (auteur) Andrew Jackson
Catégories: Politique et gouvernement

In The Fire and the Ashes, long-time union economist and policy analyst Andrew Jackson looks back on a fascinating career in the labour movement, the NDP, and left politics, combining keen historical ...

Bent out of Shape

Par (auteur) Karen Messing
Catégories: Arbitrage et négociation

Award-winning ergonomist Karen Messing is talking with women—women who wire circuit boards, sew clothes, clean toilets, drive forklifts, serve food, run labs. What she finds is a workforce in harm’s ...


Par (auteur) Margaret Sweatman
Catégories: Arbitrage et négociation

Fox moves on quick and elegant feet through the terror and exhilaration of Winnipeg’s 1919 General Strike, the most turbulent period of the city’s history. In a novel of remarkably vivid, kinetic ...

Pain and Prejudice

Par (auteur) Karen Messing
Catégories: Philosophie des sciences

In 1978, when workers at a nearby phosphate refinery learned that the ore they processed was contaminated with radioactive dust, Karen Messing, then a new professor of molecular genetics, was called in ...

Unions Matter

Income inequality has risen rapidly over the past three decades. In Canada it is now at its highest level since 1928. One of the root causes: the consistent chipping away of labour rights. The labour ...