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Sociology of Industrial Relations (IRE1611)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE1611, with research papers and assignments.

Migrant Workers / Temporary Foreign Workers / Farm Workers

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SSHRC Research Project: On the Move Partnership website:

The On the Move Partnership is a 7-year national scale research study with international links, which is investigating the spectrum of employment-related geographical mobility and its consequences for workers, families, employers, communities, and Canadian municipal, provincial and federal governments. (2012 - 2018)

Possible search terms:

  • "migrant worker*" AND Canada
  • "temporary foreign worker*" AND Canada
  •  "farm worker*" AND Canada

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Books Available Through U of T Libraries

Migrant Workers/Temporary Foreign Workers - Selected Books in the CIRHR Library

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Temporary Foreign Worker Program

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Farm Workers

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Farm Workers Labour Rights Decision


  • Gross, J. (2013). Book Review: Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case, by Fay Faraday, Judy Fudge & Eric Tucker (eds), 51 Osgoode Hall L.J. 335.
  • Swartz, D. (2014). Labour Rights and Union Strategies. Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case, By Fay Faraday, Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker (2012), Toronto: Irwin Law, 322 pages. ISBN: 9781552212912. Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations, 69(2), 447-450.
  • Fast, T. (2014). Precarious, Peripheral and Unfree Workers. Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case, By Fay Faraday, Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker (2012), Toronto: Irwin Law, 322 pages. ISBN: 9781552212912. Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations, 69(2), 454-458.
  • Faraday, F., & Tucker, E. (2014). A Response. Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case, By Fay Faraday, Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker (2012), Toronto: Irwin Law, 322 pages. ISBN: 9781552212912. Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations, 69(2), 459-463.

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