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Foundations and Current Issues in IR/HR (IRE 2001)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 2001, with research papers and assignments.

Books - Migrant Workers / Temporary Foreign Workers / Farm Workers

Selected Books - Migrant Workers/Temporary Foreign Workers

Farm Workers

Farm Workers Labour Rights Decision

Ontario (Attorney General) v. Fraser, 2011 SCC 20, [2011] 2 S.C.R. 3 (commonly referred to as the Fraser Decision)

TheCourt.ca, September 15, 2011, "Defining the ‘Meaningful’ – Collective Bargaining and Freedom of Association (Ontario (Attorney General) v. Fraser) Part I"

TheCourt.ca, September 27, 2011, "Defining the ‘Meaningful’ – Collective Bargaining and Freedom of Association (Ontario (Attorney General) v. Fraser) Part II"

Arthurs, H. (2009). Constitutionalizing the Right of Workers to Organize, Bargain and Strike: The Sight of One Shoulder Shrugging. Canadian Lab. & Emp. LJ, 15, 373.

News

National Union of Public and General Employees, March 13, 2013: Québec farm workers win right to collective bargaining

United Food and Commerical Workers Union E-News,V.6, Iss. 5,  March 12, 2013: UFCW Canada victory for Quebec agriculture workers

CBC News, April 29, 2011: Ont. farm workers 'shocked' as union ban upheld

The Globe and Mail, April 29, 2011: Farm workers have no right to unionize, top court rules

Reports

Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights, June 2015: CFLR Forum Report - 2015 New Labour Trilogy

Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights, August 2011: After Fraser - Report of a Seminar held May 30, 2011 on the Supreme Court of Canada Decision AG of Ontario V. Fraser

Other Resources

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.

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)