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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.


Union Busting Business: LabourWatch

University of Toronto UTORID link to Labour/Le Travail, Spring 2015: “Working in the Shadows for Transparency: Russ Hiebert, LabourWatch, Nanos Research, and the Making of Bill C-377,” by Andrew Stevens, Sean Tucker

  See the Tumblrwork&labour news&research for the latest on anti-union 

Anti-Union Practices and Union Busting Books Available Through U of T Libraries

Anti-Union Practices and Union Busting selected materials

Selected Materials

LabourNotes: Secrets of a Successful Organizer website (scroll down each page of book available online)

LabourNotes, October 28, 2016: Inoculate Your Co-Workers against the Boss’s Tactics

New Labor Forum Vol. 13, No. 2 (Summer, 2004): The Fine Art of Union Busting, by John Logan , pp. 76-91

The Guardian, May 2007: "Security cameras and HQ squads: Wal-Mart's union-busting tactics," by Andrew Clark

Human Rights Watch, 2007: Discounting Rights: Wal-Mart's Violation of US Workers’ Right to Freedom of Association (216 pages, PDF)

Union Busting Google Scholar search through UTLibraries Portal (2000 - current)  -- materials can be searched in UTLibraries catalogue or on the web if not directly available from this search

Logan, J. (2002). Consultants, lawyers, and the ‘union free’ movement in the USA since the 1970s. Industrial Relations Journal, 33(3), 197-214.

Anti-Union Practices and Union Busting - Selected Books in the CIRHR Library

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Anti-Union Practices and Union Busting - articles - DO NOT MAKE THIS BOX PUBLIC