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IRE1620: Labour Relations in Historical Perspective

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE1620, with research papers and assignments.

Welcome to Labour Relations Problems in Historical Perspective


This graduate seminar in industrial relations examines current issues in labour relations, and investigates their historical background as a way of placing them in historical perspective. Topics covered include: Globalization, Precarity at Work, Gender in the Workplace, Immigrant Workers, Unorganized Workers, Non-Union Representation, Occupational Health and Safety, Workers Compensation, Whistleblowers and Labour and the Environment.