Events

GLRC Events

The GLRC’s major programming is through the Global Labour Speaker Series (GLSS), but we also co-sponsor many other events in collaboration with other research units, departments, universities and community partners. If you have an idea for an event collaboration, please contact us at glrc@yorku.ca.

2014-15

GLSS | November 19, 2014 | Profiting from the Precarious: How Recruitment Practices Exploit Migrant Workers

Workshop | October 31-November 1, 2014 | Strategic Corporate Research: Looking Inside the Corporate World

GLSS | October 30, 2014 | The Promise of Strategic Research and Campaigns for Union Renewal

Symposium | October 17, 2014 | The Global Development Crisis and the Possibilities of Labour-Centred Development

GLSS | September 24, 2014 | What Kind of Labour Movement Do We Need?

Book Launch | September 18, 2014 | Liberating Temporariness: Migration, Work and Citizenship in the Age of Insecurity

2013-14

GLSS | April 2, 2014 | Navigating the Bureaucracy, Searching for Justice: The Promise and Failure of Workplace Protections in the United States

GLSS | March 19, 2014 | Closing the Enforcement Gap: Employment Standards Enforcement for People in Precarious Jobs

GLSS | March 13, 2014 | Labour Migration, ‘Unfree Labour’ and Resistance

GLSS | February 27, 2014 | Building High Participation Unions as Union Revitalization Strategy

GLSS | February 6, 2014 | Traditional Unions Can’t Help Baristas. Can Non-Traditional Ones? A Legal Discussion

GLSS | November 7, 2013 | Crisis, Recovery, Precariousness: Argentine Workers’ Struggles in the Last Decade

GLSS | October 24, 2013 | Whose Class Power Do Pension Funds Represent?

GLSS | October 3, 2013 | Young Workers, Unpaid Labour and the Intern Economy

 

2012-13

GLSS | March 11, 2013 | The Role of Teachers’ Unions in Resisting Neoliberalism’s Global Transformation of Education

GLSS | February 25, 2013 | Workers in a Discriminatory World: Building Unions in India in the 21st Century

GLSS | February 5, 2013 | Nursing Labour Process and the Demand for Temporary Migrant Nurses in North America

GLSS | December 2, 2012 | The Political Economy of the New Attack on Canadian Unions

GLSS | October 30, 2012 | Development in Collective Bargaining and Gender Equity in Australia

GLSS | September 26, 2012 | Lessons from the 2012 Quebec Student Strike