Workshop: Strategic Corporate Research: Looking Into the Corporate World

SCR_WebHeader1October 31, 2014, 9:30am-4:30pm and November 1, 2014, 9:30am-4:30pm

Technology Enhanced Learning Building 2114 & 2116

York University


The Global Labour Research Centre and the Toronto & York Region Labour Council are pleased to present a two-day workshop for union, community-based and environmental activists to learn the basic tools for how to look inside the corporate world. We will identify and explore public sources of information on a wide variety of firms, and how to use this information to build innovative and creative campaigns. There will be plenty of hands-on experience using major databases and working collaboratively to deepen our understanding of the corporate world.

The workshop will be taught by Tom Juravich, Professor of Labor Studies and Sociology at UMass Amherst. Juravich has been conducting strategic corporate research for unions, community-based and environmental organizations for over two decades and teaches regularly on the topic. He is also the creator of, a comprehensive web site for conducting corporate research.

Cost | $150 with institutional support | $50 without institutional support

Includes all materials and lunch on both days.

Deadline to register | October 24, 2014

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