Working Precariously: Labour Strategies, Labour Renewal
|Unit(s): 3.0||Level(s): IV||Term(s): Fall||Offered?: Yes|
3 unit(s) A discussion of responses and alternatives to precarious labour in the current era of neoliberal crisis. Topics include various strategies for labour renewal, including new forms of unionism, innovative workplace tactics, growing linkages between labour and other social movements, and new political initiatives. The course examines international as well as Canadian labour strategies for renewal in today’s age of precarity. Lectures and seminar discussion; one term.