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The world of labour is constantly changing.

That's why the School of Labour Studies offers two unique certificates designed to provide the most current labour education.

McMaster Labour Studies Certificate

  • Most courses are 12 hours in total and are offered either in the evening or on weekends
  • Participants from around the country, from different industries and unions
  • Experienced instructors

Learn more about the McMaster Labour Studies Certificate

Download the McMaster Labour Studies Certificate Brochure

Unifor-McMaster Labour Studies Certificate

  • Designed specifically for UNIFOR members in the auto sector
  • An in-depth credit program designed to be completed at your own pace
  • Required to complete 36 units in order to be eligible to graduate

Learn more about the Unifor-McMaster Labour Studies Certificate

Download the Unifor-McMaster Certificate Brochure

Unifor-McMaster Student Research Papers:

Research projects being done by students in our Research Methods and Independent Research Project courses:

Area Coordinators and Contact Information:


Charlene Ward (Local 1285)
(905) 799-5114 

Hamilton (McMaster University: Local 5555)

Anthony Tambureno


Kim Shepstone (Local 88)

St Catharines

Vince Guardari (Local 199) 



Bryce Thompson (Local 707)


John MacDonald (Local 222)


Rick LaBonté (Local 444)

Daryl Charon (Local 200)

Go to Anthony Tambureno profile

Anthony Tambureno

Program Coordinator, Certificate Programs