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Labour Policy and Advocacy

This course explores the way that governments shape and regulate the labour market, the workplace and the lives of workers, and the ways that workers organize collectively to advocate for policy change. Issues explored include un/employment insurance, social assistance, education and training, job creation and industrial policy, employment standards, immigration, pay and employment equity, child care, and retirement.

LABRST 3L03

Labour Policy and Advocacy

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

This course explores the way that governments shape and regulate the labour market, the workplace and the lives of workers, and the ways that workers organize collectively to advocate for policy change. Issues explored include un/employment insurance, social assistance, education and training, job creation and industrial policy, employment standards, immigration, pay and employment equity, child care, and retirement.


LABRST 2A03, and registration in a Labour Studies program or permission of the Director.