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Working Precariously: Labour Strategies, Labour Renewal

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.

LABRST 4H03

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.


Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or IV of an Honours Labour Studies program or permission of the director.