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Certificate Programs

The world of labour is constantly changing. That's why the School of Labour Studies has partnered with both the Hamilton District Labour Council and Unifor to offer two unique labour studies certificates designed to provide the most current labour education.

Undergraduate Programs

An interdisciplinary program where work is studied as one component of a larger life experience that includes family life, community relations, gender relations, and state policy.

Graduate Programs

Canada's leading program studying contemporary work, workers and social justice movements. We offer both an exceptional master's program as well as North America's on PhD in Labour Studies.

Research

The School of Labour Studies conducts cutting-edge research on domestic and international labour issues. We are leaders in community-engaged scholarship, collaborating with unions, community organizations and policy-makers. Our research helps make work better for everyone.

Latest News & Events

How women are changing the face of Canada’s union leadership

As Labour Day approaches, close your eyes and picture the typical union member in Canada. If you conjured an image of a man wearing a hard hat or working in a factory, you missed the mark.
Aug 27, 2020

Work, Inclusion and 2SLGBTQ+ people in Sudbury and Windsor

A three year study about the work experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ people living in two of Ontario’s smaller cities found that just over 50% of people were not out in most situations at work and only 36% of workers were out to their employer.
Jul 14, 2020

Migrant Sex Workers and the Pandemic: Magnifying Inequality and Discrimination

Elene Lam and Judge Fudge published on the Canadian Law of Work Forum (CLWF).
Jun 11, 2020

Recipients of the Faculty of Social Sciences COVID-19 Catalyst Grant announced

Congratulations to the six recipients of the COVID-19 Catalyst Grant.
Jun 07, 2020

'Ontario’s long-term care response is still lacking' - Dr. Judy Fudge

Dr. Judy Fudge recently published in TheStar discussing the lingering issues with Ontario's long-term care response in light of COVID-19.
Apr 17, 2020