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Monday, March 2nd, 12PM: L.R. Wilson Hall, Room 1003: Katie Mazer

"After eighteen hours, they ask for another eighteen hours": Normalizing labour flexibility in Canada's extractive sector

MONDAY, March 2nd, 12PM: L.R. Wilson Hall, Room 1003: Katie Mazer is a Post-doctoral Fellow with the Knowledge Network on Mining Encounters and indigenous Sustainable Livelihoods (the MinErAL network) and based in the School of Labour Studies at McMaster.

Jan 28, 2020

With a focus on labour migration from Atlantic Canada, Dr. Mazer's doctoral research examined how welfare state policy and changing ideas about working life have normalized extreme labour relations in Canada's extractive sector. Katie's post-doctoral research contributes to a comparative study of Indigenous women's participation in nickel mining employment in Nunavik and new Caledonia.