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Labour Relations Articles

IRC Articles and Papers Human Resources and Labour Relations Research and Resources

Labour Relations Articles

David Weiss, Chuck Stridde, Sean Howes
Publication date: April, 1996

This study examines the case of Northern Telecom & the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) Union of Canada. The authors look at the North York Plant's 1993 and 1995 negotiations, and examine what can be learned from these negotiations. more

An Interview with Robert B. McKersie

Interviewed by Mary Lou Coates, Queen's IRC Senior Research Associate
Publication date: January, 1996

While Robert McKersie was visiting the Queen's University School of Industrial Relations and the Queen's University Industrial Relations Centre to give the annual Don Wood Lecture in Industrial Relations, Mary Lou Coates took the opportunity to talk with Robert about his views and theories on the future of industrial relations and human resource management. more

A Conversation with Bob White

Pradeep Kumar, Bryan Downie
Publication date: June, 1995

In spring 1995, Bob White met with Pradeep Kumar and Bryan Downie of the School of Industrial Relations at Queen's University for a conversation on the labour movement in Canada, where it is and where it is going, and on Bob White's vision of the role and future of the movement.. more

George W. Adams, Ontario Court of Justice (General Division)
Publication date: January, 1995

George Adams presented this paper at the 1994 US-Mexico-Canada Conference on Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Washington, DC. According to Adams, Canada's participation in the North American Agreement on Labour Cooperation is important because it encourages us to explore our country's labour laws at both the federal and provincial levels so that we are better equipped to confront the issues we jointly face in a global economic environment.
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Graham S. Lowe, Herbert Northcott
Publication date: December, 1993

This paper examines the relationship between stressful working conditions and union members' dissatisfaction with their union. Few studies to date have examined this relationship and existing studies report contradictory findings. That is, some studies find that stressful work is associated with satisfaction with the union while other studies find either no relationship or that stressful work is associated with dissatisfaction with the union. more

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