The Future of Union-Management Relationships



The future of work is changing. Is your union-management relationship prepared?

When considering union-management relationships, we think of collective bargaining, employee benefits, duty to accommodate – issues critical to both long-term and day-to-day labour relations within any organization. Yet against this backdrop rests a fundamental question that unions and employers alike must work together to address in order to remain agile in today’s economy and beyond – with the rise of globalization, technology, and precarious work, what is the future of employment in the 21st century?

Why private sector employers can afford to be a lot bolder when dealing with unions

The future of Canadian unions may well be in trouble. From 1981 to 2014, the rate of unionization at Canadian employers dropped to 28.8 per cent from 38.6 per cent. [Read more…]

A World Without Work

For centuries, experts have predicted that machines would make workers obsolete. That moment may finally be arriving. Could that be a good thing? [Read more…]

For all corners of the city, lessons on precarious work

Workers from across the city came together at the first public consultation in Ontario’s Changing Workplaces review of outdated labour laws. [Read more…]

It’s More Than Poverty: Employment Precarity and Household Well-being

Employment Precarity and Household Well-being (United Way Toronto & McMaster University Report) [Read more…]

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When: Tuesday, January 26 to Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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