Work and Labour Studies
Learn how work occupies much of our lives and influences how we live and think about the world while exploring the complex nature of work and employment, the impact of globalization and the role of trade unions.
Work and Labour Studies is an interdisciplinary program focused on the rapidly changing world of work and its impact on workers. Placing contemporary developments into historical perspective, Work and Labour Studies critically examines the organization and experience of paid and unpaid labour, labour markets, education and training, labour and employment law, collective bargaining, public policies on work and the economy, occupational health and safety, workplace equity, working class culture and communities, and the labour movement.
Faculty: Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Degree Options: Double Major, Minor, Single Major
3, 4 yrs
As a Work and Labour Studies graduate, you will be well prepared for employment in the labour movement, private industry, government service, journalism, public or private administration, social work, law or teaching. Many of our graduates go on to graduate work in political science, industrial relations and labour law.
|Community Developer||Corporate Recruiter/Trainer||Health Policy Advisor|
|Human Rights Advocate||Immigration Officer||Industrial Relations Manager|
|Labour Market Researcher||Non-Profit Organization Director||Occupational Health and Safety Officer|
|Public Policy Advisor||Teacher||Union Representative|