CIRA's Gérard Dion Award 2021: Call for Nominees

February 18, 2021 by Anonymous

From the Canadian Industrial Relations Association:

Dear CIRA Members,

For more than 40 years, CIRA has given the Gérard Dion Award to a person or an organization who made a remarkable contribution to our field of study or the world of work. Since 1990, the award is named after abbé Gérard Dion, professor of labour relations at Université Laval and founding member of our association. 

The organizing committee of the conference is mandated to submit a list of candidates to the executive committee. In order to do so, we would like you to take part in this consultation process by suggesting candidates to be shortlisted.

Suggestions should be made by at least two (2) CIRA members, and sent no later than March 15th 2021 to the following address:

Kind regards,
CIRA 2021 Organizing Committee

More calls from CIRA:

Annual conference:

The call for papers for the CIRA 2021 conference is now available

The submission deadline for CIRA’s 58th annual conference has been extended to March 7 2021.

Submissions may be related, but not limited, to the following themes:

  • Work: quality and regulation
  • Workplace representation and collective action
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Workplaces and the 4th industrial revolution
  • Occupational health and safety, and wellbeing at work
  • Post globalization… a strong national comeback?
  • The pandemic – an opportunity to change the employment development model?

All proposals should be addressed and sent to the organizing committee at the following address:

Allen Ponak Best Student Paper Award  

Students wishing to apply to the Allen Ponak Best Student Paper Award should submit a full paper before March 15, 2021 to: Both French and English student papers are welcome.

Law of Work Award

Graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and pre-tenure faculty submitting a paper on employment and labour law in Canada and wishing to apply to the Law of Work Award are also invited to submit a full paper before March 15, 2021 to: