Find the CIRHR at CIRA 2021

May 20, 2021 by Anonymous

The 58th Annual Conference of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA) will take place online this year from May 26 to 28, 2021. "Work and Employment in Times of Crisis: What Are the Impacts, Management Issues, and Recovery Strategies?" will feature numerous faculty, students, alumni and friends of the CIRHR. Here are some highlights of where to find the CIRHR community.

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Work: quality and regulation

  • Wage increases as a result of interest arbitration in Canada
    Robert Hebdon (McGill University)
  • Do Age, Gender and Background Influence How Arbitrators Justify Their Decisions in the Canadian University Sector?
    Maziar Jafary (Université d'Ottawa) and Jules Carrière (Université d'Ottawa)
  • Experimenting with Bad Faith: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Honda v. Keayson Wrongful Dismissal Settlement Negotiations
    Bruce J Curran (University of Manitoba)
  • Statutory Collective Bargaining Frameworks for Self-Employed Workers
    Sara J Slinn (York University)

1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

La représentation et l’action collective au travail

  • Qu’est-ce qui amène les gestionnaires du secteur de la santé et des services sociaux québécois à s’impliquer dans leur association représentative?
    François Bolduc (Université Laval)
  • Quelle gestion de la relève d’effectif chez les organisations syndicales en tant qu’employeurs?
    Blandine Emilien (UQÀM), Mélanie Dufour-Poirier (Université de Montréal), Christian Dufour (CRIMT) and Adelheid Hege (IRES)
  • What is the identity and appeal of labour unionism?
    Lorenzo Frangi (UQÀM) and Tingting Zhang (Merrimack College)
  • L’identité syndicale et le positionnement envers les enjeux écologiques: regard critique sur la transition juste et Hyman
    Evelyn Dionne (Université Laval)

Friday, May 28, 2021

8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

The pandemic – an opportunity to change the employment development model?

  • Les relations industrielles au travers de la COVID-19 en Australie
    Stéphane Le Queux (James Cook University) and David Peetz (Griffith University)
  • From the 1990s Recession to the COVID-19 Pandemic
    John Peters (CRIMT)
  • L’évolution de la pratique du coworking dans le contexte de la crise de la COVID-19
    Anne-Laure Le Nadant (Univesité de Rennes), Clément Marinos (Univesité de Rennes) and Gerhard Krauss (Univesité de Rennes)
  • Labor Markets in Crisis: The Double Liability of Low-Wage Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Kourtney Koebel (University of Toronto) and Dionne Pohler (University of Toronto)

The Impact of COVID-19 on Work: Findings from a Survey of University Employees in Canada and Australia

  • Telework and the Impact of COVID-19 on Work-life Balance, Stress, Job Satisfaction, and Job Performance among University Faculty and Staff
    James Chowhan (York University) and Kelly Pike (York University)
  • How Can I Miss You if You Won’t Go Away: The Effects of Pre-COVID Work Location on University Workers’ Response to Pandemic-Related Work Changes
    Jason Foster (Athabasca University) and Mojan Naisani Samani (McMaster University)
  • Humans and their Resources: How COVID-19 Impacts Work-related Outcomes for Faculty and Staff in Universities
    Ahlam Abdel Rahman (York University), Tinu Koithara Mathew (York University), Dorothy Luksic-Milardovic (York University), Ahmed Mohamed (York University), Tina Sharifi (York University) and Ayesha Tabassum (York University)
  • Determinants of Job Satisfaction in the Pandemic: An Analysis of Canadian and Australian University Employees
    Scott Walsworth (University of Saskatchewan), Sean O’Brady (McMaster University), Johanna Weststar (Western University), Shelagh Campbell (University of Regina) and Rupa Banerjee (Ryerson University)

10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Work: quality and regulation

  • Understanding Institutional Change: The Case of Turkish Employment Contract Law
    Umut R. Ozkan (Université de Montréal)
  • The Role of Labour Inspectorate in the Enforcement of Labour Regulation: The Case of Greece
    Achilleas Anagnostopoulos (University of Thessaly)
  • The Precarious Professional? The Rise of Nonstandard Employment among Skilled Workers in Canada
    Laura Lam (Ryerson University), Rupa Banerjee (Ryerson University) and Danielle Lamb (Ryerson University)

1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Workplaces and the 4th industrial revolution

  • Worker’s Experiences of the Digital Work Divide
    Kai-Hsin Hung (HEC Montréal), Cassandra Bowkett (HEC Montréal), Julie Garneau (HEC Montréal) and Christian Lévesque (HEC Montréal)
  • Renegotiating Skill Settlements in a Digital Era: The Case of Auto Service Technicians
    Mathieu Dupuis (TÉLUQ), Gregor Murray (Université de Montréal) and Meiyun Wu (Université de Montréal)
  • Jobs in the post-pandemic Era and Its Intersection with Digitization and Globalization
    Anil Verma (University of Toronto)
  • The Data Relations Theory in Industrial Relations
    Kai-Hsin Hung (HEC Montréal)