Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap: Improving Employment Standards Protections for People in Precarious Jobs is a collaborative research initiative of seven Ontario universities and 16 cross-sectoral partner organizations. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the five-year project seeks to inform effective employment standards enforcement in Ontario.
- Immigrant perceptions of Canada and precarious work – new research published June 6, 2019 - Mary Jean Hande, Ayesha Mian Akram and Shelley Condratto have published a new article in the Journal of International Migration and Integration. “All of This Happens Here” argues that immigrants’ perceptions of Canada have diminished due […]
- A Tattered Quilt – new research on exemptions and special rules published May 31, 2019 - Leah Vosko, John Grundy, Rebecca Casey, Andrea Noack and Mark Thomas have published a new article in the Canadian Labour & Employment Law Journal. “A Tattered Quilt: Exemptions and Special Rules under Ontario’s Employment Standards Act” examines […]
- Carrying Little Sticks – new research on deterrence published May 10, 2019 - Eric Tucker, Leah Vosko, Rebecca Casey, Mark Thomas John Grundy, and Andrea Noack have recently published a new article on deterrence in employment standards in Ontario. “Carrying Little Sticks” examines two influential models of enforcement […]
- Closing the Gap researchers profiled in Y-file for participation in federal labour standards consultation May 10, 2019 - Leah F. Vosko, Eric Tucker and Mark Thomas, three York University based Closing the Gap researchers, were profiled in the university’s Y-File newsletter for their involvement consultations to reform the Canada Labour Code, resulting in […]
- Improving Protections for People in Precarious Jobs – Watch the Panel Discussion May 24, 2018 - On May 3, Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap invited 5 experts from Quebec (Dalia Gesualdi-Fecteau and Guylaine Vallée), the US (Raj Nayak), the UK (Nick Clark), and Australia (Tess Hardy) to discuss employment standards […]