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.
- Eric Tucker and Leah Vosko on COVID-19 Recovery, EI, and Leaves September 8, 2020 - Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap members Eric Tucker (Osgoode Law School) and Leah Vosko (York University), along with Sarah Marsden (Thomspson Rivers University) have provided their expertise on the topic of leaves and employment […]
- Leah Vosko contributes to Migrant Worker Health Expert Working Group September 8, 2020 - Academic project lead, Dr. Leah Vosko, has joined a group of researchers and infection control and occupational health and safety experts to establish the Migrant Worker Health Expert Working Group to bring attention to the […]
- Research team publishes new book on employment standards enforcement March 30, 2020 - The Closing the Gap Research Team is pleased to announce the publication of their new book, Closing the Enforcement Gap: Improving Protections for People in Precarious Jobs (University of Toronto Press, 2020). This book is […]
- New research on overtime exemptions published December 13, 2019 - Mark Thomas, Leah Vosko, Eric Tucker, Mercedes Steedman, Andrea M. Noack, John Grundy, Mary Gellatly, and Lisa Leinveer have published new research on overtime exemptions in Ontario in Labour/Le travail. In practice, employment standards legislation includes […]
- Emerson Iudiciani presents research on federal employment standards at York University Dean’s Award Celebration October 2, 2019 - Closing the Gap’s research team is extending their analysis of employment standards enforcement into the federal jurisdiction and Emerson Iudiciani had the exciting opportunity work with the early data. Iudiciani, a York University student in his […]