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.
- 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 called Carrying Little Sticks: Is there a ‘Deterrence Gap’ in […]
- 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 […]
- May 3 Panel discussion – Improving Protections for Workers in Precarious Jobs April 11, 2018 - Join us May 3, 2018 @ 7pm Thomas Lounge, Oakham House, Ryerson University, 63 Gould St., Toronto With the recent passage of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017 and a provincial election coming in June, the […]
- Closing the Gap Policy Forum launches An Agenda for Change June 22, 2017 - The Closing the Gap team released its latest report – An Agenda for Change – at a Policy Forum on June 19, 2017. Partners and stakeholders gathered at the Sam Sorbara Auditorium at St. Michael’s […]