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Queen's University
 

School of Policy Studies

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The PMIR Speaker Series (now the Warren K. WInkler series) hosted outstanding Human Resources
and Labour Relations practitioners, prominent scholars, and others engaged in IR research and practice.

2012

2011/12

2010/11

2008/09

2007/08

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2012

2011/12

2010/11

  • Managing LR in a Time of Increasing Complexity 
    (May 18, 2011)

    Richard J. Dixon, Vice President and HR Officer, Nav Canada

  • Key Challenges and Issues facing the Labour Board  
    (February 11, 2011)

    Elizabeth MacPherson, Canada Industrial Relations Board 

  • Dealing with Incivility and Bullying in the Workplace  
    (January 21, 2011)

    Jana Raver, Queen's School of Business 

  • Reflections on Challenging Times: Looking Back and into the Future
    (November 26, 2010)

    George C.B. Smith, Adjunct Professor and former Senior Vice-President at CBC/Radio-Canada

  • Forging Effective Partnerships: Government and Service Provide Joint HR Strategy in Ontario's Developmental Services Sector
    (September 29, 2010)

    Steven Finlay and Carol Latimer 

2008/09

  • The Effect of the World Economic Upheaval on the State of Labour Relations in Ontario
    (March 26, 2009)
    Kevin Wilson, ADM, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

  • HR Planning: Is there a role for unions?  
    (March 19, 2009)
    Hazel Gilchrist, Manager, Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health

  • OPS Bargaining
    (March 12, 2009) 
    Warren "Smokey" Thomas, President, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

  • Workplace Harassment, Incivility and Bullying
    (March 5, 2009) 
    Jana Raver, Assistant Professor and E. Marie Shantz Faculty Fellow of Organizational Behaviour, Queen's School of Business

  • Non Smoking in Federal Institutions: From a Policy Consideration to Implementation "Sounds Easy, Butt..."
    (February 26, 2009)
    Ross Toller, Regional Deputy Commissioner (Ontario), Correctional Service of Canada
    Bob Fisher, Regional Human Resources Manager, Correctional Service of Canada

  • HRSDC Labour Program: Canada's source of workplace information for practitioners and researchers
    (February 5, 2009) 

    Janson LaBond, Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

  • AMAPCEO and the Ontario Public Service: A new labour relations paradigm  (January 29, 2009)
    Gary Gannage, President & CEO, Association of Management, Administrative & Professional Crown Employees of Ontario

  • Justice for Aboriginal Workers
    (January 22, 2009)
    Stan Raper, Director, United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Agricultural Workers Division

2007/08

  • Labour Relations in Canada's Nuclear Industry from a Union Perspective
    (March 18, 2008)
    David Shier, President, Canadian Nuclear Worker's Council 

  • Occupational Disease Prevention: Accomplishments and Challenges for the Future
    (March 4, 2008)
    Alec Farquhar, Managing Director, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers 

  • How public servants are employed and why: the new Public Service of Ontario Act
    (January 29, 2008)
    Timothy Hadwen, Portfolio Director, Lands & Resources/Prosecutions Portfolio, Legal Services Division, Ministry of the Attorney General 

  • Recent Issues in Industrial Relations and Collective Bargaining
    (November 27, 2007)
    Akivah Starkman, Executive Director, Canadian Industrial Relations Board 

  • Inaugural lecture in the new HR/LR Speaker Series
    (November 13, 2007)
    Reg Pearson, Director, Labour Management Services, Ontario Ministry of Labour 

 

School of Policy Studies, Robert Sutherland Hall
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.3020