Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace

Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace

  • Workplace Pensions: Next Generation or Final Frontier?  Conference held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel on May 23, 2014

  • Workshop "The Right to Strike:  What Are the Implications of Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan held April 24, 2015 with Panelists Richard Chaykowski, Donald Carter, Paul Cavalluzzo and Brian Etherington

  • The Centre's second major conference titled "Privacy, Law & the Contemporary Workplace: New Challenges & Direction"

  • The Labour & Employment Club hosted an informal discussion session with Stephen Shamie

  • The Centre's first major conference held at Hyatt Regency in Toronto April 27&28, 2012

  • Webinar with our Douglas Cunningham Visitorship in Labour & Employment Law with Professor Matt Dimick on March 10, 2014

  • Workplace Pensions conference panels with Susan Philpott, Kevin Skerrett, Lisa Mills, Darrell Brown & Chris Brown

  • Students attending the CLCW launch on November 5, 2010

  • Privacy, Law and the Contemporary Workplace:  New Challenges and Directions conference held on November 22, 2013 at One King West Hotel

  • Attendees and Speakers at the Shades of Grey: Law and Ageing in the Contemporary Workplace reception held April 27, 2012

  • The CLCW hosted a discussion with Honorary Chair, Chief Justice of Ontario Warren Winkler

  • Weber Workshop held at the Donald Gordon Centre on October 30-31, 2015

The Centre leads, conducts and fosters interdisciplinary research on emerging issues for workplace law. It is particularly focused on the implications for law of social, economic, cultural, technological and demographic changes shaping the contemporary workplace, in Canada and globally.

With a core commitment to supporting a diversity of perspectives, multipartism, as well as open and innovative inquiry, the Centre seeks to:

  • develop and anchor a strong and diverse interdisciplinary network of researchers within and beyond Queen’s, enabling coordinated and relevant research on key contemporary challenges for law in the workplace;
  • support a high quality, research-intensive program of graduate studies, training a new generation of scholars in the field;
  • hold, co-sponsor and actively promote regular conferences and workshops on important issues;
  • offer JD students opportunities for broad and deep engagement with workplace law;
  • host and broadcast a visiting speakers series to disseminate of innovative scholarship in the field. Read more...