Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace

Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace


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. Current themes of the Centre’s research include:

  • Legal responses to changing workforce demographics
  • Domestic and international legal responses to the the new economy
  • The constitutionalization of labour law
  • Privacy in the workplace
  • Ensuring access to efficient, fair and effective adjudication in workplace rights disputes.

The Centre’s research agenda is driven by the expertise and interests of its researchers and informed by an expert Advisory Committee.

The Centre’s publications can be accessed here.

The CLCW’s research agenda can be accessed here.