Queen’s Employment Relations is shaping the world of work - with your help.
The study of Employment Relations and the education of future employment relations professionals ensures that - as a society - we are setting workplace standards, negotiating collective agreements, protecting human rights and ensuring pay equity. It is only through healthy employment relations that we can create a more productive, harmonious and sustainable economy. By combining an academically rigorous curriculum with practical real-world training, our students graduate with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to make a meaningful impact in the world of work.
Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. By supporting Queen’s Employment Relations Programs, you too can help shape the world of work – making it a better place for all Canadians.
How you can help
Hon. Warren K. Winkler Speaker Series
This new lecture series is named in honour of The Hon. Warren K. Winkler, who has made outstanding contributions to the study and practice of industrial relations in Canada, and who was appointed Chief Justice of Ontario and President of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 2007.
By supporting this lecture series, you can help introduce our MIR students to the best and brightest in the field of industrial relations, greatly expanding their knowledge and understanding.
The Kumar-Wood Professional in Residence
The Kumar-Wood Professional in Residence was established in 2008 to recognize the significant contributions of Dr. Pradeep Kumar and Dr. W. D. Wood to the study and practice of industrial relations. The Endowment is intended to provide funding to bring leading practitioners to Queen’s to contribute to the learning experience of students in the MIR program.
H Carl Goldenberg Scholarship in Industrial Relations
Established in memory of H. Carl Goldenberg (1907-1996), lawyer, advisor to provincial and federal governments, Royal Commissioner, Senator, and one of Canada's most eminent labour mediators and arbitrators. Awarded to a student with a record of strong academic achievement who is pursuing a Master of Industrial Relations degree with a focus on industrial relations. The recipient will be encouraged to develop a research initiative based upon Carl Goldenberg's interest and work in dispute resolution and to make use of the Queen's Archives Goldenberg Papers Collection. Recipients of this award will be known as the Goldenberg Scholar.
Master of Industrial Relations Trust Fund
This fund provides discretionary support for supplementary student-related academic activities, and program support and development for the MIR and PMIR programs.
Master of Industrial Relations Alumni Fellowship
The Alumni Fellowship Fund was created by graduates of the MIR program to support exceptional scholars who demonstrate financial need and commitment to the field of industrial relations. Alumni Fellowships are awarded annually, and are critical to enhancing access to graduate studies in industrial relations.