Tony Giles

Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Tony Giles on being among the recipients of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association / Association canadienne des relations industrielles (CIRA-ACRI) Canadian Freedom of Association Award award.

The annual award recognizes an outstanding contribution on promoting understanding of, and compliance with international standards regarding the right to organize and bargain collectively, as those standards apply to Canada.

The joint winners of the award were instrumental in Canada’s 2017 ratification of ILO Convention C98: The Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949.

  • Anthony Giles and the International and Intergovernmental Affairs Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada;
  • Brian Burkett and the Canadian Employers’ Council;
  • Hassan Yussuff and the Canadian Labour Congress; and
  • Larry Brown and the National Union of Public and General Employees.

To read more about this award and its recipients visit the CIRA website.