Labor & Industrial Relations

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Consulted to Death

By Doug Smith

Twenty years ago governments across Canada adopted--with much ballyhoo-new occupational health and safety laws. Consulted to Death shows how the laws failed to deliver on their promise because, despite their rhetoric, they refused to adequately confront the issue of power in ... Read more

Fox

By Margaret Sweatman

Fox moves on quick and elegant feet through the terror and exhilaration of Winnipeg's 1919 General Strike, the most turbulent period of the city's history. In a novel of remarkably vivd, kinetic power, the collision of the wealthy and working classes after the First World War ... Read more

The Guy in the Green Truck

By James N. McCrorie

Spotlighting one man’s choice to abandon security for chance, this biographical memoir relates the inspiring story of John St. Amand, who left a promising career as a sociologist—along with handsome health and retirement benefits—to take on the turbulent life of a union ... Read more