Labour Studies information resources: Additional resources

Associations and organizations


  • The Labour Companion: A Bibliography of Canadian Labour History Based on Materials Printed from 1950 to 1975 [print]
  • Labour Legislation in Canada: A Bibliography [print]
  • Primary Sources in Canadian Working Class History, 1860-1930 [print]


Government information

Canada and British Columbia

United States

Think tanks

  • Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights (CFLR) - provides a forum for its members to promote and publish their independent research, policy papers and articles which are consistent with the objectives of the Foundation

  • Canadian Policy Research Network (CPRN) - archived collection of publications by CPRN. Original evidence-based research, public policy briefs and recommendations, deliberative dialogues and citizen engagement, stakeholder engagement with business, community and government leaders, and knowledge translation for important public policy issues.

  • Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) - Through the production of high quality, intellectually compelling publications and events Class seeks to shape ideas that can inspire the trade union movement, cement a broad alliance of social forces and influence policy development to ensure the political agenda is on the side of working people. Class produces briefings, policy papers and think pieces spanning a broad policy field.

  • Economic Policy Institute (EPI) - research and analysis on the economic status of working America.

  • Global Labour Research Centre (GLRC) - promotes the study of work, employment and labour at York University. The GLRC orients its research mandate around four strategic research themes: (1) Work, Employment & Labour Rights; (2) Labour, Migration & Citizenship; (3) Work, Employment & Gender Relations; and (4) Labour Movement Revitalization.

  • Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) - a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to the study, teaching, and discussion of labor and employment issues.

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