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SHRM research highlights work, labour issues for faculty and staff during pandemic

SHRM research highlights work, labour issues for faculty and staff during pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many workplaces in Canada and around the world closed their facilities and moved employees to working from home. For some workers this was a seamless transition, while for others the shift was more difficult. The COVID Homeworking for University Staff Survey (CHUSS) is a project stemming from an international research collaboration […]

Dr. Duygu Gulseren to join the School of HRM as Assistant Professor

Dr. Duygu Gulseren to join the School of HRM as Assistant Professor

The School of HRM is pleased to announce that Dr. Duygu Gulseren will be joining us on 1 July as an Assistant Professor. Duygu Biricik Gulseren completed her PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary's University. Her research is focused on healthy and safe work (e.g., leading healthy workplaces, chronic pain at work, work-life-health interface) […]

Professor Kelly Pike teams up with graduate student to evaluate Better Work program

Professor Kelly Pike teams up with graduate student to evaluate Better Work program

A collaboration between graduate student Ahsan Ahshanullah and HRM professor Kelly Pike is helping drive improvements for garment industry workers in Asia. In his fourth year of graduate studies, Ahshanullah is wrapping up his academic career at York. About to defend his thesis, his active pursuit of relevant work experience had him reaching out to […]

Professor Anja Krstic's Collaborative Article Published in the Harvard Business Review

Professor Anja Krstic's Collaborative Article Published in the Harvard Business Review

An article collaboratively authored by Professor Anja Krstic titled: "Research: Why Some D&I Efforts Failed Employees of Chinese Descent" has been published in the Harvard Business Review. "While many companies are increasingly interested in supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, new research shows that not all initiatives are equally effective in protecting different marginalized […]

Join us for a virtual 'Learning from our Alumni' and networking session

Join us for a virtual 'Learning from our Alumni' and networking session

We are excited to invite you to our Virtual Learning from the Experts session & networking event taking place on Wednesday April 28, 2021 starting at 6:15 PM. This time we will focus on: Learning from our Alumni: New perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion in time of uncertainty. Our speakers Dean and Krystal will join us for an interactive […]

Dr. Kelly Pike’s research on global supply chains profiled by Harvard Business School

Dr. Kelly Pike’s research on global supply chains profiled by Harvard Business School

Dr. Kelly Pike's published academic paper "Voice in Supply Chains: Does the Better Work Program Lead to Improvements in Labor Standards Compliance?" has been profiled by the Harvard Business School's Bloomberg Centre: "The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Better Work Lesotho initiative improved relationships between workers and supervisors, addressing strains that had led to non-compliance with […]

BHRM degree: Setting the foundation for a career in law

BHRM degree: Setting the foundation for a career in law

The School of Human Resource Management at York University has proven to be a critical starting point for many of its current students and graduates interested in pursuing a career in law. A bachelor’s degree in human resource management (BHRM) gives students a deep understanding of how people and organizations work, in addition to being […]

Prof Doorey joins Canadian Bar Association podcast as special guest

Prof Doorey joins Canadian Bar Association podcast as special guest

On December 17th Professor David Doorey joined the Canadian Bar Association's podcast The Every Lawyer to talk about the impact of the gig economy on workers’ rights, legislative efforts to protect autonomous workers, how the courts have fared in shaping our laws in Canada, and the challenges ahead for organized labour. Doorey also shared his thoughts […]

SHRM voted best in Canada for third consecutive year

SHRM voted best in Canada for third consecutive year

York University’s School of Human Resource Management (HRM), in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, brought home all four Canadian HR Reporter Reader’s Choice Awards for best education in Canada for the third consecutive year. The School of HRM edged out competitive programs offered by other academic institutions, including the University of British Columbia, the University […]

Economic equality and labour laws – discussions by Prof. David Doorey

Economic equality and labour laws – discussions by Prof. David Doorey

Exploring the employee protection acts, enforcement of labour standards and the significance of lending a voice to the worker; Prof. David Doorey discusses various aspects with a panel virtually on the video titled: ILERA2020: Cross Border Reflections on the Future of the Wagner Model. Doorey along with the panelists joining him virtually, highlight various layers […]