TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2021 – Workplace violence against female elementary school teachers by some of their students is often dismissed or diminished despite serious injury and emotional harm, says the lead author of a new paper out of York University. That’s because the issue is often invisible, complex, intertwined, messy and insidious, say co-authors York […]
Professor Fanelli is quoted in John Ibbitson's Opinion piece "A golden opportunity awaits the public service sector post-pandemic." From the article linked above: Carlo Fanelli, who co-ordinates the Work and Labour Studies Program at York University, is surveying attitudes to the pandemic within the Ontario public sector workforce. Preliminary results suggest employees fear burnout from […]
The Racialized Students in Healthcare virtual lecture series is sponsored by the OHTN and provides workshop series on Indigenous Education, HIV Clinical Care, HIV research facilitated by HALCO and HIV Pharmacy Care. Our facilitators include: MaryAnn from the Native Women Resources Centre, Dr. Gordon from Unity Health, Stevia Arthur from BlackCAP, Alex Vincent from Cabbagetown Community Health Centre and […]
WKLS professor Carlo Fanelli says Canada has one of the highest rates of skill underutilization among OECD nations
Read the full article "Laid-off airline workers mull post-COVID job options as industry languishes" in The Toronto Star (16 March 2021).
A virtual event will be held to celebrate recent publications by Annie Bunting, Lisa Drummond, Carlo Fanelli, Les Jacobs, Jaime Llambías-Wolff, Vanisha Sukdeo, and Douglas C. Young. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Each of the books is available for purchase at the hyperlinks provided with […]
Dear Members of the scientific community, The Covid-19 pandemic has been the source of questions and uncertainties since last spring. It is in this context that the Work Manifesto was born, a collective work articulated around three axes: democratize the firm, decommodify work and environmental remediation. Written by three researchers, Isabelle Ferreras, Dominique Méda and […]
WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli quoted in The Toronto Star about essential worker wages and unionized labour clout
"...affordable housing is only one end of the equation, says Carlo Fanelli, co-ordinator of York University’s work and labour studies program. What you also need is higher wages. And one way to do this is to raise the minimum wage, Fanelli says." Read more in The Toronto Star (subscribers only) or the same article in […]
WKLS Prof. Carlo Fanelli talks with yFile about his new book "Rising Up: The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada"
York professor's book will challenge low-wage work and explain the significance of living wages Understanding the differences between minimum wages and living wages has become more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, which highlighted the reality that millions of “essential workers” were not able to put a halt to their services, even during a […]