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Brock unveils plaque honouring early union supporters in Niagara

Brock unveils plaque honouring early union supporters in Niagara

Yesterday, Brock unveiled a new plaque recognizing the significant contributions that local union members made to the University’s Founding Fund from 1965 to 1970. The plaque, which is located on the 300-level of Mackenzie Chown where blocks B and C meet, was proposed by Brock’s Centre for Labour Studies as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Brock to unveil plaque honouring early union supporters in Niagara

Brock to unveil plaque honouring early union supporters in Niagara

Tomorrow, Brock will unveil a new plaque recognizing the significant contributions that local union members made to the University’s Founding Fund from 1965 to 1970. The plaque, which will be located in the Mackenzie Chown Complex 300-level hallway where blocks B and C meet, was proposed by Brock’s Centre for Labour Studies as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Condensed Spring/Summer courses pack pedagogical punch

Condensed Spring/Summer courses pack pedagogical punch

When most Brock University students were finishing summer jobs or enjoying their last days at the beach, Mitch McIntosh was in class. And the 21-year-old would do it again.

Brock prof co-edits book on public sector unions in Canada

Brock prof co-edits book on public sector unions in Canada

Larry Savage, associate professor and director of Centre for Labour Studies at Brock, will launch a new book that he’s co-edited, entitled Public Sector Unions in the Age of Austerity (Fernwood Publishing). The book is a multi-disciplinary collection of perspectives examining the unique characteristics of public sector unionism in a Canadian context.

Profs part of library’s spring author series

Profs part of library’s spring author series

Brock University professors Carmela Patrias and Larry Savage will talk about their latest book, Union Power: Solidarity and Struggle in Niagara, as part of the Spring author series on April 3 at the Welland Public Library.

Brock professor talks about future of unions on national radio

Brock professor talks about future of unions on national radio

Kendra Coulter, an assistant professor in Brock’s Centre for Labour Studies, was a guest on CBC Radio’s The Current news and current affairs show.

Labour studies prof carves niche revolutionizing retail

Labour studies prof carves niche revolutionizing retail

When Kendra Coulter quit her job selling accessories in university, she thought she was finished with life in retail. Not so.

Publications — Aug. 31

Publications — Aug. 31

A selection of publications by Brock faculty and staff.

Brock labour studies profs launch two new books

Brock labour studies profs launch two new books

A couple of Brock professors associated with the Centre for Labour Studies at the University are launching two new books. One of them looks at various important labour struggles in the Niagara region

Labour Studies/Political Science, Sociology

Labour Studies/Political Science, Sociology

Larry Savage, Michelle Webber and Jonah Butovsky (Sociology) presented at the annual conference of the Southern Political Science Association.

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