Roger Lecourt is a nationally and internationally recognized specialist in industrial relations and social dialogue. He is a frequent contributor to CRIMT’s activities and chairs its Stakeholder Committee. A former Deputy Minister of Labour in Quebec and a consultant to the International Labour Office (ILO) in a number of countries, he has also been a union leader and mediator/conciliator. His work exemplifies a commitment to building a practical understanding of work, its values and its transformations.
The Roger-Lecourt CRIMT Scholarship supports full-time graduate students in Quebec universities whose masters’ or doctoral dissertations involve cutting-edge research on major trends in work and employment. More particularly, the Scholarship is aimed at students whose work deals with major developments in collective labour relations, both in Canada and abroad, with a preference for those dealing with union renewal, new forms of collective bargaining and representation, and the public policies that promote them.