Recording – Work : For Better or for Worse

CRIMT, in collaboration with the Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA), held two roundtables entitled Work: For Better or for Worse at the Association’s 2021 Conference.

Bringing together ten members of the CRIMT Partnership Project, these roundtables provided an opportunity to discuss how to think about better and worse work. Each panel featured the ideas of four researchers who drew on their research findings to address the issue.

The panelists answered a series of questions from a common grid covering three constituent dimensions of work: risk, whether economic, health or social; control or autonomy, i.e. the ability to exercise control over one’s work and its limits in relation to other aspects of one’s life outside of work; and expressiveness, i.e. the dimensions that relate to voice, as well as to the possibility of achieving one’s potential at work.

Roundtable 1 [with simultaneous interpretation]

Moderator : Mélanie Laroche (Université de Montréal)

Philippe Barré (Université de Montréal)
Le travail des artistes professionnel.le.s au Québec
Louise Boivin (Université du Québec en Outaouais)
Le travail du ‘care’ rémunéré dans le secteur privé au Québec
Urwana Coiquaud (HEC Montréal)
Le travail sur plateformes numériques au Québec : le cas de UBER
Dalia Gesualdi-Fecteau (UQAM)
Le travail des ouvrier.è.s sylvicoles au Québec

Roundtable 2

Moderator : Gregor Murray (Université de Montréal)

Mat Johnson (University of Manchester)
Valeria Pulignano (KU Leuven)
Jim Stanford (Centre for Future Work)
Olga Tregaskis (University of East Anglia)

For those who did not have the opportunity to attend the CIRA conference, or for those who attended and would like to see it again, we are pleased to make the full recording of both sessions available on our YouTube channel.

We also invite you to visit the multimedia section of this site to see more recordings of events.