Major New Research Projects

Innovation in Industrial Relations in the Unionized Ontario ICI- Construction Sector: Resolving Jurisdictional Disputes and No-Strike/Lockout Protocols


Professor Chaykowski and Professor Hickey have begun a research project that will support discussion and the development of new approaches to resolving jurisdictional disputes and establishing no-strike/lockout protocols among employer and union stakeholders in Ontario ICI-Construction sector.
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Implications of Labour Market Trends in the ICI- Construction Sector and Changes in Technology on Workplace Organization, Processes and Skills
Professors Richard Chaykowski and Robert Hickey are leading a major new research project on the implications of changes in technology, skills and the labour market in the Ontario Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) construction industry - key driver of the broader Ontario economy.
This project will investigate such issues as: