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Minor in Labour and Employment Relations

The Minor in Labour and Employment Relations provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to the examination of work and employment relations in Canada. With required coursework in both management and the social sciences, it is designed to assist student pursuit of professional opportunities in labour and employment relations, and to enable more advanced and diverse opportunities for further study in the field.

Administered by: Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour Department

To receive this Minor, students must complete six (6) courses from the following curriculum:

Required courses (2):

  • MHR 520 Industrial Relations Foundations
  • MHR 522 Union Management Relations

Plus two (2) of the following:

  • MHR 405 Organizational Behaviour
  • MHR 523 Human Resources Management
  • MHR 600 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
  • MHR 711 Occupational Health and Safety
  • MHR 721 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • LAW 529 Employment and Labour Law
  • LAW 606 Advanced Issues in Labour and Employment Law

Plus two (2) of the following:

  • ECN 605* Labour Economics
  • OHS 208 Occupational Health and Safety Law
  • POG 315 Equity and Human Rights in Canada or PPA 125 Rights, Equity and the State
  • PPA 319* Politics of Work and Labour
  • SOC 472* At Work in a Changing World or SOC 501* Making a Living: Sociology of Work
  • SOC 606 Work and Families in the 21st Century

* Minimum of one of ECN 605, PPA 319, SOC 472 or SOC 501 must be taken.

Please see  (PDF file) Senate Policy 2, Section 7.4 for further information about Minors.