Areas of Research Interest:
Precarious Employment and Health
Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario (with Robert Storey)
Labour and Free Trade in Nineteenth Century Europe: Experiments in Harmonizing Labour Laws
Work Organization and the Quality of Working Life (with CAW & OFL).
Hypertension & Work Organization (CAW, IWH, WSIB).
Canadian Labour History
Canadian Economic History
Economics of Trade Unions
Academic Service & Community Involvement:
International Advisory Board, Work, Employment and Society Steering Committee, International Research Network of Autoworkers in America.
Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, (board member, 1997 - 2010).
Workers Education Centre, (Board of Directors), 1989 to 1994.
Social Planning and Research Council Hamilton, (Board of Directors), 1989 to 1994.