Eric Tucker is a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto. He has published extensively on the history and current state of labour and employment law and occupational health and safety regulation. More recently, he has been working on the constitutionalization of labour rights, the impact of law on declining strike frequency and employment standards enforcement.
As a co-investigator with the On the Move Partnership, Eric Tucker will be looking at policy related to Employment-related Geographical Mobility. This will include a review of on the application of collective bargaining laws to mobile workers and possibly a case study of the experience of occupational health and safety regulation by a group of temporary foreign workers in Ontario.
Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2012) (co-edited with Fay Faraday and Judy Fudge; authored a chapter: “Farm Worker Exceptionalism: Past, Present, and the post-Fraser Future” at 30-56).
New Approaches to Enforcement: and Compliance with Labour Regulatory Standards: The Case of Ontario, Canada (Report for the Law Commission of Ontario, November 2011) (co-authored with Mary Gellatly, Mark Thomas and Leah Vosko).
“Layers of Vulnerability in Occupational Health and Safety for Migrant Workers: Case Studies from Canada and the UK,” (2010) 7:2 Policy and Practice in Occupational Health and Safety 51-73 (co-authored with Malcolm Sargeant).
“Will the Vicious Circle of Precariousness be Unbroken?: The Exclusion of Ontario Farm Workers from the Occupational Health and Safety Act,” in Leah Vosko, ed., Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006), 256-76.
Self-Employed Workers Organize: Law, Policy and Unions (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005) (Co-authored with Professors Cynthia Cranford, Judy Fudge and Leah Vosko).
Faculty page, York University