Katherine Lippel, LLL, LLM, FRSC, is currently full professor of law at the Faculty of Law (Civil Law Section) at the University of Ottawa and holds the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law. She has been a member of the Québec Bar since 1978. She is also associate professor of law at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where she was a professor from 1982-2006, a member of the CINBIOSE research centre, an adjunct professor in Carleton University’s School of Social Work and an adjunct scientist at the Institute for Work & Health. She specialises in legal issues relating to occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation and is the author of numerous articles and books in the field. She has received various awards for her research including the Prize for Excellence in research, 2010, from the University of Ottawa and the Award for Academic Excellence of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT), in 2005. She was made a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2010.
As a co-investigator with the On the Move Partnership, Katherine Lippel will be leading the policy component of the team’s research program. Her own research will focus on occupational health and safety, workers’ compensation and employment standards.
S. Bernstein, K. Lippel et L. Lamarche, Women and Homework: The Canadian Legislative Framework, Status of Women Canada, (189 pages). Ce rapport a été publié dans ses versions française et anglaise en 2001. Available online here.
S. Bernstein, K. Lippel, E. Tucker et L. F. Vosko, «Precarious Employment and the Law’s Flaws: Identifying Regulatory Failure and Securing Effective Protection for Workers» dans L. Vosko (dir.), Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montréal & Kingston, 2006, pp. 203-220
K. Lippel, «Precarious Employment and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation in Quebec» dans L. Vosko (dir.), Precarious Employment:Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montréal & Kingston , 2006, pp. 241-255.
K. Lippel, Ellen MacEachen, Ron Saunders, Natalia Werhun, Agnieska Kosny, Liz Mansfield, Christine Carrasco and Diana Pugliese, «Legal protections governing occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation of temporary employment agency workers in Canada : reflections on regulatory effectiveness», (2011) 9 (2) Policy and Practice in Health and Safety 69-90.
K. Lippel, «Preserving workers’ dignity in workers’ compensation systems: an international perspective», (2012) 55 American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 519-536
Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, University of Ottawa