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Yates Charlotte, Professor Emeritus

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Charlotte Yates

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Emeritus Faculty
School of Labour Studies


Areas of Research Interest 

Automotive Policy Research Centre (APRC):

  • Union Renewal in the Anglo-American democracies
  • Union Organizing in Canada and the impact of membership recruitment on union strategy and diversity
  • Political Interest Intermediation: political economy of political parties and interest groups; organized labour and the state.
  • Globalization and Social Cohesion amongst workers: How global economic forces and changes filter through to impact on workers and their communities.


Community Involvement

  • Expert Source on Canadian Autoworkers, General Motors - Canada, for Financial Post, Wall Street Journal, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CBC News World (TV), CHCH - Hamilton, Canadian Labour, Windsor Star, Hamilton Spectator, Southham News, Business Week, The National, TVO, CBC News (Radio).
  • Member of Community group involved in 'fair employment, living wage' campaign. Email for more information.