A Tribute to Gilbert Levine: His Pioneering Role in Labour Research

Stinson, Jane
May 2011
Labour / Le Travail;Spring2011, Vol. 67, p173
Academic Journal
A biography of Gilbert Levine, a Canadian labour researcher, is presented. He was influenced by socialist and Communist principles while in high school, during his involvement in World War II, and in his academic career studying sociology at the University of Toronto. He was a social worker for the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), developed a research department at CUPE to study labor data, and was involved in the left-wing Waffle political movement. He passed away in 2009.


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