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Brandi Lucier started teaching at the University of Windsor in the Labour Studies program as a sessional instructor in 2005. She has been a sessional lecturer (teaching primarily in the new Work and Employment Issues Certificate) in Women’s and Gender Studies since the Fall 2014 term. Prof. Lucier has a M.A. in History (University of Windsor) and her Ph.D. studies (ABD McMaster University) focus on the intersection between the labour and human rights movements in Canada. Prof. Lucier teaches labour law and workers’ rights, worker health and safety, and conflict resolution.
In 2013 Prof. Lucier was appointed to the Board at the Windsor Occupational Health Information Service (WOHIS) – a community-based organization that provides health and safety information to employees, employers, agencies, and students. As a member of the WOHIS Board she is directly involved in the WOHIS-OHCOW Preparing Youth in Windsor/Essex County for the Workplace initiative; a for-youth-by-youth engagement program that prepares students for the workplace by educating them on their employment standards and health and safety rights.
Prof. Lucier is also holds certification from the Ministry of Labour in: Violence and Harassment (2017), Globally Harmonized WHMIS (2016), and Basic Health and Safety and has taken the Canadian Labour Congress “Facing Management Effectively” workshop (2016). She also holds certificates in Alternative Dispute Resolution/Principled Negotiation and Dealing with Difficult People from the Stitt, Feld, Handy Group, Toronto (2019).
Prof. Lucier served on the 2015-2017 Contract Committee and the 2017 Negotiating Team. She currently serves as Chair of the Status of Women, Diversity, and Equity Action Committee on holds the VP-Status of Women, Diversity, and Equity position on WUFA Executive.
- Labour and Social Movements in Canadian Society
- Worker Health and Safety
- Speaking Truth to Power
- Investigating Contemporary Workplace Issues
- Labour Law and Workers' Rights
- Canadian Labour History
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