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Return to work for older workers presentation

Posted on: November 10th, 2021 by Ellen MacEachen

Work and Qualitative Health Research lab student Pamela Hopwood presented “Illness, Injury and Disability for Older Workers: Perspectives of Return to Work Coordinators” at the International Federation on Ageing 15th Global Conference on Ageing “Rights Matter” November 12th, 2021. In this presentation, she explained challenges managing return to work (RTW) for older workers, such as co-morbid conditions, slower recovery times, and age-bias among employers. The presentation also explored how age-related beliefs and policies shape RTW and opportunity for older workers.



Maternal market traders in Ghana presentation

Posted on: June 22nd, 2021 by Ellen MacEachen

Congratulations to Joyceline Amoako for an excellent presentation at the 2021 Qualitative Analysis Conference: Conceptualizing Theory: Analytic Practices in Qualitative Research. Joyceline’s presentation, Women’s Occupational Health and Safety in the Informal Economy: Maternal Market Traders in Accra, Ghana focused on the work conditions and health for mothers who work in the outdoor markets in Ghana. Congratulations, Joyceline!



CAWLS conference presentations 2021

Posted on: June 3rd, 2021 by Ellen MacEachen

Congratulations to the four Work and Qualitative Health Research Lab members who presented at the Canadian Association for Work and Labour Studies conferenceLabour activism, mobility, and marginalization in a time of precarity hosted at Congress 2021

Tauhid Khan – Self-employment and Social Supports in Canada and Australia: A Comparative Policy Analysis

Joyceline Amoako – Exploring the Impacts of Precarious Work and Family Caregiving on the Health of African Immigrant Women Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ontario, Canada

Sharanya Varatharajan – Health Privacy During Return-towork Management: A Critical Realist Grounded Perspective of the Experiences of Return-to-work Management Stakeholders in Canada

Pamela Hopwood – Return to Work for Ill and Injured Workers: Coordinator Perspectives of Union Involvement