Jason Foster, PhD

Associate Professor, Human Resources and Labour Relations, Director, Parkland Institute

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    20042024

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    Jason Foster is the director of Parkland Institute and an associate professor of Human Resources and Labour Relations at Athabasca University. Before becoming an academic, he worked as a policy analyst for non-profit organizations and spent more than a decade as the director of policy analysis of the Alberta Federation of Labour. Jason is the author of, Gigs, Hustles and Temps about precarious work in Canada. He is also author of Defying Expectations: The Case of UFCW Local 401 and co-author of Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces. His research interests include workplace injury, union renewal, labour and employment policy, and migrant workers in Canada. He is committed to sharing research to as broad an audience as possible, so that it might contribute to policy change and making people’s lives better.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, St. Mary’s University

    … → 2015

    M.A., McMaster University

    … → 2002

    B.A. (Honours)q, University of Alberta

    … → 1991

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