Eric Tucker

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Professor

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Distinguished Scholar in Residence

2121 Euclid Avenue, LB 138

Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

The Freedom to Strike in Canada: A Brief Legal History

(2010), 15:2 Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, 333-53
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
Eric Tucker and Judy Fudge
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Kent Law School
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stikes, Canada, legal history

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The Constitutional Right to Bargain Collectively: The Ironies of Labour History in the Supreme Court of Canada

CLPE Research Paper No. 3/2008, Labour/Le Travail, Vol. 61, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Jan 2008
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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labour law, constitutional law, labour history

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Renorming Labour Law: Can We Escape Labour Law's Recurring Regulatory Dilemmas?

Industrial Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 99-138, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Labour Law, Theory, Regulatory Dilemmas

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Layers of Vulnerability in Occupational Health and Saftey for Migrant Workers: Case Studies from Canada and the United Kingdom

Policy and Practice in Occupational Health and Safety, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 51-73, 2010, CLPE Research Paper No. 8/2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2017
Malcolm Sargeant and Eric Tucker
Middlesex University - Business School and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Immigration, employment, vulnerability, Canada, UK, migrant workers, occupational health and safety

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Employee or Independent Contractor? Charting the Legal Significance of the Distinction in Canada

Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 193-230, 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker, Judy Fudge and Leah Vosko
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Kent Law School and York University
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independent contractors, labour and employment legislation, statutory protection of entrepreneurs, common and civil law of employment, denying coverage of employees, distinction of employees and independent contractors

6.

Old Lessons for New Governance: Safety or Profit and the New Conventional Wisdom

In Theo Nichols and David Walters, eds., Safety Or Profit?: International Studies in Governance, Change and the Work Environment (New York: Baywood Press, 2013), 71-95., Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 38/2012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2013
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Regulation, Governance, Labour, Employment, Health, Safety, Work, Occupational Health and Safety

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New Approaches to Enforcement and Compliance with Labour Regulatory Standards: The Case of Ontario, Canada

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 31/2011
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
York University - Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Parkdale Community Legal Services and York University
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Worker Participation in Health and Safety Regulation: Lessons from Sweden

Studies in Political Economy, Vol. 37, p. 95, 1992, SWEDISH SOCIAL DEMOCRACY: A MODEL IN TRANSITION, Clement, Wallace and Rianne Mahon, eds., Canadian Scholars' Press, 1994
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Uber and the Unmaking and Remaking of Taxi Capitalisms: Technology, Law and Resistance in Historical Perspective

Derek McKee, Finn Makela & Teresa Scassa, eds., Law and the “Sharing Economy": Regulating Online Market Platforms (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2018), 357-392. , Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 38/2017
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2019
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Uber, Capitalism, Labour Law, Platform Economy

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'Great Expectations' Defeated?: The Trajectory of Collective Bargaining Regimes in Canada and the U.S. Post-Nafta

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2005, Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies Paper No. 05-110
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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labor, globalization, collective bargaining, NAFTA

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Death by Consensus: The Westray Story

New Solutions, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 14-41, 1993, LABOUR AND WORKING-CLASS HISTORY: A READER, David Frank and Gregory Kealey, eds., Acadiensis Press, 1996
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker and Harry J. Glasbeek
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Westray mine, Westray mine disaster, political context of Westray mine disaster, political economy and Westray Mine

12.

Labour's Many Constitutions (and Capital's Too)

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 33, pp. 355-378, 2012, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Labour rights, Constitutionalization, Political Economy

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Diverging Trends in Worker Health and Safety Protection and Participation in Canada, 1985-2000

Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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From Condition of Limited Liability to Exceptional Remedy: The History of Shareholder and Director Liability for Unpaid Workers' Wages in Canada

Law & History Review, Vol. 26, pp. 57-98, 2008, CLPE Research Paper No. 08/2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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labor law, shareholder liability, director liability, unpaid wages

15.

The Westray Mine Disaster and its Aftermath: The Politics of Causation

Canadian Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 91-123, 1995
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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'Everybody Knows What a Picket Line Means': Picketing Before the British Columbia Court of Appeal

BC Studies, No. 162, pp. 53-79, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Nov 2009
Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker
Kent Law School and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Pluralism or Fragmentation? The Twentieth-Century Employment Law Regime in Canada

Labour/Le Travail, Vol. 46, pp. 251-306, 2000
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Mar 2010
Eric Tucker and Judy Fudge
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Kent Law School
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Can Worker Voice Strike Back? Law and the Decline and Uncertain Future of Strikes

Alan Bogg and Tonia Novtiz, eds., Voices at Work (Oxford University Press, 2014), 455-73., Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 58/2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2017
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Strikes, Strike Frequency, Decline, Worker Voice, Labour Law, Labour Movement

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Shall Wagnerism Have No Dominion?

21 Just Labour, (Spring 2014), Osgoode Hall Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 30/2014, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-271
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 May 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Labour Law, Collective Bargaining, Wagner Act Model, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian law, Employment law

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Worker Health and Safety Struggles: Democratic Possibilities and Constraints

New Solutions, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 61-69, Winter 1996
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2012
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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occupational health and safety hazards, capitalism and occupational health, occupational saftey and capitalism

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On Writing Labour Law History: A Reconnaissance

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 66/2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Labour Law, Labour Law History, Historiography, Methodology

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Giving Voice to the Precariously Employed? Mapping and Exploring Channels of Worker Voice in Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

Published in Malcolm Sargeant and Martina Ori, eds., Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Working (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013), 33-70., Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 14/2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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occupational health and safety, regulation, labour law, precarious employment

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Remapping Worker Citizenship in Contemporary Occupational Health and Safety Regimes

International Journal of Health Services, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 145-170, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Mar 2010
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Locating Labour Law: Conflicting Perspectives and the Case of Occupational Health and Safety

(2006) Elizabeth Commack, ed., Locating Law, 2nd edition, (Halifax: Fernwood), 152-179
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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labour law, locating law, occupational health, safety, OHS, employment

25.

When Wage Theft Was a Crime in Canada, 1935-1955

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 54(3), Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 45/2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Criminal Law, Employment Law, Legal History, Enforcement

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Who’s Running the Road? Street Railway Strikes and the Problem of Constructing a Liberal Capitalist Order in Canada, 1886-1914

Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 451-85, 2010
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2010
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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labor history, collective action, liberal order, strikes, collective violence

27.

The Law of Employers' Liability in Ontario 1861-1900: The Search for a Theory

Osgoode Hall Law Journal Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 213-280, 1984
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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That Indefinite Area of Toleration: Criminal Conspiracy and Trade Unions in Ontario, 1837-77

Labour/Le Travail, Vol. 27, pp. 15-54, 1991
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Making the Workplace 'Safe' in Capitalism: The Enforcement of Factory Legislation in Nineteenth Century Ontario

Labour/Le Travail, Vol. 21, pp. 45-86, 1988
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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The Determination of Occupational Health and Safety Standards in Ontario 1860-1982: From Markets to Politics to...?

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 29, No. 215-259, 1984
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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health, safety, standards

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Carrying Little Sticks: Is There a ‘Deterrence Gap’ in Employment Standards Enforcement in Ontario, Canada?

International Journal of Comparative Labour Law 35, no. 1 (2019): 1–30, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2019
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, York University, York University and Ryerson University
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Workers' Rights; Public Policy; Labor Law

The Compliance Model of Employment Standards Enforcement: An Evidence-Based Assessment of its Efficacy in Instances of Wage Theft

Journal of Industrial Relations, Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 50/2017
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
York University - Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Ryerson University, York University, Parkdale Community Legal Services and York University
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Compliance, Employment Standards, Enforcement, Precarious Employment, Regulation

The Compliance Model of Employment Standards Enforcement: An Evidence‐Based Assessment of its Efficacy in Instances of Wage Theft

Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 256-273, 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
York University - Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Ryerson University, York University, Parkdale Community Legal Services and York University
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Industry and Humanity Revisited: Everything Old is New Again: Review of Paul C. Weiler, Governing the Workplace

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 36, pp. 1481-1500, 1991
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Wagner Act 1935, Paul C. Weiler, William Lyon Mackenzie King and labour, understanding labour conflict, conservative agenda and labour

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The Faces of Coercion: The Legal Regulation of Labor Conflict in Ontario, 1880-1889

Law and History Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 277-339, 1994
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2010
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Regulating Strikes in Essential Services: Canada

Regulating Strikes in Essential Services: A Comparative 'Law in Action' Perspective, eds. Moti Mironi and Monika Schlachter (The Netherlands: Wolter-Kluwers, 2018), pps. 107-144; ISBN 978-90-411-8997-4, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Collective Bargaining, Canada, Strikes, Essential Services, Labour Relations

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The Gospel of Statutory Rules Requiring Liberal Interpretation According to St Peter's

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 35, pp. 113-153, 1985
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Street Railway Strikes, Collective Violence, and the Canadian State, 1886-1914

Barry Wright and Susan Binnie, eds., Canadian State Trials, Vol. III (Toronto: Osgoode Society, 2009), 257-93.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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labour, law, public, disorder, policing

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Labour Rights in an Interregnum: The Ambiguous Legacy of J.S. Woodsworth

Jane Pulkingham, ed., Human Welfare, Rights, and Social Activism: Rethinking the Legacy of J.S. Woodsworth (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010), 65-90
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Canadian Strike Ballot Laws: Barely a Tempest in a Teapot

(2016) 29 Australian Journal of Labour Law 171-93, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 55/2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2018
Sara Slinn and Eric Tucker
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Labor law, strike, vote

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Using Tickets in Employment Standards Inspections: Deterrence As Effective Enforcement in Ontario, Canada?

Rebecca Casey, Eric Tucker, Leah F. Vosko and Andrea M. Noack, “Using Tickets in Employment Standards Inspections: Deterrence as Effective Enforcement in Ontario, Canada?” (2018) 29 Economic and Labour Relations Review 228-249 DOI: 10.1177/1035304618769772., Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Mar 2019
York University, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and Ryerson University
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Canada, compliance, deterrence, employment standards, labour standards, Ontario, tickets, violations