Senior Researcher, Canadian Labour Congress
Emily Norgang is a Senior Researcher at the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). She has been a researcher and advocate for a number of socially progressive organizations ranging from labour rights and equity, to food sovereignty and environmental justice, to peace and conflict transformation. Her most recent research focuses on labour law and employment standards, regulating new forms of work, decent work in global supply chains, and responsible business conduct domestically and internationally. Emily sits on the Steering Committee of the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA), has represented Canadian unions and labour federations at the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the OECD, and is a social partner to Canada’s National Contact Point to the OECD MNE Guidelines. Prior to the CLC, Emily worked at the Professional Institute for the Public Service of Canada. Emily holds a B.A. in Political Science and Peace Studies from McMaster University and an M.A. in Political Economy from Carleton University.
REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE There are an estimated 16 million people who are victims of forced labour exploitation in the private sector, of which one in five are children. Some of the industries most affected include construction, manufacturing, and agriculture. Some industries in the Canadian private sector have responded by demonstrating global […]