November 17-19, 2017, University of Alberta

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson spent most of his career as chief economist and director of social and economic policy with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Since retiring from the CLC in 2012 he has been Senior Policy Adviser to the Broadbent Institute, and spent two years as the Packer Visiting Professor of Social Justice at York University.

He is currently an adjunct research professor at Carleton University. He writes a biweekly online column for the Globe and Mail and is the author of numerous articles and several books, including Work and Labour in Canada: Critical Issues which is now in its third edition with Canadian Scholars Press.