Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources


Offered as both a major and a concentration, Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources will give you the tools needed to practice human resource management, particularly in a unionized environment.

Not only will Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources give you basic training in various aspects of labour relations and the labour market, but you will also be able to understand labour law at the federal and provincial levels, negotiate a collective agreement, administer union contracts, settle grievances and prepare to participate in the arbitration process. 

It will give you a general understanding of the factors affecting employer-employee relations, both at the individual level and in relation to the socio-economic context in which they occur. You will also learn the basics of human resources issues and planning.


Job opportunities include:

  • HR Manager
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Employee Development Specialist
  • Labour Relations Manager


The Faculty’s innovative programs and historic reputation for excellence continue to attract the most prominent professors from around the globe.

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Check the full admission requirements for information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required as part of your application. 

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