David J. Doorey

School of Human Resource Management

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 268
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 30592
Emailddoorey@yorku.ca
Primary websitehttp://lawofwork.ca

David Doorey is an Associate Professor of Work Law at York University. He is a multiple award winning teacher including of the prestigious Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Tenured Faculty category. He is Academic Director of Osgoode Hall Law School's PDP LL.M program specializing in Labour & Employment Law, and author of the book, The Law of Work. For more details, see his Award Winning Law Blog, Law of Work: http://lawofwork.ca/?page_id=1342

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Professor Doorey is Academic Director of Osgoode Hall Law School's Specialist Masters of Law (LL.M) degree in Labour and Employment Law in the Professional Development Program. He is Articles Review Editor of the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal. Prior to returning to academia, he practiced labour law in British Columbia and Ontario. Until 2001, he was Canadian legal counsel to the United Steelworkers of America. He was educated at Osgoode Hall Law School (Ph.D, J.D.), London School of Economics (LL.M), and the University of Toronto (B.A., M.I.R.). He is recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Professor Doorey's research and writing is the areas of Canadian and comparative labour and employment law, labour practices management within global and national supply chains, legal theory, and environmental law. Many of his published articles can be downloaded for free at his SSRN homepage: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=553786 His law blog, Law of Work (http://lawofwork.ca) was awarded the Fodden Award for Canada's Top Law Blog, and was a multiple winner of the Canadian Law Blog Awards for best law blog by a legal scholar. His book 'The Law of Work' was published in 2015 by Emond Publishers and was described by Professor Emeritus Harry Arthurs as "the labour and employment law text for our time". In 2010, Professor Doorey was awarded the Morley Gunderson Award for outstanding contribution to Canadian industrial relations. His paper on Employer Bullying in the Queens Law Journal was awarded the David Watson Award for most significant contribution to legal scholarship. He lives in Toronto's west end and in Prince Edward County with his spouse and two kids, and assortment of animals and coaches kids rep hockey.

Area of Specialization

Law

Degrees

PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School
LLM, London School of Economics
MIR, University of Toronto
LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School
BA, Toronto


Research Interests

Law , Labour , Industrial Relations, Labour and the Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility

Selected Publications

“A Transnational Law of Just Transitions” in A. Blackett & A. Trebilcock, eds, Handbook on Transnational Labour Law (Edward Elgar, forthcoming, 2014)

D. Doorey, “Graduated Freedom of Association: Worker Voice Beyond the Wagner Model” (2013), 38 Queens Law Journal 511

D. Doorey, “A Model of Responsive Workplace Law" (2012), 50 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 47

D. Doorey, “Mapping the Ascendance of the Living Wage Standard in Non-State Global Labour Codes" (2015) 6(2) Journal of Legal Theory

D. Doorey,“International Business and Globalization” in P. Kissick (Ed.), Aspects of Business Ethics: Concepts, Cases, and Canadian Perspectives (Emond Montgomery)

D. Doorey, “In Defense of Transnational Domestic Labor Law” (2010), 42 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 953-1009

Current Research Projects


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Junior Faculty fund


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Junior Faculty fund


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Minor Research Grant


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
ATK Fellowship

Selected Publications

“A Transnational Law of Just Transitions” in A. Blackett & A. Trebilcock, eds, Handbook on Transnational Labour Law (Edward Elgar, forthcoming, 2014)

D. Doorey, “Graduated Freedom of Association: Worker Voice Beyond the Wagner Model” (2013), 38 Queens Law Journal 511

D. Doorey, “A Model of Responsive Workplace Law" (2012), 50 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 47

D. Doorey, “Mapping the Ascendance of the Living Wage Standard in Non-State Global Labour Codes" (2015) 6(2) Journal of Legal Theory

D. Doorey,“International Business and Globalization” in P. Kissick (Ed.), Aspects of Business Ethics: Concepts, Cases, and Canadian Perspectives (Emond Montgomery)

D. Doorey, “In Defense of Transnational Domestic Labor Law” (2010), 42 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 953-1009

All Publications

Books

The Law of Work (2016, Emond) http://www.emond.ca/the-law-of-work-common-law-and-the-regulation-of-work.html

Book Chapters

with Ruth Dukes, "Labour Law and its 'Last' Generation' in The Daunting Enterprise of the Law: Essays in Honour of Harry Arthurs (McGill-Queens, forthcoming)

“A Transnational Law of Just Transitions” in A. Blackett & A. Trebilcock, eds, Handbook on Transnational Labour Law (Edward Elgar, forthcoming, 2014)

D. Doorey,“International Business and Globalization” in P. Kissick (Ed.), Aspects of Business Ethics: Concepts, Cases, and Canadian Perspectives (Emond Montgomery)

“Industrial Conflict”, Chapter 7, Labour and Employment Law: Cases and Materials, Labour Law Casebook Group (8th Ed., Irwin Law Publishers, 2010)

“Employee Rights and Discipline”, Chapter 13, in M. Belcourt, et al., Managing Human Resources, (5th Ed., Nelson Canada, 2010)

Journal Articles

D. Doorey, “Mapping the Ascendance of the Living Wage Standard in Non-State Global Labour Codes" (2015) 6(2) Journal of Legal Theory

D. Doorey, “Graduated Freedom of Association: Worker Voice Beyond the Wagner Model” (2013), 38 Queens Law Journal 511

D. Doorey, “A Model of Responsive Workplace Law" (2012), 50 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 47

D. Doorey, “The Transparent Supply Chain: From Resistance to Implementation at Nike and Levi-Strauss” (2011), 103 Journal of Business Ethics 587-603

D. Doorey, “In Defense of Transnational Domestic Labor Law” (2010), 42 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 953-1009

D. Doorey, “Union Access to Workers During Organizing Campaigns: A New Look Through the Lens of Health Services”, (2009-10) 15(1) Canadian Employment & Labour Law Journal 1-49

Doorey, D. (2008) . The Medium and the ‘Anti-Union’ Message: Captive Audience Meetings and Forced Listening in Canada. Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, 29(2), p.101.

Doorey, D. (2008) . Harry and the Steelworker. Can. Employment & Labour Law Journal, 13 [forthcoming].

Doorey, D. (2007) . Can Factory Disclosure Influence Labour Practices in Global Supply Chains: A Case Study of Nike and Levi-Strauss. Comparative Law & Political Economy Research Paper Series.

Doorey, D. (2006) . Neutrality Agreements: Bargaining Representation Rights in the Shadow of the State. Can. Employment & Labour Law Journal, 41, p.11.

Doorey, D. (2005) . Who Made That?: Influencing Foreign Labour Practices Through Reflexive Domestic Disclosure Regulation. Osgoode Hall Law Journal 43, p.353.

Doorey, D. (2005) . ‘Employer Bullying’: Implied Duties of Fair Dealing in Canadian Employment Contracts. Queens Law Journal 30, p.500.

Doorey, D. (2005) . Disclosure of Factory Locations in Global Supply Chains: A Canadian Proposal to Improve Global Labour Practices. Canadian Review of Social Policy 55, p.104

Doorey, D. (2005) . Codes of Conduct and Information Disclosure. International Union Rights Journal 12, p.7.

Doorey, D. (2002) . An American Labour Strategy Comes to Canada. International Union Rights 9, p.22.

Conference Papers

“Graduated Freedom of Association” Law and Society Annual Proceedings, Minneapolis, May 2014

“Graduated Freedom of Association” Law and Society Annual Proceedings, Minneapolis, May 2014

“A Law of Just Transitions”, Canadian Industrial Relations Association Conference, Brock University, May 2014

“Saskatchewan’s Bill-85: A Rebellion Without a Cause”, Canadian Industrial Relations Association, Ryerson University, 2013

“Labour Law as Vaccine: Harnessing Risk to Regulate Supply Chain Labour Practices” Labour Law Research Network Inaugural Conference, Barcelona, 2013

“What is Labour Law Scholarship For?”, Law and Society Annual Conference, Boston, 2013 (with Professor Ruth Dukes)

“Laboring Through the Supply Chain”, International Law and Society Conference, Honolulu, 2012

“Good Employer, Bad Employer: Risk, Reward, and Polycentric Ordering in Employment Law”, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, 2011, Cambridge University, UK

“Authorizations, Contestations, and Problemitizations: The Case of the Living Wage”, Workshop on the Dynamics of Interaction Among Transnational Business Regulatory Initiatives: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Contexts and Practitioners' Perspectives, 2011, European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Doorey, D. (2007) . Neutrality Agreements: What Lies Ahead?

Doorey, D. (2007) . Can Factory Disclosure Influence Labour Practices in Global Supply Chains: A Case Study of Nike and Levi-Strauss.

Doorey, D. (2007) . Arthurs and the Steelworker: Teaching Labour Law to Non-lawyers.

Doorey, D. (2007) . Unions, Social Advocacy Groups, and Transparency as Organizing Tool.

Doorey, D. (2005) . Who Made That?: Reflexive Law, Factory Disclosure, and Labour Practices.

Public Lectures

“Traditional Unions Can’t Help Baristas. Can Non-Traditional”, Global Labour Speaker Series, York University, February 2014

Forthcoming

Doorey, D. (forthcoming) . Industrial Conflict. Chapter 9, Labour and Employment Law: Cases and Materials, Labour Law Casebook Group.

Approach To Teaching

Professor Doorey teaches undergraduate and graduate school courses in Labour Law, Employment Law, Industrial Relations, Labour Law Theory and Perspectives, and Industrial Conflict, among other courses.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2017 AP/HRM3420 3.0  Employment Law ONLN  


David Doorey is an Associate Professor of Work Law at York University. He is a multiple award winning teacher including of the prestigious Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Tenured Faculty category. He is Academic Director of Osgoode Hall Law School's PDP LL.M program specializing in Labour & Employment Law, and author of the book, The Law of Work. For more details, see his Award Winning Law Blog, Law of Work: http://lawofwork.ca/?page_id=1342


Professor Doorey is Academic Director of Osgoode Hall Law School's Specialist Masters of Law (LL.M) degree in Labour and Employment Law in the Professional Development Program. He is Articles Review Editor of the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal. Prior to returning to academia, he practiced labour law in British Columbia and Ontario. Until 2001, he was Canadian legal counsel to the United Steelworkers of America. He was educated at Osgoode Hall Law School (Ph.D, J.D.), London School of Economics (LL.M), and the University of Toronto (B.A., M.I.R.). He is recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Professor Doorey's research and writing is the areas of Canadian and comparative labour and employment law, labour practices management within global and national supply chains, legal theory, and environmental law. Many of his published articles can be downloaded for free at his SSRN homepage: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=553786 His law blog, Law of Work (http://lawofwork.ca) was awarded the Fodden Award for Canada's Top Law Blog, and was a multiple winner of the Canadian Law Blog Awards for best law blog by a legal scholar. His book 'The Law of Work' was published in 2015 by Emond Publishers and was described by Professor Emeritus Harry Arthurs as "the labour and employment law text for our time". In 2010, Professor Doorey was awarded the Morley Gunderson Award for outstanding contribution to Canadian industrial relations. His paper on Employer Bullying in the Queens Law Journal was awarded the David Watson Award for most significant contribution to legal scholarship. He lives in Toronto's west end and in Prince Edward County with his spouse and two kids, and assortment of animals and coaches kids rep hockey.

Area of Specialization

Law

Degrees

PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School
LLM, London School of Economics
MIR, University of Toronto
LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School
BA, Toronto

Research Interests:

Law , Labour , Industrial Relations, Labour and the Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility

Current Research Projects


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Junior Faculty fund


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Junior Faculty fund


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
Minor Research Grant


Project Type: Funded
Funders: 
ATK Fellowship

All Publications

Books

The Law of Work (2016, Emond) http://www.emond.ca/the-law-of-work-common-law-and-the-regulation-of-work.html

Book Chapters

with Ruth Dukes, "Labour Law and its 'Last' Generation' in The Daunting Enterprise of the Law: Essays in Honour of Harry Arthurs (McGill-Queens, forthcoming)

“A Transnational Law of Just Transitions” in A. Blackett & A. Trebilcock, eds, Handbook on Transnational Labour Law (Edward Elgar, forthcoming, 2014)

D. Doorey,“International Business and Globalization” in P. Kissick (Ed.), Aspects of Business Ethics: Concepts, Cases, and Canadian Perspectives (Emond Montgomery)

“Industrial Conflict”, Chapter 7, Labour and Employment Law: Cases and Materials, Labour Law Casebook Group (8th Ed., Irwin Law Publishers, 2010)

“Employee Rights and Discipline”, Chapter 13, in M. Belcourt, et al., Managing Human Resources, (5th Ed., Nelson Canada, 2010)

Journal Articles

D. Doorey, “Mapping the Ascendance of the Living Wage Standard in Non-State Global Labour Codes" (2015) 6(2) Journal of Legal Theory

D. Doorey, “Graduated Freedom of Association: Worker Voice Beyond the Wagner Model” (2013), 38 Queens Law Journal 511

D. Doorey, “A Model of Responsive Workplace Law" (2012), 50 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 47

D. Doorey, “The Transparent Supply Chain: From Resistance to Implementation at Nike and Levi-Strauss” (2011), 103 Journal of Business Ethics 587-603

D. Doorey, “In Defense of Transnational Domestic Labor Law” (2010), 42 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 953-1009

D. Doorey, “Union Access to Workers During Organizing Campaigns: A New Look Through the Lens of Health Services”, (2009-10) 15(1) Canadian Employment & Labour Law Journal 1-49

Doorey, D. (2008) . The Medium and the ‘Anti-Union’ Message: Captive Audience Meetings and Forced Listening in Canada. Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, 29(2), p.101.

Doorey, D. (2008) . Harry and the Steelworker. Can. Employment & Labour Law Journal, 13 [forthcoming].

Doorey, D. (2007) . Can Factory Disclosure Influence Labour Practices in Global Supply Chains: A Case Study of Nike and Levi-Strauss. Comparative Law & Political Economy Research Paper Series.

Doorey, D. (2006) . Neutrality Agreements: Bargaining Representation Rights in the Shadow of the State. Can. Employment & Labour Law Journal, 41, p.11.

Doorey, D. (2005) . Who Made That?: Influencing Foreign Labour Practices Through Reflexive Domestic Disclosure Regulation. Osgoode Hall Law Journal 43, p.353.

Doorey, D. (2005) . ‘Employer Bullying’: Implied Duties of Fair Dealing in Canadian Employment Contracts. Queens Law Journal 30, p.500.

Doorey, D. (2005) . Disclosure of Factory Locations in Global Supply Chains: A Canadian Proposal to Improve Global Labour Practices. Canadian Review of Social Policy 55, p.104

Doorey, D. (2005) . Codes of Conduct and Information Disclosure. International Union Rights Journal 12, p.7.

Doorey, D. (2002) . An American Labour Strategy Comes to Canada. International Union Rights 9, p.22.

Conference Papers

“Graduated Freedom of Association” Law and Society Annual Proceedings, Minneapolis, May 2014

“Graduated Freedom of Association” Law and Society Annual Proceedings, Minneapolis, May 2014

“A Law of Just Transitions”, Canadian Industrial Relations Association Conference, Brock University, May 2014

“Saskatchewan’s Bill-85: A Rebellion Without a Cause”, Canadian Industrial Relations Association, Ryerson University, 2013

“Labour Law as Vaccine: Harnessing Risk to Regulate Supply Chain Labour Practices” Labour Law Research Network Inaugural Conference, Barcelona, 2013

“What is Labour Law Scholarship For?”, Law and Society Annual Conference, Boston, 2013 (with Professor Ruth Dukes)

“Laboring Through the Supply Chain”, International Law and Society Conference, Honolulu, 2012

“Good Employer, Bad Employer: Risk, Reward, and Polycentric Ordering in Employment Law”, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, 2011, Cambridge University, UK

“Authorizations, Contestations, and Problemitizations: The Case of the Living Wage”, Workshop on the Dynamics of Interaction Among Transnational Business Regulatory Initiatives: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Contexts and Practitioners' Perspectives, 2011, European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Doorey, D. (2007) . Neutrality Agreements: What Lies Ahead?

Doorey, D. (2007) . Can Factory Disclosure Influence Labour Practices in Global Supply Chains: A Case Study of Nike and Levi-Strauss.

Doorey, D. (2007) . Arthurs and the Steelworker: Teaching Labour Law to Non-lawyers.

Doorey, D. (2007) . Unions, Social Advocacy Groups, and Transparency as Organizing Tool.

Doorey, D. (2005) . Who Made That?: Reflexive Law, Factory Disclosure, and Labour Practices.

Public Lectures

“Traditional Unions Can’t Help Baristas. Can Non-Traditional”, Global Labour Speaker Series, York University, February 2014

Forthcoming

Doorey, D. (forthcoming) . Industrial Conflict. Chapter 9, Labour and Employment Law: Cases and Materials, Labour Law Casebook Group.


Teaching:

Approach To Teaching
Professor Doorey teaches undergraduate and graduate school courses in Labour Law, Employment Law, Industrial Relations, Labour Law Theory and Perspectives, and Industrial Conflict, among other courses.


Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2017 AP/HRM3420 3.0  Employment Law ONLN