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About

Judy joined Kent Law School in September 2013. She began her academic career at Osgoode Hall Law School in 1987, where she stayed until 2006, when she became Lansdowne Chair and Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria, Canada. 

Judy has a BA (Hons) in philosophy from McGill University, an MA in philosophy form York University (Canada), an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, and a DPhil in law from the University of Oxford. Judy was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2013 for her contribution to labour law scholarship.

Judy's books include Labour Before the Law: The Regulation of Workers? Collective Action in Canada, 1900 to 1948 (with Eric Tucker); Temporary work, agencies, and unfree labour: Insecurity in the new world of work (with Kendra Strauss); Challenging the Legal Boundaries of Work Regulation (with Kamala Sankaran, and Shae McCrystal); Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case (with Fay Faraday and Eric Tucker); Work on Trial: Canadian Labour Law Struggles (with Eric Tucker); and Precarious Work, Women, and the New Economy: The Challenge to Legal Norms (with Rosemary Owens).

 

Judy's research interests include:


Labour and employment law (Canadian, UK, European, and International)
Immigration and work
Precarious work
Human rights and citizenship at work

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Publications

 

Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Article
Fudge, J. (2017). The Future of the Standard Employment Relationship: Labour Law, New Institutional Economics and Old Power Resource Theory. Journal of Industrial Relations [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185617693877.
McCann, D. and Fudge, J. (2016). Unacceptable Forms of Work: A Multidimensional Model. International Labour Review [Online]. Available at: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1111/ilr.12002.
Fudge, J. and Jenson, H. (2016). The Right to Strike: The Supreme Court of Canada,'The Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Arc of Workplace Justice'. Kings Law Journal [Online] 27:89-109. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09615768.2016.1148295.
Fudge, J. (2015). Constitutionalising Labour Rights In Canada and Europe : Freedom of Association, Collective Bargaining, and Strikes. Current Legal Problems [Online]:1-39. Available at: http://clp.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/06/23/clp.cuv003.
Fudge, J. (2015). Migration and Sustainable Development in the EU : A Case Study of the Seasonal Workers Directive. International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 31:331-349.
Fudge, J. (2014). Feminist Reflections on the Scope of Labour Law: Domestic Work, Social Reproduction and Jurisdiction. Feminist Legal Studies 22:1-23.
Fudge, J. and Herzfeld-Olsson, P. (2014). The EU Seasonal Workers Directive: When Immigration Control Meet Labour Rights. European Journal of Migration and Law 16:439-466.
Fudge, J. (2014). The Way Forward for Social Europe: How Do We Get There From Here? Modern Law Review 77:808-822.
Fudge, J. (2014). Labour Rights as Human Rights: Turning Slogans into Legal Claims. Dalhousie Law Journal 37:602-619.
Fudge, J. (2014). Making Claims for Migrant Workers: Human Rights and Citizenship. Citizenship Studies 18:29-45.
Fudge, J., Albertyn, C. and Fredman, S. (2014). Introduction: Elusive Equalities - Sex, Gender and Women. International Journal of Law in Context .:1-6.
Fudge, J., Woolfson, C. and Thronqvist, C. (2013). Migrant precarity and future challenges to labour standards in Sweden. Economic and Industrial Democracy [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143831X13494249.
Fudge, J. and Fredman, S. (2013). The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations and Gender. Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies [Online] 7:112-122. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jrls/jlt019.
Fudge, J. (2012). Precarious Migrant Status and Precarious Employment: The Paradox of International Rights for Migrant Workers. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal 34:95-132.
Fudge, J. (2010). Labour, Courts, and the Cunning of History. Just Labour: A Canadian Journal of Work and Society 16:1-8.
Fudge, J. (2010). Brave New Words: Labour, The courts and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Fudge, J. ed. Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice 28.
Fudge, J. (2010). Freedom to Strike in Canada: A Brief Legal History. Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal 15:333-354.
Fudge, J. (2010). A Canadian Perspective on the Scope of Employment Standards, Labor Rights, and Social Protection: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal 31:253-266.
Fudge, J. (2009). Immigration and Nationality Law Review . Immigration and Nationality Law Review.
Fudge, J. and Tucker, E. (2009). Everyone Knows what a Picket Line Means: Picketing Before the British Columbia Court of Appeal. BC Studies 162:52-82.
Fudge, J. (2008). Conceptualizing Collective Bargaining under the Charter: The Enduring Problem of Substantive Equality. Supreme Court of Canada Law Review 42:213-247.
Fudge, J. (2008). The Supreme Court of Canada and the Right to Bargain Collectively: The implications of the health services and support case in Canada and beyond. Industrial Law Journal [Online] 37:25-48. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/indlaw/dwm038 .
Fudge, J. (2007). Substantive Equality, the Supreme Court of Canada, and the Limits to Redistribution. South African Journal on Human Rights 23:235-252.
Fudge, J. (2007). The New Discourse of Labour Rights: From Social to Fundamental Rights? Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal 29:29-66.
Fudge, J. (2007). The Limits to the Duty of Good Faith: From Addis to Vorvis to Wallace and Back Again. Queen's Law Journal 32:529-562.
Fudge, J. (2006). Equity Bargaining in the New Economy. Just Wages 8:82-87.
Fudge, J. and Zavitz, K. (2006). Vertical Disintegration and Related Employers: Attributing Employment-Related Obligations in Ontario. Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal 13:107-146.
Fudge, J. (2006). Precarious Employment in Australia and Canada: The Road to Labour Law Reform. Australian Journal of Labour Law 19:1-22.
Fudge, J. (2006). Fragmenting Work and Fragmenting Organizations: The Contract of Employment and the Scope of Labour Regulation. Osgoode Hall Law Journal 44:609-641.
Fudge, J. (2005). Beyond Vulnerable Workers: Towards a New Standard Employment Relationship. Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal 12:145-270.
Fudge, J. (2005). After Industrial Citizenship: Market Citizenship or Citizenship at Work? Relations Industrielles [Online] 60:631-656. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7202/012338ar.
Book section
Fudge, J. (2016). Justice For Whom? Migrant Workers in Canada. in: Brodie, J. ed. Inequalities and Social Justice in Contemporary Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Fudge, J. and Mundlak, G. (2016). Justice in a Globalizing World : Resolving Conflicts Involving Workers Rights Beyond the Nation State. in: Dahan, Y., Lerner, H. and Milman-Sivan, F. eds. Global Justice and International Labour Right. Cambridge: Cambridge University.
Fudge, J. and Fredman, S. (2016). The Contract of Employment and Gendered Work. in: Freedland, M. ed. The Contract of Employment. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 231-252. Available at: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/9780198783169.
Fudge, J. (2016). A New Vocabulary and Imaginary for Labour Law: Taking Legal Constitution, Gender, and Social Reproduction Seriously. in: Brodie, D., Busby, N. and Zahn, R. eds. The Future Regulation of Work: New Concepts, New Paradigms. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 7-26.
Fudge, J. (2016). Migrant Domestic Workers in British Columbia, Canada: Unfreedom, Trafficking and Domestic Servitude. in: Howe, J. and Owens, R. eds. Temporary Labour Migration in a Globalised World: The Regulatory Challenges. Oxford: Hart.
Fudge, J. and Mundlak, G. (2016). Justice in a Globalizing World: Resolving Conflicts Involving Workers Rights Beyond the Nation State. in: Dahan, Y., Lerner, H. and Milman, F. eds. Global Justice and International Labour Rights. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Fudge, J. (2013). Flexicurity and Labour Law: Labour Market Segmentation, Precarious Work, and Just Distribution. in: Numhauser-Henning, A. and Ronnmar, M. eds. Normative Patterns and Legal Developments in the Social Dimension of the EU. Oxford: Hart Publishing, pp. 211-236.
Fudge, J. (2011). Labour as a 'Fictive Commodity": Radically Reconceptualizing Labour Law. in: Davidov, G. and Langille, B. eds. The Idea of Labour Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 120-136. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.001.0001.
Fudge, J. (2011). Constitutionalizing Labour Rights in Europe. in: Campbell, T., Ewing, K. D. and Tomkins, A. eds. The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 244-267. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0012.
Monograph
Fudge, J. and McCann, D. (2015). Unacceptable Forms of Work: Study prepared for the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization. International Labour Organization.
Conference or workshop item
Fudge, J. (2010). Global Care Chains: Transnational Migrant Care Workers. in: http://www.ialsnet.org/meetings/labour/papers/FudgeCanada.pdf.
Fudge, J. (2009). 30th Anniversary Symposium, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History. in: 30th Anniversary Symposium, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.. Available at: http://www.osgoodesociety.ca/pdfs/abstracts_judyfudge.pdf.
Fudge, J. (2008). The Supreme Court of Canada and the Right to Bargain Collectively: The Implications of the Health Services Support Case and Beyond. in: 22nd Airranz conference. Oxford University Press, pp. 25-48. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/indlaw/dwm038.
Fudge, J. (2007). The New Workplace: Surveying the Landscape. in: Pitblado Conference.
Book
Fudge, J. and Strauss, K. (2013). Temporary work, agencies, and unfree labour: Insecurity in the new world of work . Strauss, K. and Fudge, J. eds. Routledge.
Fudge, J., McCrystal, S. and Sankaran, K. (2012). Challenging the Legal Boundaries of Work Regulation . Sankaran, K., McCrystal, S. and Fudge, J. eds. Hart Publishing .
Faraday, F., Fudge, J. and Tucker, E. (2012). Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case . Fudge, J. ed. Irwin Law .
Other
Pettersson, H. and Selberg, N. (2014). Interview with Judy Fudge. 37 Retfærd: The Nordic Journal of Law and Justice [.].
Research report (external)
Fudge, J. (2016). Modern Slavery and Migrant Domestic Workers: The Politics of Legal Characterization. [Online]. The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society (FLJS). Available at: http://www.fljs.org/content/modern-slavery-and-migrant-domestic-workers-politics-legal-characterization.
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Invited Presentations

Named/ Endowed Lectures

Women Workers: Is Equality Enough”, Kent University Open Lecture January 16, 2013.

Equality Laws Hamper Women’s Progress, The Telegraph, January 18, 2012.

 “Labour Rights as Human Rights: The Role of Courts,” Catherine Helen McLeod Memorial Lecture, Common Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa,January 10, 2011.

“Brave New Words: Labour Rights and The Charter.” Distinguished Lecture, Windsor Access to Justice Yearbook, University of Windsor Law School, Windsor, March 9, 2009.

“The New Workplace: Surveying the Landscape,” 2007 Issac Pitblado Lectures, The Law Society of Manitoba, Winnipeg, November 9, 2007.

“‘Labour is Not a Commodity’: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Freedom of Association,” Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Lecture, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, February 23, 2004.

“Work-Life Balance: A New Gender Contract?,” Third Annual Women’s Studies Lecture, University of Alberta, January 27, 2004; Roundtable on Family and Work Balance and New Employment Relationships, Adelaide University, February 9, 2006.

“Privatization, Law and the Challenge to Feminism,” Marlene Cano Lecture, University of Ottawa, March 12, 2003.

“New Wine into Old Bottles? Updating Legal Forms to Reflect Changing Employment Norms,” Douglas McK. Brown Lecture, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, 1999.

“Rungs on the Labour Law Ladder: Using Gender to Challenge Hierarchy,” University of Saskatchewan College of Law Public Lecture, University of Saskatchewan, 1996.

“Labour Law's Little Sister: The Feminization of Labour and the Employment Standards Act,” Lansdowne Lecture, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, February 13, 1991.

 

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