Sean O’Brady is an assistant professor at the DeGroote School of Business. He is also an associate member of McMaster's School of Labour Studies, a researcher at Cornell University's Ithaca Co-Lab and a co-researcher with the Inter-University Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT). His interests span the fields of comparative employment relations and human resource management. He is currently working on projects investigating the effects of technological change on job quality in call centres and employer responses to minimum wage increases. Sean’s research has received awards from the Labor and Employment Relations Association, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Canadian Industrial Relations Association, and the Confédération des syndicats nationaux. His work can be found in Industrial Relations, the British Journal of Industrial Relations, the European Journal of Industrial Relations, and elsewhere. Prior to his appointment at McMaster University, Sean completed postdoctoral research at Cornell University, and a PhD from Université de Montréal.