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Wednesday

Conference Activities  •  6/26/2024
8 - 8:30 am
Opening Plenary—Grand Ballroom
Chair: Javier Ramirez, Program Committee Co-Chair and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  
8:45 ‑ 10 amConcurrent Sessions
 
1.05  Strippers on the Clock—Gramercy West
Chair: Jimmy O'Neal Valentine, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: An Ruda, Bartko LLP
Andrea Hoeschen, Actors' Equity Association
Discussant: Krystil Smith, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Co-Chairs: Ligia M. Velazquez and Carla Cardona, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
1.15  Federal Sector Updates—Murray Hill West
Chair: Kathy Hall, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelist: Lee Blackmon, NAGE/IBPO Federal Division
 
1.2  New York Collective Bargaining Trends—Murray Hill East 
Chair: Gemma Lopresti, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: John Wirenius, New York Public Employment Relations Board President
John Doyle, National Labor Relations Board
Teresa Poor, National Labor Relations Board Regional Director, Region 29
 
Chair: Jun Imai, Sophia University
Presenters: Ken Yamazaki, Meiji UniversityThe Characteristics of Transformation in Japan's Network Business Model Due to the Platform Work Promotion Policy
Shuhei Naka, Meiji Gakuin UniversityThe Reality of Platform Workers in Japan: What Makes it Different from Traditional Freelancer?
Makoto Urata, International Transport Workers' FederationDevelopment of Japanese Labor Movement in Relations to Platform Work
Akie Nakamura, RENGO-RIALS Research Institute for Advancement of Living StandardsOvercoming the Limitations of Online Communication: A Japanese Labor Platform
Discussant: Hiroaki Watanabe, Ritsumeikan University
 
Chair: Martha Monsalve, ILERA Colombia
Panelists: Eleonora Peliza, ILERA Argentina
Martha Monsalve and Luz Maria Arbelaez, ILERA Colombia
Adrián Calderón, ILERA Costa Rica
 
Chair: Richard Fincher, Workplace Resolutions LLC
Panelists: Ana Virginia Moreira Gomes, University of Fortaleza
Pablo Arellano, ILO Regional Director of the Regional Initiative in Dialogue in South America
Sara Slinn, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada
John Woods, National Academy of Arbitrators
Alan Symonette, SymonetteADR Services Inc
Discussants: Leigh Johns, Fair Work Commission, Australia
Richard Fincher, Workplace Resolutions LLC
 
1.4  Card Check and Financialization (Symposium)—Clinton 
Chair: Michael Loconto, Loconto ADR
Presenters: Giorgos Gouzoulis, Queen Mary, University of London and Iris Nikolopoulou, Paris City UniversityLosing Unequally: Financialisation, Productivity, & the Finance Wage Premium
Katsuyuki Kubo and Kodai Tsubono, Waseda UniversityThe Effect of Investment Funds on Employment and Wages
Robert Hickey and Richard Chaykowski, Queen's UniversityOrganizing Challenges under Card Check Certification: Ontario Building Trades
Discussant: Nell Geiser, Communications Workers of America
 
1.45  Training, Learning, and the Labor Market (Symposium)—Gibson 
Chair: Sandra L. Jean, Esq, The Jean Consulting Group, LLC
Presenters: Ashley E. Orr, Busola Adeshina and Jacob Cribbs, Carnegie Mellon UniversityGrowth Mindset Training for and in the Labor Market: Orienting Job Seekers, Workforce Development Practitioners, Managers, and Trainers towards Growth Mindsets
Manuel Nicklich, Marco Blank and Sabine Pfeiffer, FAU Erlangen-NürnbergThe (Missing) Gravitational Force of Organizational Trainers? Stakeholder Relations in the German VET System
Ellen Tüllmann and Martin Schneider, Paderborn UniversityTraining and Quitting Around the World: Evidence from Personnel Records
Discussant: Daina Bellido de Luna, University of Santiago, Chile
8:45 ‑ 10 am
Chair: Dionne Pohler, University of Saskatchewan
Presenters: Barbara Bechter, Durham University and Bernd Brandl, Durham University Business SchoolThe Fragility, Robustness and (In-)Stability of Legitimacy of Employment Relations Actors, Institutions, and Processes
Leon Gooberman, Cardiff University, UK and Marco Hauptmeier, Cardiff UniversityGaining Political Legitimacy through Social Dialogue: The Interest Representation of European Employers' Organizations
Darragh Golden, University College DublinAlways Getting Better? Legitimization Struggles at Ryanair
Huw Thomas, University College Dublin and Vicente Silva, University College LondonMaintaining Legitimacy in Global Labour Governance: Legitimation Politics and the International Labour Organization (ILO)
Discussants: Colm McLaughlin, University College Dublin
Chris F. Wright, University of Sydney
  
10:15 ‑ 11:30 amConcurrent Sessions
 
2.05  Legal Updates—Gramercy West
Chair: Brenda D. Pryor, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Retu Singla, Julien, Mirer, Singla and Goldstein, PC
Jennifer Platzkere Snyder, Dillworth Paxon LLP
 
Chair: Andrew C. Hasty, U.S. Department of Labor
Panelists: Darnice C. Marsh, U.S. Department of Labor
Stephanie Burkes and Daniel Shook, Program Associate Labor-Management Services
 
2.15  Words Matter—Murray Hill West
Chair: Tom Louis Melancon, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Melissa Muir, Pinkerton Global Threat Management Group
Mary Keefe, Teamsters Local 763 Union Vice-President
 
Chair: Christy Yoshitomi, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Barbara M. Baker and Stephanie Haynes, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Chair: William Roche, University College Dublin
Presenters: Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University; Ariel C. Avgar, Alexander J.S. Colvin and Katrina G. Nobles, Cornell UniversityA Fragmented and Heavily Privatized Dispute Resolution System: The United States
Dionne Pohler, University of Saskatchewan and Bradley R. Weinberg, Queen's UniversityStatus Quo among Fragmentation and Consolidation: Public Dispute Resolution Agencies in Ontario, Canada
William Roche, University College Dublin; Paul Teague and Denise Currie, Queen's University BelfastLeadership and Innovation by Professionals: The Changing Face of Public Workplace Conflict Resolution in Ireland
Mark Bray, University of Newcastle, Australia and Johanna Macneil, RMIT University, Melbourne, AustraliaStill Central: Change and Continuity in Australia's Major Industrial Tribunal
Discussants: Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jimmy Donaghey, University of South Australia
 
Chair: Martha Monsalve, ILERA Colombia
Panelists: Hector Humeres and Cecily Halpern, ILERA Chile
Alejandro Gómez, ILERA El Salvador
Eleonora Escrivá, ILERA Guatemala
Karla Matamoros, ILERA Honduras
 
Chair: Livia Mendes Moreira, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Panelists: Maurício Krepsky Fagundes, Ministry of Labor Brazil; University of York
Carla Reita Faria Leal, Federal University of Mato Grosso
Maria Odete Freire de Araújo, Federal University of Pernambuco
Ricardo Araujo Dib Taxi, Federal University of Para
Discussant: Maria Carolina Fernandes Oliveira, Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)
 
2.4  Worker Owned and Worker Led (Symposium)—Clinton 
Chair: Betty Widgeon, Arbitrator/Mediator
Presenters: Inger Marie Hagen, Work Research Institute Oslo Metropolitan UniversityWorkers at Company Boards: Lessons from Scandinavia
Jungook Kim, Chatham University and Hyunmin Choi, The Korea Securities Finance CorporationComparative Analysis of Policies for Employee Stock Ownership: The U.S., U.K., Japan and South Korea
Sara Lafuente, European Trade Union InstituteThe Quiet Transnationalisation of Board-level Employee Representation in National Law and Practice: A Case for Pan-European Legislation
Reece Garcia, Manchester Metropolitan University and Chris McLachlan, Queen Mary University of LondonThe Challenges and Choices of Co-operative Working: Regenerative Practices in Rural Brazil
Discussant: Andrew Pendleton, UNSW Business School, Australia
 
2.45  Mental Health in the Workplace (Symposium)—Gibson 
Chair: Lisa W. Timmons, Arbitrator
Presenters: Angelbert Z. Hernandez, Department of Justice, Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution; Vachararutai Boontinand, Mahidol University; Cedric Chew, Foreign Domestic Worker Association for Social Support and Training; and Helius Nyi Naing, HR Navigator and Freelance Skill TrainerMental Health in ASEAN Workplace and Human Development: An Exploratory Study
Akshay Mohan, University of Toronto; Danielle Lamb, Toronto Metropolitan University; Milad Moghaddas and Rafael Gomez, University of TorontoHow Much Can Employers Really Do? Resilience and Job Satisfaction in the Determination of Self-Reported Mental Health and Life-Satisfaction Among Workers
Abay Asfaw, National Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthPaid Sick Leave and Self-reported Depression and Anxiety: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Longitudinal Survey
Ira Malmberg-Heimonen, Magne Bråthen and Anne Grete Tøge, Oslo Metropolitan UniversityEnhancing Labour Market Participation: Assessing the Effectiveness and Perceptions of the IPS Program for Young Adults in Norway
Discussant: John Martin, University of Queensland
10:15 ‑ 11:30 am
Chair: Andy Hodder, University of Birmingham
Presenters: Chris McLachlan, Queen Mary University of London; Mark Stuart, University of Leeds; and Robert MacKenzie, Karlstad UniversityLegitimacy, Integrative Potential and Bargaining in the Context of UK Steel Restructuring: An Uneasy Alliance Between Trade Unions and Management
Mihajla Gavin, University of Technology Sydney; Scott Fitzgerald, Curtin University; and Susan McGrath-Champ, University of SydneyPublic Education, the State and Politics of Legitimation: Challenges for Teacher Unions in Neoliberal Environments
Mathew Johnson, Manchester University; Morgan Powell and Eva Herman, University of ManchesterTrue Voice: Trade Unions and Competing Legitimacy Frames in the UK Platform Economy
Julie (M.É) Garneau, University of Quebec in Outaouais; Cassandra Bowkett, University of Manchester; Sara Perez-Lauzon and Christian Levesque, HEC MontrealInstitutional Legitimacy and the Digitalisation of Work: A Comparison of Trade Unions Narratives of I4.0 and Future Work
Discussants: Geneviève Coderre-Lapalme, University of Glasgow
Ruth Reaney, Queen's University Belfast
10:15 ‑ 11:30 am
Co-Chairs: Anil Verma, University of Toronto and Serafino Negrelli, University of Milan-Bicocca
Presenters: Anibel Ferus-Comelo, U.C. Berkeley Labor Center Democratic Industrial Policy In The Global Chips Race -- A Mirage?
Raymond M. Baldino, Zazzali, Fagella, Nowak, Kleinbaum & Friedman New York and New Jersey’s Crackdown Against Uber Worker Misclassification as a Case Study in the Power to Reign in Workplace Informality
Jaeseung Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea; Hyeri Choi, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; and Lonnie Golden, Penn State AbingtonJob Quality and Mismatched Work Hours: The Complex Associations of Employment Quality with Underemployment and Overemployment and Implications for Public Policy
Serafino Negrelli, University of Milan-BicoccaJob Quality and Its Implications for Public Policy: Recent Evidence from Italy
Anil Verma, University of TorontoA Public Policy Perspective on the Informal Economy
11:45 am ‑ 1:15 pm
FMCS Luncheon Plenary—Grand Ballroom
Chair: Beth Schindler, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
Featured Speaker: Peter T. Coleman, The Earth Institute at Columbia University
  
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Lou Faiola, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Stephanie M. Collier and Andrea Cancer, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
3.1  Ethics for Attorneys in Neutral Roles—Gramercy East
Chair: Jim Albano, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Daniel Sims, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Deborah Gaines, Esq., Arbitrator and Mediator
Sharon Stiller, Abrams Fensterman, LLP
 
Chair: Rachel D. Lev, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Darrell Clark and G. Kent McVay, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Chair: Liz Brenner, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelist: Valerie Harragin, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Chair: Taurean Johnson, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Chair: Sarah Miller Espinosa, SME Dispute Resolution, LLC
Panelists: Alan Symonette, SymonetteADR Services Inc
Martin F. Scheinman, Scheinman Arbitration and Mediation Services
Katrina G. Nobles, Cornell University
Homer C. La Rue, Howard University
Scott Buccheit, Arbitrator and Mediator
 
3.35  Can I Come In? Accommodations and Inclusion (Symposium)—Madison 
Chair: David Brannon, Hotel School The Hague
Presenters: Moonyoung Jang, Korea UniversityMissing the Past? Exploring Pathways of Boomerang Employee Deciding Return after Voluntary Turnover: Moderating Role of Informal Job Search
Martin Lenzner, Ruhr University BochumInclusion by Restriction? Taylorism, Dis/ability, and Community in Sheltered Workshops
Adriana Topo and Davide Tardivo, University of PaduaReasonable Accommodations for Workers with Disabilities and New Technologies
 
Chair: Giorgos Gouzoulis, Queen Mary, University of London
Presenters: Barbora Cernusakova, University of ManchesterRacialized Debt as a Labor Disciplining Mechanism in Post-socialism
Po Yin Wong, Giorgos Gouzoulis and Giorgos Galanis, Queen Mary, University of LondonPersonal Indebtedness, Union Membership, & Strike Activity: Evidence from PSID microdata, 2001-2021
Giorgos Gouzoulis and Giorgos Galanis, Queen Mary, University of London and Panagiotis Iliopoulos, KU LeuvenFinancialisation, Shareholder Value Orientation, & the Decline of Trade Union Membership in the EU
John Peters, Memorial University, NewfoundlandPreliminary title: Financialization, Inequalities, and Labor Unions
 
Chair: Lucy Taksa, Deakin University, Australia
Panelist: Valeria Pulignano, Catholic University Leuven
Discussants: Chris Tilly, University of California, Los Angeles
Steven Vallas, Northeastern University
Mathew Johnson, Manchester University
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pm
Chair: Chris F. Wright, University of Sydney
Presenters: Jo Orsatti, University of SydneyWho Benefits from Green Jobs? Legitimation Politics and the Sway of Political Salience at the Intersection of Climate Mitigation and Employment Relations Policy and Processes
Ruth Reaney, Queen's University Belfast and Geneviève Coderre-Lapalme, University of GlasgowWalking a Tightrope? The Role of Legitimacy in Shaping Union Strategic Choice
Janice Fine and Hana R. Shepherd, Rutgers University; Andrew Wolf, Cornell University; Zuhur Ahmed, Rutgers University; Sylvie Guezeon, University of Minnesota; and Michael Piore, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyGenerating Legal and Programmatic Legitimacy in Labor Law Enforcement Regimes Within Immigrant and Minority Communities
Ceri Hughes, Stephen Mustchin and Miguel Martinez-Lucio, University of ManchesterRebuilding Legitimacy from Below: Legitimation Politics and Processes Around Local Employment Standards in the UK
Discussants: Andy Hodder, University of Birmingham
Colm McLaughlin, University College Dublin
3 ‑ 3:45 pm
Closing Plenary—Grand Ballroom
Chair: Javier Ramirez, Program Committee Co-Chair and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Featured Speaker: Julie Su, Acting Secretary, Department of Labor (Invited)
4 ‑ 6 pm
Labor Relations in Major League Baseball—MLB Headquarters (offsite)
Chair: Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University
Featured Speaker: Dan Halem, Deputy Commissioner of Major League Baseball
5:15 ‑ 7:15 pm
Co-Chairs: Homer C. La Rue, Howard University and Katherine Simpson, Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Thursday

Conference Activities  •  6/27/2024
8 ‑ 9 am
Chair: Heather Brown, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Featured Speaker: Bill Eddy, Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of the High Conflict Institute
  
9:15 ‑ 10:30 amConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: LiJia Gong, Local Progress
Presenters: Terri Gerstein, NYU Wagner Labor Initiative and LiJia Gong, Local ProgressHow Local Government Can Protect Workers' Rights Even When States Don't Want Them To: Opportunities for Local Creativity and Persistence Despite Double Preemption
Elena Rodriguez Anderson, A Better BalanceHow Local Paid Sick Leave Innovations—and the COVID-19 Pandemic—Have Shaped a Growing Paid Leave Movement Across the United States
Panelists: Branden Butler, San Diego County Office of Ethics, Compliance, and Labor Standards
Danielle Alvarado, Fair Work Center and Working Washington
 
Chair: John W. Budd, University of Minnesota
Presenters: Yaminette Diaz-Linhart and Arrow Minster, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Dongwoo Park and Duanyi Yang, Cornell University; and Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBridging the Gap: Measuring the Impact of Worker Voice on Job-Related Outcomes
Erin L. Kelly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Kirsten F. Siebach, Johns Hopkins University; Dena Javadi, Harvard University; Grace DeHorn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Alex M. Kowalski, Cornell UniversityA New Voice Channel to Improve Warehouse Work: Initial Findings from a Group-Randomized Field Experiment
Mark Anner and Matthew Fischer-Daly, Pennsylvania State UniversityWorker Voice Mechanisms in a Fissured World of Work: Research Findings from the Penn State Report for the US Department of Labor
 
Chair: Homer C. La Rue, Howard University
Panelists: Alan Symonette, SymonetteADR Services Inc
Katherine Simpson, Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Sarah Miller Espinosa, SME Dispute Resolution, LLC
 
Chair: Søren Kaj Andersen, University of Copenhagen
Panelists: Chris F. Wright, University of Sydney
Chiara Benassi, Kings College, London, UK
Lucas Cifuentes Croquevielle, University of Manchester, UK
Bernd Brandl, University of Durham, UK
 
Discussants: Chrissy Fellmeth, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Heather Cameron, Blizzard Entertainment
Presenters: Jiyoon Park, Rutgers UniversityConsumer-Labor Solidarity in the Korean Game Industry: Online Activism, Industry Sexism, and the Emergence of the Korean Game Consumer Association
Jamie Woodcock, University of EssexGame Worker Solidarity: Mapping Collective Action, Activism, and Organising in the Videogames Industry
Chair: Jeonghun Kim, Cornell University
Presenters: Austin Kelmore, Game Workers Branch of the IWGBGame Worker Solidarity: Mapping Collective Action, Activism, and Organising in the Videogames Industry
Marie-Josée Legault, TELUQ University and Johanna Weststar, Western UniversityDo Game Developers Participate in the Social Regulation of Work?
 
Chair: Arthur Pearlstein, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: James P. Flynn, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
Brenda D. Pryor, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
E. Patrick McDermott, U.S. Air Force Academy
Richard Landau, Jackson Lewis P.C.
 
Chair: Scott Sommer, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Nikki Kateman, Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW
Jae Chun, Friedman & Anspach
John Vavalo, Verabloom
Saul Guerrero, Local 338 Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU)
 
4.4  Ethics at the Bargaining Table—Murray Hill West
Chair: Christy Yoshitomi, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelist: John Wirenius, New York Public Employment Relations Board President
 
4.45  High Road Bargaining (Alternative Models)—Murray Hill East 
Chair: John Gray, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Gemma Lopresti and Brady Roberts, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Dan Apfel, Genesee Co-Op Federal Credit Union
Andrew Bernheimer, Bernheimer Architecture
David DiMaria, IAMAW, Architectural Workers United Campaign
Todd Dickey, Syracuse University
 
Chair: Giorgos Gouzoulis, Queen Mary, University of London
Presenters: Maria Koumenta, Queen Mary University of London; Davud Rostam-Afschar, University of Hohenheim; and Mario Pagliero, University of TurinOccupational Licensing and the Gender Pay Gap
Anders Underthun and Astrid Gillespie, Oslo Metropolitan UniversityLabor Market Integration and High Skill Occupations in Norway: How do Employers Reason When They Hire Licensed Nurses and Teachers?
Ying Cui, Queen Mary, University of London and Mark Williams, Queen Mary University of LondonOccupational Licensing and Career Trajectories of Migrants and Natives in Norway
Andreea Ioana Alecu and Ida Drange, Oslo Metropolitan UniversityOccupational Regulation And Hiring Preferences Of Employers In Health, Education And Engineering
Davud Rostam-Afschar, University of Hohenheim; Yasemin Karamik and Paul Peters, Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Mannheim; and Jan Köhler, ZEW MannheimThe Labour Market Effects of the Automatic Recognition of Licensed Migrant Physicians
Discussant: Maria Koumenta, Queen Mary University of London
 
Chair: Barbara Bechter, Durham University
Presenters: Roland Erne, University College Dublin and Jörg Nowak, University of BrasiliaStructural Determinants of Transnational Solidarity: Pan-European Socioeconomic Protests since 1997
Marco Hauptmeier, Cardiff University; Patrick Witzak and Markus Hertwig, Ruhr University Bochum; Marcus Kahmann, Kevin Guillas-Cavan and Anna Frisone, Frisone, IRES (Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales); and Federico Fuchs, Cardiff UniversityThe Impact of Brexit on European Works Councils
Maarten Keune, University of AmsterdamRebalancing Power? The Revival of Social Europe and Labour Relations
Valeria Pulignano, Catholic University Leuven; Karol Muszynski, University of Warsaw/KU Leuven; and Maite Tapia, Michigan State UniversityBargaining Power in Online Freelancing Platform Work
Discussant: Huw Thomas, University College Dublin
 
Chair: Cristina Mihes, Labour Law and Reform Unit, ILO
Presenters: Attila Kun, Károli Gáspár Univ. of the Reformed Church in Hungary; Hungarian National Univ. of Public ServiceThe State of Play in Hungarian Labour Law and Policy in Light of the ILO Centenary Declaration
Aleksandar Ristovski, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North MacedoniaThe 'Grey' Area Between Employment and Self-employment and the Development of Non-standard Forms of Work: Today's Context in Macedonian Labour Law
Agnieszka Zwolinska, Warsaw UniversityIntroduction of the Universal Labour Guarantee in National Labour Law and Practice: A Polish Perspective
Raluca Dimitriu, Law Faculty, Bucharest University of Economic StudiesFrom Employment Protection to Work Protection: A Romanian Perspective
Discussant: Valentina Franca, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
 
Chair: Alyssa L. Zuckerman, Keane & Beane P.C.
Panelists: Lena M. Ackerman, Assistant General Counsel at the New York State United Teachers
John W. Coverdale, The Center for Workplace Solutions
Vanessa Delaney, Esq., Head of Amazon's Joining Amazon Services Optimization Team
Steven A. Zuckerman, Labor & Employment Attorney at Cooley, LLP
 
Chair: Wei Huang, Renmin University of China
Presenters: Kourtney Koebel, University of TorontoOn the Utility of Work and Leisure
Nicolas Bueno, UniDistance Suisse"Labour Rights Hurt Workers": Origins, Analysis and Limits of a Neoliberal Argument
Margaret Huizinga and Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignEmployment Relations Effects on Socio-Politically Regressive Beliefs: Cross-National Empirical Evidence from Europe
Discussant: Jack Kenchington-Evans, Australian Education Union - Federal Office
 
4.75  Impact of Automation and AI in the Workplace I (Symposium)—New York
Chair: DeAndra Roaché, Cynergis Dispute Resolution Services, LLC
Presenters: Sigurd Oppegaard, University of OsloAlgorithmic Management and Taxi Platforms in Oslo, Norway: Drivers' Experiences of Control and Flexibility
Johan Røed Steen, Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research and Elin SvarstadFafo, Institute for Labour and Social ResearchExposure to Language Modeling AI and the Mitigating Role of Trade Unions on the Norwegian Labour Market
Jonas Hulgård Kristiansen, FAOS, University of CopenhagenValuing the Nordic Model: A Survey Experiment on Consumer Preferences and Employment Relations in the Gig Economy
Ruben Lind, Karolinska Institutet; Min Kuyng Lee, University of Texas at Austin; Karin Nilsson, Emma Brulin, Nuria Matilla Santander and Carin Håkansta, Karolinska InstitutetResults from the AMOSH Project: Algorithmic Management and Workers' Wellbeing in the Logistics Sector
Discussant: Yingchun Wang, University of Houston Downtown
 
4.8  LERA/ILERA Poster Session I (Symposium)—Grand Ballroom Foyer
Chair: Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University
Presenters: Sara Lafuente, European Trade Union InstituteRevisiting Worker Representation on Boards: The Forgotten EU Countries in Codetermination Studies
Aneta Tyc, University of LodzThe Effectiveness of the USMCA Rapid Response Labour Mechanism: An Analysis of Cases from 2021 to 2023
Eriko Teramura, Meikai University and Masayo Fujimoto, Doshisha UniversityWhat Kind of Organizations have Managers without Subordinates? Verification Using Data from Japan
Franck Bietry, University of Caen (France); Jordane Creusier and Carine Bourdreux, University of the Littoral Opal Coast (France)Is Mind Wandering Favorable to Well-being at Work?
Dan Top, Association for the Study of Professional Labour Relations (Romania)Healthy Vision: A Necessary Condition for Safety and Productivity at Work
Gulfam Tasnim, The Open UniversityExploring the Impact of Childcare Provision on the Opportunities for Women Garment Workers and Their Families in Bangladesh
Giwoo Kil, Korea UniversityThe Impact of Wage Negotiation Opportunities on Job Performance: A Focus on Self-Efficacy
Charissa Jefferson and Adrianna Taraboletti, Princeton UniversityChallenges and Choices for Digitizing a Labor Research Collection
Claire Connacher, University of Massachusetts-BostonPower and Politics in the Labor Policy Process
Fernanda Mendonça Melo, Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) and Livia Mendes Moreira Miraglia, Federal University of Minas GeraisIn search of Social Justice: The Impunity of Economic Power and Slave Labor in Brazil's Supply Chains
9:15 ‑ 10:30 am
LERA Development Committee Meeting—Boardroom, 4th Floor
Co-Chairs: Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University and Jim Pruitt, Program Committee Co-Chair and Kaiser Permanente
Panelists: Peter Berg, Michigan State University
Jennifer M. Harmer, University of Toronto
Mike Lillich, Labor and Employment Relations Association
9:15 ‑ 10:30 am
Co-Chairs: Christine Riordan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University; and Sa'Mecha Echols, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  
10:45 am ‑ 12 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Matthew Capece, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Presenters: Dale Belman, Michigan State UniversityCan Law-Abiding Construction Contractors Survive in the Current Market?
Laura Valle-Gutierrez, The Century Foundation; Russell Ormiston, Allegheny College; and Dale Belman, Michigan State UniversityTCF Paper: Independent Contractors in the U.S. Construction Industry
Panelist: Bhairavi Desai, New York Taxi Workers Alliance
Discussant: David Weil, Brandeis University
 
Chair: Susan J. Schurman, Rutgers University
Panelists: Lisa Takeuchi Cullen, Writers Guild of America East
Rebecca Damon, SAGAFTRA
Alvin Vincent Jr., Actors' Equity Association
Discussants: Susan Davis, Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP
Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers University
 
Chair: Dennis L. Dabney, LERA President
Panelists: Hal Ruddick, Alliance of Health Care Unions
Jim Pruitt, Program Committee Co-Chair and Kaiser Permanente
Jennifer De Los Reyes, RN, Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center
Discussant: Dennis L. Dabney, LERA President
 
Chair: Michael Piore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenters: Daniel Galvin, Northwestern UniversityUnequal Protections: Subnational Disparities in Labor Standards Policies, Enforcement, and Violations
Seema N. Patel, Stanford Law School, UC Berkeley Labor CenterDoes the State Have a Role in Building Worker Power?
Hana R. Shepherd and Janice Fine, Rutgers UniversityCities at Work: Pursuing Worker Protection through the Local Administrative State
Panelist: Bliss Requa-Trautz, Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center
Discussants: Ahmer Qadeer, SEIU
Michelle Holder, City University of New York
 
Chair: Jed L. Marcus, Marcus ADR Services LLC
Panelists: Dean Burrell, Burrell Dispute Resolution
Randi E. Lowitt, Esq., Lowitt Labor Arbitration
 
Chair: Arthur Pearlstein, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Jimmy O'Neal Valentine and Ines Delgado-Alberto and Stephen Millen, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Chair: Barbara Owens, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: John McDermott, Consortium for Worker Education
Rosalie Drago, Haugland Group
Karla Elizabeth Walter, Center for American Progress
 
5.4  Advancing Equity for Women in the Workplace—Murray Hill West
Chair: Sa'Mecha Echols, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Stephanie M. Collier and Carla Cardona, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Rebekah Ratliff, JAMS Mediator/Arbitrator
Arthur Theotis Matthews, Pennsylvania State University
 
Chair: Michael Franczak, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Kevin Hawkins and Krystil Smith, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Chair: Benjamin Aaron Kreider, North America's Building Trades Unions
Panelists: Melissa Wells, North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU)
Amy Tracy Wells, Rutgers University
Nicole Bertran, The Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills, Inc.
Benjamin Aaron Kreider, North America's Building Trades Unions
 
Chair: Martin Behrens, Hans Boeckler Foundation
Presenters: Anna Mori, University of Milan; Stefano Gasparri, UWE Bristol; and Andrea Signoretti, University of TrentoTurning Points in Italian Industrial Relations
Ovidiu Goran, Vrije University (SBE), Amsterdam and Aurora Trif, Dublin City University Business SchoolTurning Points in Industrial Relations in Romania: Quo Vadis Post-2022?
Søren Kaj Andersen, University of CopenhagenTurning Points in Danish Industrial Relations
Martin Behrens, Hans Boeckler Foundation and Andi Pekarek, University of MelbourneTurning Points in Comparative Perspective
 
Chair: Weihao Li, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Presenters: Lufang Bao, Beijing Academy of Social SciencesStudy on the Employment Situation of New Employment Forms of Laborers in Beijing in the Digital Era
Qi Zheng, Capital University of Economics and Business and Zitong Qiu, Labor Dispute Office, Chinese Academy of Labor and Social SecurityCan Women Escape from Precarity in the Gig Economy: Evidence from Labor Market, Labor Process, and Labor Reproduction in China
Dan Ma, Beijing Academy of Social Sciences, ChinaLabor and Gender Strategies of Chinese Female Truck Drivers
Discussants: Lin Xiu, University of Minnesota Duluth
Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
 
Chair: Ana Avendano, CUNY Law School
Presenters: Michelle Kaminski and Stacy A. Hickox, Michigan State UniversityMeasuring Arbitration's Effectiveness in Addressing Workplace Harassment
Panelists: Anna Lee Fos-Tuvera, International Trade Union Confederation, Asia Pacific
Cindy Berman, Electronics Watch
 
5.7  New Challenges of Remote Work (Symposium)—Gibson 
Chair: Angela Grotto, Manhattan College
Presenters: Abigail Marks, Newcastle University Business School; Lila Skountridaki, University of Edinburgh Management School; Oliver Mallett, Stirling Management School; and Gustav Bosehans, Newcastle University Business SchoolThe Gendered Impact of Post-COVID Working Arrangements and the Unfortunate Issue of Work (Over)burden
Carsten Wirth, Darmstadt University of Applied SciencesWork from Home and Works Councils: New Challenges and (New) Answers?
Kaumudi Misra, California State University, East Bay; Angela Grotto, Manhattan College; and Ronit Waismel-Manor, The Open University of IsraelBoundary Management in a Remote Work Era: A Qualitative Study of Cross-Cultural Differences in Manager Experiences with After-hours Interruptions
 
5.75  Impact of Automation and AI in the Workplace II (Symposium)—New York
Chair: Jenna E. Myers, University of Toronto
Presenters: Olayinka Sholesi Yusuf, Lagos State UniversityEmployment Relations and Artificial Intelligence in Selected Manufacturing Firms, Lagos, Nigeria: The Role of Consultative Mechanisms
Xiaoman Li, Capital University of Economics and Business; Li Chen, Xiamen University; and Di Liu, University of ManchesterThe Impact Mechanism of Human-AI Interaction on Work Innovation Behavior: Evidence from A Smart Power Plant in China
Discussant: Danielle van Jaarsveld, University of British Columbia
 
5.8  LERA/ILERA Poster Session II (Symposium)—Grand Ballroom Foyer
Chair: Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University
Presenters: Mona Braten and Rolf K. Andersen, Fafo, Institute for Labour and Social ResearchControl and Monitoring of Employees in a High Trust Working Life: Experiences from Norway
Wu Fan, Guangxi University; Huang Wei, Renmin University of China; and Li Mingyang, Guangxi UniversityManagement Innovation in Asia's Cross-border Labor Market: Practices from Five Enterprises
Idris Olayiwola Ganiyu, York Business School, York St. John University (United Kingdom)Examining the Use of Lego Serious Play to Enhance Postgraduate Research Capacity
Cing-Kae Chiao, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Bo-Shone Fu, National Taipei University (Taiwan); Yueh-Hung Hou, National Taipei University (Taiwan); Ding-Yio Huang, Kainan University (Taiwan); and Ya-Ting Yan, Taiwan Institute of Labor, Occupational Safety and HealthA Study of Relevant Legal Regime of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace of Different Countries
Maria Odete Araujo, Contemporary Slave Labor Research Group (GPTEC)Slavery And Outsourcing: An Analysis of the Service Provider's Responsibility
Maria Carolina Fernandes Oliveira, Shevah Ahavat Esberad and Nathalia Godoi Crepaldi, Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)Domestic Slave Labor in Brazil Between 2017 and 2023: A Comprehensive Analysis Based on Infraction Records and Related Documents
Joakim Finne and Elin Borg, Oslo Metropolitan UniversityDeveloping and Evaluating a Professional Development Intervention to Promote Professional Communities for Teachers
Maria Aina, University of Northampton and Idris Olayiwola Ganiyu, York Business School, York St. John University (United Kingdom)Examining Agile Methodology as a Strategy for Mitigating Project Risk
Megna Yadlapalli, Please provide affiliationExtrinsic & Intrinsic Motivation and How It Affects the Workplace, Employee Outcomes, and Organizational Successes
Mahadirin Bin Hj. Ahmad, University of Malaysia Sabah; Kee Y. Sabariah Binti Kee Mohd Yussof, University Malaysia of Sabah; Sharifah Nursyahidah Syed Annuar, University Kebangsaan Malaysia; Bazsley Bee Basrah Bee, University Of Malaysia Sabah; and Norhuda Binti Salleh, University of Malaysia SabahLabour Museum in Sabah (Malaysia): Idea and Reality from Differences Perspectives of Social Sciences
10:45 am ‑ 12 pm
LERA Editorial Committee Meeting—Boardroom, 4th Floor
Chair: Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Panelists: Jim Lance, Cornell University Press
Daniel B. Cornfield, Vanderbilt University
Jack Fiorito, Florida State University
Daniel Gilbert, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Susan N. Houseman, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Mike Lillich, Labor and Employment Relations Association
Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers University
Stephen R. Sleigh, Sleigh Strategy LLC
Howard Stanger, Canisius University
Phela I. Townsend, Rutgers University
10:45 am ‑ 12 pm
Co-Chairs: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles and Tazewell Victor Hurst III, IAMAW
Panelists: Ana Avendano, CUNY Law School
Jack Fiorito, Florida State University
Lu-Ann Glaser, American Water
Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State University
Brad Markell, AFL-CIO Working For America Institute
Javier Ramirez, Program Committee Co-Chair and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Debbie Goldman, Communication Workers of America
Panelists: Nell Geiser, Communications Workers of America
Ylonda Sherrod, Communications Workers of America Local 3159
Rachel Harris, Writers Guild of America East
Beth Gutelius, University of Illinois Chicago
 
Chair: Faith Wiggins, 1199SEIU Funds
Presenters: Maite Tapia, Michigan State University and Tamara Lee, Rutgers UniversityThe Strength of Low-Power Workers at Warehouses in the US: The Case of Amazon
Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers UniversityThe Gigification of Academia
Russell Weaver and Anne Marie Brady, Cornell UniversityBuilding Economic Security: Seeking Evidence of a “Union Advantage” in New York State's Construction Industry through Integrated Public Data
Heeeun Jang and Kiran Abraham-Aggarwal, Cornell University; Daniel Spertus, Weill Cornell Medical School; Ariel C. Avgar, Cornell University; and Madeline Sterling, Weill Cornell MedicineThe Effects of Unions on Wages, Benefit and Working Conditions for Home Health Aides in the U.S.
Discussant: Erica Smiley, Jobs With Justice
 
Chair: Bruce Blondina, Retired Telecommunications Technology Program Manager and Consultant
Panelists: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles
Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
John Johnson, SEPTA
Jim Pruitt, Program Committee Co-Chair and Kaiser Permanente
Richard A. Cornell, PE Consulting Engineer and Economist
 
Chair: Lydia Hughes, City, University of London
Presenters: Callum Cant, Essex Business School and Mark Graham, University of OxfordWalkouts and Wildcats: Explaining the reignition of labour struggles at Amazon UK
Lydia Hughes, City, University of LondonCare Worker Strikes: Comparing Care Worker Struggles in Britain
Discussant: Jamie Woodcock, University of Essex
 
Chair: Martin Kahanec, Central European University; CELSI; University of Economics, Bratislava
Presenters: Martin Guzi, Masaryk University and CELSI; Martin Kahanec, Central European University; CELSI; University of Economics, Bratislava; Nii Ashia Amanquarnor, WageIndicator; and Nina Holicková, CELSIMeasuring LW globally: Decent living, minimum wages, material deprivation
Panelists: Fiona Dragstra, Director WageIndicator Foundation
Daniela Ceccon, WageIndicator
Chris Albin-Lackey, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
 
Chair: Kathy Hall, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelist: TBA TBA
 
6.35  Your Brain on Conflict—Gramercy East
Chair: Myla Hite, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelist: Jimmy O'Neal Valentine, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
6.4  Ask the Arbitrator—Murray Hill West
Chair: Arthur Pearlstein, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Alan Symonette, SymonetteADR Services Inc
Danielle Hargrove, DLH ADR Solutions PLLC
Michael Loconto, Loconto ADR
Shianne Scott, Arbitrator
 
6.45  What is the Right to Disconnect and Can it Work?—Murray Hill East 
Chair: Sarah Cudahy, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Richard Samans, Director, ILO Research Department and Secretary, ILERA
Carla Spinelli, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro
 
Chair: Amy Moor Gaylord, Akerman LLP
Panelist: Mishell Parreno Taylor, Akerman LLP
 
Chair: John Woods, National Academy of Arbitrators
Panelist: Michael Bride, PVH Corp.
Author: Brian Burkett, Fasken, Employer CounselAccess to Effective Remedies: Fashioning a Global Framework for Arbitration of Labour Disputes
Panelists: Christy Hoffman, General Secretary, UNI Global Union
Maryann Parker, Legal Advisor, Supply Chain Worker Support Fund
Discussants: Chris Albertyn, National Academy of Arbitrators and Jeffrey Sack, K.C., Jeffrey Sack Law, Union CounselAccess to Effective Remedies: Fashioning a Global Framework for Arbitration of Labour Disputes
 
6.65  Defining Low-Wage Work—Clinton 
Chair: Joe Peck, WorkRise, Urban Institute
Panelists: Enrique Lopezlira, University of California, Berkeley
Martha Ross, The Brookings Institution
Kyle Moore, Economic Policy Institute
David R. Howell, The New School
Discussants: Savannah Hunter, University of California, Berkeley
Kate Bahn, WorkRise, the Urban Institute
 
Chair: Aristea Koukiadaki, International Labour Organization
Presenters: Arrow Minster, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCrafting Empowerment: Worker Issues, Manager Moves, and the Conditions for Frontline Change
Yingchun Wang, University of Houston DowntownHigh Performance Work System and Profit: Positive Correlation and Prescriptive Truthiness
Yooseop Chun, King's College LondonFrom Rational Choice to the Social Identity Model of the Insider-Outsider Approach: Understanding Insiders' Attitudes towards Outsiders in the Korean Education Sector
 
6.75  Impact of Automation and AI in the Workplace III (Symposium)—New York
Chair: Gregory Lyon, Georgetown University
Presenters: Yue Qiu, Capital University of Economics and Business; Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University; and Xiliang Feng, Capital University of Economics and BusinessUnderstanding Worker Perceptions of AI Job Threats: A Multilevel Analysis of Determinants
Owen Davis, Siegel Family EndowmentArtificial Intelligence, Worker Well-Being and Labor's Bargaining Power
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pm
Chair: John W. Budd, University of Minnesota
  
3 ‑ 4:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Daniel J. Julius, Case Western Reserve University
Panelists: Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nicholas DiGiovanni, Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP
Karen Stubaus, Rutgers University
Andie Zeliger, Concordia University, Montreal
Discussant: Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rutgers University
 
Chair: Deanna W. Dudley, El Camino Health
Panelists: Simone Van Der Molen, El Camino Health
John McClure and Melissa Powell, Professional Resource for Nurses (PRN)
Alicia Potolsky, El Camino Health
 
Chair: Sean O'Brady, McMaster University
Presenters: Jennifer M. Harmer, University of TorontoUnion Membership Expansion and Zeroing-in on Organizational Outcomes for Union Renewal
Shannon Potter, University of TorontoThe Spread of Union Gains Across Organizations
Lorenzo Frangi, University of Québec at Montréal and Anthony C Masi, McGill UniversityIdeally Supporting but Practically Limiting Social Movement Unionism in Quebec (Canada)
Kwon Hee Han, Ryan Lamare and Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignThe Evolution of Between- and Within-Field Legitimacy in Industrial Relations: Examining the Methodologies of Thirty Years of Union Effects Studies
Discussant: Robert Bruno, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
 
Chair: Justin Vinton, Rutgers University
Presenters: Paliani Chinguwo, University of WitwatersrandImpact of Task Shifting on Power Relations in Health Care: The Case of Clinical Officers at Public Hospitals in Malawi
Benjamin Velasco, University of the Philippines DilimanEnablers and Barriers to Worker-Driven Social Responsibility: Challenges to Building Worker Power in Two Export Zones in the Philippines
Brendan Davidson, Colorado State UniversityPotentials, Pitfalls, and the Central Question of Work in a Green Transition
Discussant: Jenna E. Myers, University of Toronto
 
7.25  Text to Data Workshop—Regent
Chair: Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Carla Lima Aranzaes, Michigan State UniversityGaining Support Via Social Media: Evidence from Amazon's Unionization Campaign
Peter Norlander, Loyola University of ChicagoBuilding Dictionaries, Taxonomies, and Classification Schema for Scalable Text to Data Work
Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Duanyi Yang, Cornell UniversityVoice without Representation: Worker Voice in China’s Networked Public Sphere
Discussants: Xinran (Joyce) Wang, CUNY Baruch
Eric Benjamin Blanc, Rutgers University
 
7.3  Who Do You Call?—Gramercy West
Chair: Beth Schindler, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
 
Chair: Michael Franczak, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Kevin Hawkins and Tom Louis Melancon and Moira Caruso, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Chair: Heather Brown, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelist: Megan Hunter, High Conflict Institute
 
Chair: Shane Davis, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
Panelist: Brandon Mancilla, UAW Region 9A
 
Co-Chairs: Karen Jaehrling, IAQ - University of Duisburg Essen (Germany) and Mikkel Mailand, FAOS - Employment Relations Research Centre
Presenters: Phillip Thompson, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyReaching the Next Level in City Workforce Programming
Anne Marie Brady, Cornell UniversityDiminishing New York State’s Public Mental Healthcare Sector: The Impact of Austerity and Privatization on Wages and Employment
Discussants: Wayne Spence, President of the NYS Public Employees Federation
Randi DiAntonio, Vice President of the NYS Public Employees Federation
 
Chair: Judy Fudge, McMaster University
Panelists: Sahiba Gill, Global Labor Justice-International Labour Rights Foundation (GLJ-ILRF)
Fabiola Mieres, Labour Markets at the International Labour Organization
Bridget Kenny, University of the Witwatersrand
Guy Mundlak and Hila Shamir, Tel Aviv University
 
Chair: Søren Kaj Andersen, University of Copenhagen
Presenters: Tomas Berglund, University of GothenburgChanges in the Occupational Structure in Sweden- An Overview
Ylva Ulfsdotter Eriksson, Linnaeus UniversityOccupational Prestige and Gendered Polarization
Jesper Prytz, University of Gothenburg, SwedenChanges in Trade Union Membership and Attitudes to Unions in Sweden
Discussant: Arne Kalleberg, University of North Carolina
 
Chair: Pravin Sinha, Indian Industrial Relations Association
Presenters: Pravin Sinha, Indian Industrial Relations Association; Partha Sarkar and Abhishek Mishra, The University of Burdwan; and K. Mourlin, Xavier Business School, St Xavier's University, Kolkata, IndiaThe Impending Labour Codes in India: The Contextual Perspective
Amir Jafar, Aligarh Muslim University, India; Partha Sarkar, The University of Burdwan; Amitava Ghosh, Founder and CEO (SSA Compliance Services LLP) and Advisor of a Group of Companies; and Swati Jha, SSA Compliance Services LLPIndia's Platform Economy and the Emerging Regulatory Challenges
Panelists: Abhishek Mishra, The University of Burdwan
Amitava Ghosh, Founder and CEO (SSA Compliance Services LLP) and Advisor of a Group of Companies
Ranjan Sarkar, South Asia & VP - Eptisa, India
Discussants: K. Mourlin, Xavier Business School, St Xavier's University, Kolkata, India
Swati Jha, SSA Compliance Services LLP
 
Chair: Richard Hurd, Cornell University
Presenters: Cory Runstedler, University of ConnecticutCan Coffee be Red and Blue: How the Starbucks Union Movement Maps on Red and Blue States
Zachary Schaller, Colorado State UniversityWhere Unions Fell: A Geographical Analysis of Labor Union Representation Elections in the U.S.
Boniface Michael, California State University, SacramentoTwo-Party Negotiation Evaluations as Outcome, Process and Change Frames: Relations with Collaboration, Conflict and Fair Process
Discussant: Raya Danielle York, Henry Ford College
 
7.75  Impact of Automation and AI in the Workplace IV (Symposium)—New York
Chair: Emmanuel Teitelbaum, George Washington University
Presenters: Paulo Ferreira de Souza Marzionna, IESEG School of Management and Vitor Orquiza de Carvalho, FGV-EAESPSimulating Deception: AI Integrity and Deceptive Tactics in Negotiation Education
Sanjay Joseph Pinto, Rutgers University; Zoë West, Cornell University; Sara Ziff, Model Alliance; and Alexandra Mateescu, Data & Society Research InstituteAI, Worker Voice, and the Future of Fashion
Paula C. Sardegna, John F. Kennedy University, Argentina and Eleonora Peliza, ILERA ArgentinaLegal Challenges to Data Governance and Algorithmic Opacity in Employment
Discussant: Danielle van Jaarsveld, University of British Columbia
3 ‑ 4:15 pm
Chair: Lionel Sims Jr., Kaiser Permanente
Panelists: Asha S. Ault, DC Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
Sarah Cudahy, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Dennis L. Dabney, LERA President
Adrienne E. Eaton and Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers University
Frank Mullins, University of Rhode Island
Kevin Stokes, DC Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
3 ‑ 4:15 pm
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University (ret.) and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
4:30 ‑ 5:30 pm
Closing Plenary—Grand Ballroom
Chair: Sarah Cudahy, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Featured Speakers: Lauren M. McFerran, Chairman, National Labor Relations Board
Gwynne A. Wilcox, National Labor Relations Board
David M. Prouty, National Labor Relations Board (invited)

Friday

Conference Activities  •  6/28/2024
7:30 ‑ 8:30 am
Chair: Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University
Featured Speakers: Sara Nelson, President, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
Richard Maroko, President, Hotel Trades Council, AFL-CIO
8:45 ‑ 9:30 am
FMCS Closing Plenary—Trianon Jr. Ballroom
Chair: Javier Ramirez, Program Committee Co-Chair and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Featured Speaker: Jennifer Abruzzo, General Counsel for National Labor Relations Board
8:45 ‑ 10 am
Chair: Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University
  
9:45 ‑ 11 amConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Susan Minato, UNITE HERE Local 11; HTA
Panelists: Adine Forman, Hospitality Training Academy
Michael Weiner, Attorney, Gilbert & Sackman
Curtis Notsinneh, California Workforce Development Board
Discussants: Aaron Greenberg, Hospitality Training Academy
Gregory Irish, City of Los Angeles, Workforce Investment Board
 
Chair: Steven Greenhouse, Author and Former New York Times Reporter
Panelists: Jaz Brisack, Organizing Director of the Inside Organizer School and co-founder of Starbucks Workers United
Madeline Wesley, Amazon worker in Staten Island and head of an organizing committee there, former treasurer Amazon La
John A. Logan, San Francisco State University
Discussant: Mark Pearce, Workers Rights Institute, Georgetown University
 
Chair: Chris Tilly, University of California, Los Angeles
Presenters: Tod Rutherford, Syracuse University; Valeria Pulignano, Catholic University Leuven; Lorenzo Frangi, University of Québec at Montréal; Yennef Vereycken, Catholic University Leuven; Lynford Dor, University of Leuven; and Lander Vermeerbergen, Radboud UniversityWorkers' Voice in the Face of Technological Change: Zones of Contention, Acceptance and Work Quality in a Comparative Study of the Automobile Industry in Europe
Mathieu Dupuis, Laval University; Ian Greer and Dongwoo Park, Cornell UniversityStriking for a Just Transition: How North American Auto Workers are Navigating the Shift to Electric Vehicles
Abbie Winton and Charles Riou Umney, University of LeedsBringing the (Local) State into the Industrial Relations Debate on Technology and the Future of Work: Evidence from the Warehousing Industry
Alex M. Kowalski, Cornell University; Steven Vallas, Northeastern University; and Beth Gutelius, University of Illinois ChicagoTechnology, E-Commerce, and Scheduling Precarity: Warehouse Workers at the Mercy of the Market
Discussants: Marco Hauptmeier, Cardiff University
Martin Krzywdzinski, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
 
8.2  The Future of Comparative Labor Law (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Sanford M. Jacoby, University of California, Los Angeles
Presenters: Janice Bellace, University of PennsylvaniaEvaluating Labor Law through a Comparative Lens.
Valerio De Stefano, York UniversityThe Future Paths of Comparative Labor Law: Different Legal Traditions and Interdisciplinarity.
Cynthia Estlund, New York University'American Exceptionalism' and the Paucity of Comparative Labor Law Scholarship in the United States.
Roberto Fragale Filho, Judge, Brazilian Labor Court, and Fluminese Federal UniversityComparative Labor Law: Academic Partnership and New Challenges
 
Chair: Pamhidzai Bamu, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing
Panelists: Randolph M. McLaughlin, Elizabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University
Kgomotso Mufamadi, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Rebecca Dixon, National Employment Law Project
Mariela Noles Cotito, Universidad del Pacifico (Lima-Peru)
 
Chair: Alex Kelly Berman, Cortico
Panelist: Vy Dao, Cortico
 
Chair: Sarosh C. Kuruvilla, Cornell University
Presenters: Ding Fei, Cornell UniversityOverseas Work, Citizenship, and Conditional Justice: A Labor-Centric Perspective towards Chinese Investment in Africa
Adam (Chuling) Huang, Cornell UniversitySino-Africa Encounter in Agriculture: A Case Study of the Labor Regime of a Chinese Farm in Zambia
Omar Manky, Universidad del Pacifico (Lima-Peru)DiDi Chuxing in Latin America: How a Chinese Platform Shapes Labor Dynamics in Peru and Beyond
Discussant: Aaron Halegua, NYU School of Law
 
Chair: Robert L Chiaravalli, Strategic Labor & Human Resources, LLC
Panelists: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Rutgers University
Deanna W. Dudley, El Camino Health
Francis Goeddeke Jr., Wayne State University
 
Chair: Beryl ter Haar, University of Warsaw, Poland
Presenters: Alexander De Becker, University of Ghent and Valentina Franca, University of Ljubljana, SloveniaThe Fundamental Right to Collectively Bargain: Does the State Remain the Exception to the Rule?
Panelists: Edoardo Ales, Parthenope University of Naples
Alexander De Becker, University of Ghent
Evert Verhulp, University of Amsterdam
Discussant: Attila Kun, Károli Gáspár Univ. of the Reformed Church in Hungary; Hungarian National Univ. of Public Service
 
Chair: Renée Mayne, Labor-ADR
Panelists: Renée Mayne, Labor-ADR
 
Chair: Arthur Pearlstein, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Jessica Caggiano, Willig, Williams, & Davidson, Philadelphia, PA (Union Side)
Todd A. Lyon, Fisher & Phillips LLP, San Francisco (Employer Side)
Michael Loconto, Loconto ADR
David Gaba, Compass Legal Group PLLC
Jahan Marcu, Marcu Enterprises
 
Chair: Ann S. Lesser, Esq., American Arbitration Association
Panelists: Aaron Schmidt and Heather Santo, American Arbitration Association
Hon. Carol Heckman, Lippes Mathias LLP
Alfred Feliu, Feliu Neutral Services, LLC
 
Chair: Arrow Minster, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Co-Chairs: Greg J. Bamber, Monash University (Melbourne) and Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9:45 ‑ 11 am
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University (ret.) and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
9:45 ‑ 11 am
Chair: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Brandeis University
11:15 am ‑ 12 pm
Chair: Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University
Featured Speakers: Mia Ronnmar, Faculty of Law, Lund University
Susan Hayter, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director-General, ILO
Rae Cooper, University of Sydney
Jane Parker, European Trade Union Institute
Discussant: Mark Anner, Pennsylvania State University
  
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Betelhem Michael, Alliance of Health Care Unions
Panelists: David Huang, United Nurses Association of California/Union of Health Care Professionals
Michelle Linares, Kaiser Permanente
 
9.1  Algorithmic Management: Regulating the New Workplace (Symposium)—Sutton North
Chair: Janice Bellace, University of Pennsylvania
Presenters: Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Adrienne E. Eaton and Todd Vachon, Rutgers UniversityHow Employers Utilize Algorithmic Recruitment Practices and Their Impact on Workers
Sonia Bastigkeit Ericstam, Stockholm University, and Legal Bureau of the Swedish Trade Union ConfederationAlgorithmic Management – Safeguarding Workers' Rights in Automated Decision-making
Lisa Rodgers, University of Leicester (UK)AI and the 'Human in Command' Approach to Labour Law Regulation
Aisha Adam, University of Stellenbosch, South AfricaUnveiling the Digital Frontier: Navigating Legal Landscapes of Worker Activism in South Africa's Tech Revolution
Discussant: Valerio De Stefano, York UniversityAlgorithmic management and collective bargaining
 
Chair: Paul F. Clark, LERA President
Presenters: Dale Belman, Michigan State University and Mark Erlich, Harvard UniversityThe State of Organizing and Collective Bargaining in Construction
Ariel C. Avgar, Cornell University; Adrienne E. Eaton and Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers UniversityThe State of Organizing and Collective Bargaining in Healthcare
David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles and Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignThe State of Organizing and Collective Bargaining in the Information Technology Industry
Discussant: John T. Delaney, St. Vincent College
 
9.2  Organizational Ownership and Employee Well-Being (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Jake Rosenfeld, Washington University in St. Louis
Presenters: John W. Budd, University of Minnesota and Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignOrganizational Ownership and Trade-Offs Between Pay and Subjective Employee Well-Being: A Comparative Analysis
Victoria Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Dylan Nelson, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignPrivate Equity Ownership and Worker Experiences of Organizational Culture
Dionne Pohler, University of SaskatchewanWorker Outcomes Under Different Co-operative Ownership and Governance Models
 
Chair: Wilma B. Liebman, Former Chair NLRB
Panelists: Erica Smiley, Jobs With Justice
Richard Bensinger, former AFL-CIO organizing director and consultant to Starbucks Workers United
Roy Bahat, Bloomberg Beta
Discussant: Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Chair: Deepa Kylasam Iyer, Cornell University
Presenters: John Kallas, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignExamining Strikes, Social Identity, and Outcomes on the Starbucks Union Campaign
Dongwoo Park, Cornell UniversitySolidarity-based Upgrading: A Comparative Case Study of Suppliers in Korean Auto Industry
Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Lorenzo Frangi, University of Québec at MontréalThe Development of Collective Labor Conflicts in the Past Three Decades in the US
Joseph van der Naald, City University of New YorkUnion Strategies, Politics, Collective Bargaining Rights, and the Rise of US Public-Sector Trade Unionism: Ohio and Michigan Compared
 
Chair: Thomas A. Lenz, Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
Panelists: Joseph L. Paller, Gilbert & Sackman, a Law Corporation
Christopher David Ruiz Cameron, Southwestern Law School
Teresa Poor, National Labor Relations Board Regional Director, Region 29
 
Chair: Valeria Pulignano, Catholic University Leuven
Presenters: Kendra Briken and Ian Cunningham, University of Strathclyde and Alina Baluch, St. Andrews UniversitySimple Devices for Complex Work? The Introduction of Everyday Technologies and their Impact on Employment Relations in Social Care Settings in the U.K.
Adam Seth Litwin, Deepa Kylasam Iyer and Ayaj Rana, Cornell UniversityOpportunities for Augmentative AI in American Health Care
Wil Hunt, University of Sussex; Steve Rolf and Rachel Verdin, Sussex UniversityFinance, Pick, Ride, Repeat: Business Models and Working Conditions in European Quick-commerce Platforms
Françoise Carré, University of Massachusetts-Boston and Chris Tilly, University of California, Los AngelesTechnology, Power, and the Changing Nature of U.S. Retail Jobs: Theories vs. Realities
Virginia Doellgast and Jeonghun Kim, Cornell University and Sean O'Brady, McMaster UniversityArtificial Intelligence and Job Quality in Contact Centers
Discussant: Rosemary Batt, Cornell University
 
Chair: David Thaler, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Cindy Foca and Jonavon Rustin and Nomarashiya Caluza, South African Education Labour Relations Council
Charles Heckscher and Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University
Discussant: Vanessa Bullock, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
 
Discussants: Bela Galgoczi Sara Lafuente, European Trade Union Institute
Chair: Aline Hoffmann, European Trade Union Institute
Discussants: Torsten Mueller Jane Parker Kurt Vandaele Wouter Zwysen, European Trade Union Institute
 
Chair: E. Patrick McDermott, U.S. Air Force Academy
Panelists: Arthur Pearlstein, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Jennifer Ortiz Prather, U.S. EEOC Houston District Office
Robert Bergman, NextLevel Mediation
Michael Loconto, Loconto ADR
Stephen Ichniowski, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Discussant: James Rosenberg, Abato, Rubenstein, and Abato, P.A.
 
Chair: Julie A Emery, Serendipity Strategies
Panelists: Amy Smoucha, Listening Tree Consulting
Christy Yoshitomi, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Natalia Espina, Land Stewardship Project
 
Chair: Amit Kramer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Panelists: Carla Katz and Anne-Michelle Marsden and Peter Rokkos, Rutgers University
 
9.7  Impact of Automation and AI in the Workplace V (Symposium)—Gibson 
Chair: Chenhui Shao, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Presenters: Yingying Zhang, City University of Hong KongArtificial Intelligence Capability and Corporate Innovation Performance: The Moderating Role of Employee Autonomy
Geraint Harvey, Western University and Peter Turnbull, University of BristolContrail Contradiction--Technology and Contradictions in the Contemporary Commercial Aviation Industry: Accommodations for Workers with Disabilities and New Technologies
Yuliya Vanzhulova Tavares, Queen Mary University of LondonAlgorithmic Work: Are Gig and Cloud Workers Experiencing Quality Jobs?
Virgel C. Binghay and Jose Maria G. Binghay, University of the Philippines DilimanThe Health and Safety Terrain of Delivery Riders in the Philippines
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pm
Chair: Janet Gillman, Oregon Employment Relations Board
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pm
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University (ret.) and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
Panelists: Lucille Alfano, Mediator Services, LLC
Philip A. LaPorte, Georgia State University (ret.)
1:30 ‑ 2:45 pm
Chair: Marc Weinstein, Florida International University
  
3 ‑ 4:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Brandeis University
Panelists: Rev. Louis Butcher, Founding pastor, Bright Side Baptist Church (retired)
Deborah Davis, Founding DEI Director, Hershey Medical (retired)
Leroy Hopkins, Professor of German, Millersville University (emeritus)
Betty Hurdle, Speech Specialist and Chair, Community First Loan Fund (retired)
Gerald Wilson, Police Lieutenant (retired)
Discussants: Lisa M. Lynch, Brandeis University
Yaminette Diaz-Linhart, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
10.1  AI, New Technologies and the Futures of Labour and Work (Symposium)—Sutton North
Chair: Greg J. Bamber, Monash University (Melbourne)
Presenters: Christine Riordan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University; Yeaseul Hur and Patricia Michel Tabarani, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignBrokerage from the Bottom Up: Union Leaders as Algorithmic Brokers in Hotel Housekeeping Work
Esme Terry, Leeds University Business School, Leeds University, UK and Mark Stuart, University of LeedsShaping Digital Transformation at Work: Employee Involvement and the Introduction of Automation Technologies in Finance Companies
Jarrod Haar and David Brougham, Massey University, New Zealand; Azka Ghafoor, University of Otago, New Zealand; and Candice Harris, Auckland University of TechnologyThe Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: Employee Use of AI at Work
Discussant: Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Co-Chairs: Nadja Doerflinger, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Germany and Barbara Bechter, Durham University
Presenters: Bengt Larsson, Linnaeus University, SwedenInstitutional Structures of OSH Interventions in Europe: Decoupling in Multilevel Industrial Relations Systems
Jonas Wehrmann, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health GermanyThe Customer as Source of Risk? An Analysis of Occupational Hazards in Frontline Service Work in Germany in Times of Covid-19
Discussant: Ben Richards, UNI Global Union
 
Chair: Arrow Minster, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Panelists: Janet Wilder, SHARE/AFSCME
Mike Pacinda, UMass Memorial Health
Shannon Cazinha, Kaiser Permanente
Katie Ekstrom, Alliance of Health Care Unions
Discussant: Will Erickson, SHARE/AFSCME and UMass Memorial Health
 
Chair: Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University
Panelists: Brian Brotschul, Somerset Hills School District
Vincent Caputo, Metuchen Public Schools
Zelda Spence Wallace, Montgomery Township School Board
James Dolan, Montgomery Township Education Association
Cory Delgado, Montgomery Township School District
Discussants: Vincent DeLucia, New Jersey School Boards Association
Charles Heckscher, Rutgers University
 
Panelist: Cesar Lara, California Labor Federation
Chair: Liz Weiss, Working for America Institute
Presenters: Cesar Lara, California Labor Federation; Jennie Mollica, High Road Alliance; and Liz Weiss, Working for America InstituteGrowing California's Electric Bus Manufacturing Workforce: How an Employer and a Union Built a High Road Training Pathway
Panelists: Liz Weiss, Working for America Institute
James White, Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers union (SMART)
Frank Girardot, Build Your Dream (BYD)
Will Scott, Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers (SMART)
 
Chair: Basel Saleh, U.S. Department of Labor
Panelists: Molly McCoy and Chris Kazlauskas, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor
Darnice C. Marsh, U.S. Department of Labor
Discussant: Laine Romero-Alston, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor
 
Chair: Dalton Tria Cusciano, Fundacentro
Presenters: Elena Sychenko, Saint Petersburg University; Wharton Business School; UniPen.Discrimination in labour relations in Russia
Sergio Covarrubias Díaz, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility in Gluon Knowledge MexicoDiscrimination in labour relations in Mexico
Dalton Tria Cusciano, Fundacentro and Mauro Maia Laruccia, Fundacentro and PUC/SPDiscrimination in labour relations in Brazil
 
Chair: Janice Fine, Rutgers University
Panelists: Margaret Gray, Adelphi University
Diana Saguilan, United Farm Workers (RWDSU/UFCW)
Tommaso Pio Danese, University of Trento, Italy
 
Chair: Anna Mori, University of Milan
Presenters: Pavol Bors, CELSI - Central European Labour Studies Institute; Barbora Holubova, CELSI - Central EuropeanLabour Studies Institute; and Marta Kahancova, Celsi and Comenius UniversityCentral-Eastern Europe: Following the "Low Road" of Development in the Care Sector in Hungary and Slovakia?
Nana Wesley Hansen and Mikkel Mailand, FAOS - Employment Relations Research Centre and Frank Tros, University of AmsterdamThe Twofold Path of the Universalistic Model: Denmark and the Netherlands in Comparison
Karin Gottschall and Ruth Abramowski, University of BremenInvesting in Care Services as a Challenge for Interest Representation: The Case of Long-term Care and Childcare Expansion in Germany
Oscar Molina, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Anna Mori, University of Milan; Alejandro Godino Pons, Autonomous University of Barcelona; and Joan Rodriguez-Soler, Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain)Is the Mediterranean Model Still Going the Same Direction? Italy and Spain in Comparison
Discussant: Manuela Galetto, University of Warwick
 
Chair: Premilla D'Cruz, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)
Panelists: Michael Gillan, The University of Western Australia
Chris Rhomberg, Fordham University
Adam Mrozowicki, University of Wroclaw, Poland and Fulbright Visiting fellow at the ILR School, Cornell University
Ernesto Noronha, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)
Cirila Quintero Ramírez, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
 
Chair: Adam Seth Litwin, Cornell University
Presenters: Michael David Maffie and Tashlin Lakhani, Cornell UniversityCommitted Contract Workers: Examining the Effects of High Commitment Human Resource Practices in the Gig Economy
Deepa Kylasam Iyer, Cornell UniversityHard Choices: Navigating Risk in Freelance Media Work
Jelena Starcevic, McMaster University, School of Labour StudiesReworking practices among food delivery workers in Serbia and Croatia
Laura Lam, University of TorontoTechnological Change in Care: Understanding Organizational Adaptation and Workers' Experiences
Discussant: Hatim A. Rahman, Northwestern University
 
Chair: Paula Voos, Rutgers University
Presenters: Steven E. Abraham, State University of New York at Oswego and Paula Voos, Rutgers UniversityOpinions of Employment Relations Professionals regarding Online Masters Programs
Panelists: Ingrid Fulmer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Paul F. Clark, LERA President
Hadi El Farr, Rutgers University
 
Chair: Susan Hayter, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director-General, ILO
Panelists: Richard Samans, Director, ILO Research Department and Secretary, ILERA
Anil Verma, University of Toronto
4:30 ‑ 6 pm
Chair: Dennis L. Dabney, LERA President
4:30 ‑ 6 pm
ILERA Council Meeting (by invitation)—Boardroom, 4th Floor
Chair: Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University

Saturday

Conference Activities  •  6/29/2024
  
8:30 ‑ 9:45 amConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: John T. Delaney, St. Vincent College
Presenters: Clifford B. Donn and Brenda J. Kirby, Le Moyne CollegeThe State of Organizing and Collective Bargaining in K-12 Education
Paul F. Clark, LERA PresidentThe State of Organizing and Collective Bargaining in Law Enforcement
Howard Stanger, Canisius UniversityThe State of Organizing and Collective Bargaining in the Newspaper Industry
Michael Belzer, Wayne State UniversityThe State of Organizing and Collective Bargaining in Trucking
 
Chair: Sara Caria, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Presenters: Guendalina Anzolin, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge (UK); Chiara Benassi, Kings College, London, UK; and Armanda Cetrulo, Sant' Anna Advanced School, Pisa (Italy)The Role of Industrial Relations for Firm-level Innovation: A Comparative Analysis of Establishment Data in Germany and Italy
Lisa Dorigatti, University of Milan and Matteo Rinaldini, University of Modena and Reggio EmiliaThe collective regulation of remote work: a sectoral analysis
Sara Caria and Matteo Rinaldini, University of Modena and Reggio EmiliaVariegated Digitalisation? An Empirical Study on Digital Trajectories in Two German Owned Manufactures in Northern Italy
Ines Wagner, University of Oslo and Harvard UniversityRobots and Gendered Work Tasks: Evidence from the Shopfloor in Norway
Discussants: Karen Jaehrling, IAQ - University of Duisburg Essen (Germany)
Matteo Rinaldini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
 
Chair: Mina Addo, MDRC
Presenters: Luisa Nazareno, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityPreference for Flexibility of Workers in Online Platforms
Rachel M.B. Atkins, St. John's University; Quentin Brummet and Katie Johnson, NORC at the University of ChicagoRacial and Ethnic Differences in Gig Platform Work in the U.S.
Ofronama Biu, Urban instituteBlack Women and Precarious Work
 
11.2  LERA Competitive Papers: Exploring the Future of Work (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Duarte Abrunhosa e Sousa, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Justice - University of Porto
Presenters: Farnaz Ghaedipour and Arvind Karunakaran, Stanford University"Be Authentic and Always Keep Hustling": Navigating the Tensions between Authenticity and Entrepreneurialism in Platform-Based Work
Dasom Jang, Michigan State UniversityOrganizational Control for Work-from-Home Employees: the Role of Electronic Performance Monitoring
Laura Lam, University of TorontoNot all Platform Work is Equal: Migrants' Experience of Between "Relational" and "Non-relational" Platform Work
Discussant: Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University
 
Chair: Suchitra Akmanchi, Chief Evaluation Office, U.S. Department of Labor
Panelists: Megan E. Lizik, Chief Evaluation Office, U.S. Department of Labor
Carolyn Corea, American Institutes for Research
Andrew Clarkwest, Abt Global
 
Chair: Sarah Ashwin, London School of Economics
Presenters: Mark Anner, Pennsylvania State UniversityInteracting Labor and Public Governance Mechanisms in Global Production: Binding Agreements, Labor Reforms, and FTA Labor Chapters in Mexico and Honduras
Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political Sciences and Sarosh C. Kuruvilla, Cornell UniversityRatcheting up Compliance: Public Disclosure of Audit results of Supplier Factories
Elizabeth A. Bennett, Lewis & Clark College and Harvard Kennedy SchoolYou Want Me to "Calculate the Wage Gap"? Organic Textile Suppliers Respond to New Living Wage Reporting Requirements
Discussant: Chikako Oka, University of Paris-East Créteil
 
Chair: Jane Parker, European Trade Union Institute
Panelist: Jim Arrowsmith, Massey University
Discussant: Alex Veen, University of Sydney
 
Chair: Thorsten Schulten, Institute of Economic and Social Research, Düsseldorf/Germany
Panelists: John Lütten and Marwaa Zazai, University of Hamburg, Germany
Serife Erol, Institute of Economic and Social Research, Düsseldorf/Germany
Marie Huntley Andersen, Roskilde University, Denmark
Sarah Berger Richardson, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, Canada
 
11.45  Perspectives On High Performance Work Systems (Symposium)—Murray Hill East
Chair: Omar Manky, Universidad del Pacifico (Lima-Peru)
Presenters: Jarrod Haar and David Brougham, Massey University, New ZealandIndigenous Perspectives of High-Performance Work Systems in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A Multi-Sample Study
Kritkorn Nawakitphaitoon, National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand; Wei Huang, Renmin University of China; and Wei Wei, University of LeicesterTwo Faces of High-performance Work Systems (HPWS) and Delivering Mutual Gains: A Moderated Mediation Model of Employee Perception of HPWS, Trust in Senior Managers and Employee Voice Efficacy
Benjamin Hopkins, University of Birmingham and Kristine Olson, Utah TechEmployer Accommodation Provision and Worker Control in the Agricultural Sector
Evren Dincer Abdullah, Gul UniversityThe Future of Agricultural Work in Turkey: The Case of Organic Farming
 
Chair: Ceri Hughes, University of Manchester
Panelists: Jenny Rodriguez and Anne McBride, University of Manchester
Maria Hudson, University of Essex
 
Chair: Jane Parker, European Trade Union Institute
Presenters: Nobuyuki Yamada, Komazawa UniversitySeeking "Reciprocity" in Capitalism: Reconsidering the Historical Development of Industrial Relations in Japan
Valeria Pulignano, Catholic University Leuven; Jane Parker, European Trade Union Institute; Bernd Brandl, University of Durham, UK; Patrice Jalette, University of Montreal; and Kerem Ceylan, Bogazici UniversityConstructing a Typology of Industrial Relations Systems: Towards a Non-Euro-centric Model?
Bernd Brandl, Durham University Business SchoolDisciplinary Varieties in Industrial Relations and Labour Research: An Analysis of Disciplinary Knowledge Exchange and Trends in Knowledge Creation
 
11.6  Generations at Work (Symposium)—Madison 
Chair: Joan-Miguel Verd, Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain)
Presenters: Seonghoon Hong and Adrienne E. Eaton, Rutgers UniversityNavigating Longer Working Lives: Unraveling the Role of Union Membership in the Aging Workforce
Faizan Imtiaz, Towson University; Thomas Vaughan-Johnston, Cardiff University; and Sang Won Byun, Towson UniversityMotivation and Age Revisited: How Seniors and Millennials Vary in the Occupational Motives and Work Outcomes
Jenny Julen Votinius and Mia Ronnmar, Faculty of Law, Lund UniversityOlder Workers, Dismissals, and Active Ageing: Comparative Perspectives on the Dynamic between Employment Protection, Non-Discrimination, and Collective Bargaining
Discussant: Russell D. Lansbury, University of Sydney
 
11.65  Change is Difficult: Just Transition (Symposium)—Clinton 
Chair: Nadja Doerflinger, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Germany
Presenters: Virginia Parks and Ian Ross Baran, University of California IrvineSkills Lost in Transition: How Fossil Fuel Workers Experience Losses to Internal Labor Market Gains and How Green Transition Policy Can Respond
Sotiria Theodoropoulou and Mehtap Akgüç, European Trade Union Institute and Sebastiano Sabato, European Social ObservatoryUnbalanced Just Transition? The E.U. Recovery and Resilience Facility and the Evolution of Eco-social Policies in Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain
Panelist: Norman Rogers, 2nd Vice President, USW Local 675
8:30 ‑ 9:45 am
Co-Chairs: Antone Aboud, Pennsylvania State University and John W. Budd, University of Minnesota
8:30 ‑ 11:15 am
LERA 26th Annual PhD Consortium—Rendezvous Trianon
Co-Chairs: Yichen Liu, University of Toronto; Tommaso Pio Danese, University of Trento, Italy; and Carla Lima Aranzaes, Michigan State University
Featured Speakers: Jonathan Booth, London School of Economics and Political Science
Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers University
Panelists: Greg Distelhorst, University of Toronto
Dionne Pohler, University of Saskatchewan
Janice Fine, Rutgers University
Ken Jacobs, University of California, Berkeley
  
10 ‑ 11:15 amConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: David Weil, Brandeis University
Panelists: Seema Nanda, U.S. Department of Labor
Jessica Looman, Wage and Hour Administrator, U.S. Department of Labor
Sally Dworak-Fisher, National Employment Law Project
Rosa DeLauro, Congresswoman, 3rd District, Connecticut
 
12.1  Health and Safety I (Symposium)—Sutton North
Chair: Elena Falcettoni, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Presenters: Lisa Blomgren Amsler, Indiana UniversityIntrastate Preemption's Impact on Social Determinants of Health: Wages, Housing, and Health Care
Alison Braley-Rattai and Larry Savage, Brock UniversityAcademic Staff Association Responses to Vaccine Mandates in the Canadian University Sector
Jacqueline Meredith, Swinburne Law School (Melbourne)Pulling the Plug on Unsafe Work: Examining the Right to Disconnect through the Lens of Work Health and Safety Law
Barbara Bechter, Durham University; Manuela Galetto, University of Warwick; Ramune Guobaite, ILAW LEXTAL Lithuania; Bengt Larrson, Linnaeus University Sweden; and Sabrina Weber, Pforzheim University GermanyChoices at Work. Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Provisions in Collective Bargaining - Complements or Substitutes
 
Chair: Janice Bellace, University of Pennsylvania
Presenters: Nicolas Bueno, UniDistance Suisse; Alexander De Becker, University of Ghent; and Beryl ter Haar, University of Warsaw, PolandLabour Law Utopias: Post-Growth and Post-Productive Work Approaches
Panelists: Nikita Lyutov, Kazguu University
Judy Fudge, McMaster University
Elena Gerasimova, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia, New Delhi, India
Tequila Brooks, Attorney and Comparative Labor Scholar, Washington, DC
 
12.2  Union Power, Satisfaction, and Composition (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Angela B. Cornell, Cornell University
Presenters: David Jacobs, American UniversityLabor Intellectuals
Carsten Strøby Jensen, University of CopenhagenWho Are the Members of the European Trade Unions? A Study of Changing Membership Composition in Europe from 2005-2023
DC De La Haye, Doctoral Student, Florida State University; Andrew Keyes, Fresno State University; Pauline de Becdelià¨vre, ENS Paris-Saclay (IDHES); Lorenzo Frangi, University of Québec at Montréal; and Jack Fiorito, Florida State UniversityUnion Satisfaction in Three Countries
Gregory Lyon, Georgetown University and Daniel Schneider, Harvard UniversityWorking Conditions, Personal Experience, and Partisan Labor Policy Preferences
 
Chair: Bridget Kenny, University of the Witwatersrand
Presenters: Joao Paulo Candia Veiga, University of Sao Paulo and Katiuscia Galhera, Dourados Federal UniversityConflict and Contestation Surrounding Amazon Warehouse Work in Latin America: Evidence from Greater São Paulo and Greater Mexico City
Nikko Bilitza, Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher, University of Vienna and Scott B. Martin, Columbia UniversityLabor-Community-Environmental Alliances around Amazon E-Commerce Distribution Facilities: The Cases of Red Hook, Brooklyn and the Proposed Newark, NJ Airport Hub
Jeff Hermanson, International Union Education LeagueOrganizing Amazon's Warehouse Workers: New Opportunities under Mexico's Revised Labor Law and the USMCA
Discussant: Adam Mrozowicki, University of Wroclaw, Poland and Fulbright Visiting fellow at the ILR School, Cornell University
 
Chair: Pauline Jerrentrup, London School of Economics
Panelists: JJ Rosenbaum, Global Labor Justice, International Labor Rights Forum
Shawna Bader-Blau, Solidarity Center
Thivya Rakini, Tamil Nadu Textile and Common Labour Union
Meghna Sarma, PVH (Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein)
Richard Fincher, Workplace Resolutions LLC
Discussant: Sarah Ashwin, London School of Economics
 
Chair: Teresa Kroeger, WorkRise @ The Urban Institute
Presenters: Oluwasekemi Odumosu, The Urban InstituteBeyond Bars: The Persistent Economic Consequences of Hyper-incarceration on Communities of Color
Justin Heck, Opportunity@WorkThe Geography of Racial and Ethnic Occupational Segregation Among Workers with and without Four Year Degrees
LiJia Gong, Local Progress and Terri Gerstein, NYU Wagner Labor InitiativeThe Role of Local Government in Protecting Workers’ Rights: A Comprehensive Overview of the Ways that Cities, Counties, and Other Localities are Taking Action on Behalf of Working People
 
Chair: David Dunlop Williamson, Auckland University of Technology
Presenters: David Brannon, Hotel School The HagueApplying Common Pool Resource Governance to Hospitality Work
Richard Robinson, University of QueenslandThe Trouble with Hospitality Employment
David Dunlop Williamson and Candice Harris, Auckland University of TechnologyIn-hospitable Work: Evidence from the Front-line in New Zealand
Discussant: Christine Riordan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
 
Chair: Yanhua Bird, Boston University
Presenters: Kelly I. Pike, York University; Beth English, Indiana University; and Tinu Mathew, York UniversityRole of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training in Driving Behaviour Change in Garment Sector Factories: A Comparative Study of Nicaragua and Indonesia
Tinu Mathew, York UniversityCan Virtual Reality Drive Behaviour Change in Global Supply Chains? An Explanatory Study of the Effectiveness of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Sazid Ahmad, London School of EconomicsVerbal Abuse of Workers at Global Supply Chains: Monitoring and Purchasing Practices at Cross Purposes?
Jeffrey S. Wheeler, LRQATracing Violations in Global Supply Chains: The Global Trace Protocol Project
Discussant: Arianna Rossi, Action Program on Decent Work Outcomes in Supply Chains, ILO
 
12.5  Emerging Trends in the Workplace (Symposium)—Nassau East
Chair: Edward Martin Davidson, Davidson Arbitration
Presenters: Yonjin Suh, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignWhat did Unions do for Working Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Unions Role in Reducing Parenting Stress
Itaru Nishimura, Chuo University Faculty of Commerce and Hideki Shimizu-Tanaka, Doshisha University Faculty of Policy StudiesEmployee Voice and the Digitalization of Workplace: Positive or Negative for the Company and its Employees?
Roberto Pedersini, University of MilanRepresenting Creative Workers: Services, Voice, Collective Bargaining
Duncan Adam, Manchester Metropolitan University; Deborah Dean and Manuela Galetto, University of Warwick; and Melanie Simms, University of GlasgowPluralism Deniers and Aspirational Unitarism: Collective Conflict Resolution in a Hostile Environment
 
12.55  Examining Precarious Work Four-Ways (Symposium)—Nassau West
Chair: Christian Ibsen, University of Copenhagen
Presenters: Bjarke Refslund, Aalborg UniversityLabour Migrants in a Dualised Labour Market and Industrial Relations: Evidence from Three European Countries
Hiroaki Watanabe, Ritsumeikan UniversityUnion Response to Precarious Working Conditions: The Case of Japan
Jiachun Liu, Renmin University of China; Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University; and Weiguo Yang, Renmin University of ChinaTrapped in Precarity? Longitudinal Effects of Informal Employment in China
Merle Erikson, University of TartuRight to Strike of Self-Employed
 
12.6  Challenges for Young Workers (Symposium)—Madison 
Chair: Peter Berg, Michigan State University
Presenters: Leslie Panyanouvong, University of California, IrvineReproducing and Contesting Workplace Inequality: Identity, Commitment, and Voice in the New Service Economy
Joan-Miguel Verd, Alejandro Godino, Joan Rodriguez-Soler and Alejandro Gonzalez-Heras, Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain)Is the Restriction by Law of Short-term Contracts Enough to Reduce Employment Instability? Precariousness Among Young Workers Before and After Spain's 2021 Labour Market Reform Act
Chun Wang, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics; Pengxin Xie and Hongyu Chen, School of Public Administration, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, PR China.Age Discrimination's Influence on Wages: An Empirical Study Exploring the '35-Year-Old Phenomenon'
Kurt Vandaele, European Trade Union InstituteWhy Are Young Workers (Not) Joining Trade Unions? Exploring Survey Evidence Across 14 European Countries
 
12.65  Going Green: Unions Respond (Symposium)—Clinton 
Chair: Lara Skinner, Climate Jobs Institute at Cornell University
Presenters: Rolf K. Andersen, Johanne Stenseth Huseby and Anne Mette Ødegård, Fafo, Institute for Labour and Social ResearchSustainable Regulations In Local Collective Agreements: Experiences from Norway
Bela Galgoczi, Kalina Arabadjieva and Fabris Bianca Luna, European Trade Union InstituteThe Role of Collective Bargaining in the Green Transformation
Elin Moen Dahl, Work Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan UniversityThe Role of Trade Union Representatives in the Green Transition in Norway
Mehtap Akgüç, European Trade Union InstituteWorking Less Hours to Pollute Less? A Cross-country Analysis of Environmental Impacts of Working Hours
10 ‑ 11:15 am
Co-Chairs: Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State University; Bradley R. Weinberg, Queen's University; and Robert L Chiaravalli, Strategic Labor & Human Resources, LLC
11:30 ‑ 1:30 pm
LERA/ILERA Presidential Luncheon—Trianon Jr. Ballroom
Chair: Jim Pruitt, Program Committee Co-Chair and Kaiser Permanente
Featured Speakers: Dennis L. Dabney, LERA President
Harry C. Katz, Program Committee Co-Chair and Cornell University
  
1:45 ‑ 3 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
13.05  Working Conditions of Gig Platform Drivers (Symposium)—Beekman
Chair: Michael Reich, University of California, Berkeley
Presenters: Ken Jacobs, Michael Reich, Tynan Challenor and Aida Farmand, University of California, BerkeleyPassenger and Delivery Gig Driver Earnings in Five Metro Areas
Maria Figueroa, SUNY Empire, School of Labor StudiesSearching for Worker Power in the Platform Economy: The Case of Food-delivery Workers in New York City
James A. Parrott, The New School; Michael Reich, University of California, Berkeley; and Xingxing Yang, University of South FloridaThe Economic Situation of TNC Drivers in Minnesota
Discussants: Terri Gerstein, NYU Wagner Labor Initiative
David Weil, Brandeis University
 
Chair: Alina Malkova, Florida Institute of Technology
Presenters: Eunice Han, University of UtahWhat Did Unions Do for Teachers During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Justin Vinton, Rutgers UniversityLabor-Management Partnership Quality in US Public Education: Examining Multilevel Implementation and Teacher Voice about Work and COVID-19
Or Shay, Cornell UniversityCollective Bargaining Agreements after Covid-19: New Data from New York State Public School Districts
 
Chair: Robert Bruno, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Panelists: Alison Dickson, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Lonnie Golden, Penn State Abington
Hyeri Choi and Wenchen Wang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Discussants: Lisa Jordan, United Steelworkers
Aaron Sojourner, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
 
13.2  The Causes and Consequences of Workplace Innovation (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Johanna Macneil, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Presenters: Mark Bray, University of Newcastle, AustraliaWhy is Union-Management Cooperation so Difficult in Anglo-American Workplaces?
Di Tong, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyIn Search of the High Road: Do Low-Wage Employers Shift Management Practices in Response to Minimum Wage Increases?
Jana Stefan, University of Milan, Anglia Ruskin University; Arianna Marcolin, University of Milan; Marco Guerci, University of Milan, Italy; Maria Laura Toraldo and Edoardo Della Torre, University of MilanRelative 'Artisan' Satisfaction through Small Gains? The Case of Blue-collar Workers in a Craft Firm
 
Chair: Margie Brogan, National Academy of Arbitrators
Panelists: Hilary Mofsowitz, NAA International Studies Group
Katy Khuduga, Arbitrator/Mediator, South Africa
Discussant: Chris Albertyn, National Academy of Arbitrators
 
Chair: Qian Zhang, University of Ottawa
Presenters: Weiguo Yang and Lei Zhao, Renmin University of ChinaEvolution of Digital Platforms and How They Organize Gig Workers: Evidence from China's Ride-hailing Industry
Hao Zhang, Renmin University of China and Can Ouyang, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityCan Time Commitment Enhance Gig Workers' Performance? Evidence from China's Platform-based Food-delivery Workers
Omar Manky, Universidad del Pacifico (Lima-Peru)Barriers and Opportunities for Platform Worker Mobilization: Insights from Lima, Peru
Qi Wang, South China University of Technology and Yujin Wang, Renmin University of ChinaWhat Do Unions Do? The Role of the Chinese Local Unions in Addressing Labor Disputes in the Platform Economy
Discussants: Mengjie Lyu, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers University
 
Chair: Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political Sciences
Presenters: Sarah Ashwin, London School of Economics; Nora Lohmeyer, Radboud University; and Elke Schüßler, Leuphana University of LueneburgEnforceable Brand Agreements and Due Diligence Legislation: Complements or Substitutes in the Labor Governance of Global Supply Chains?
Chikako Oka and Rémi Bourguignon, University of Paris-East Créteil and Léna Masson, University of LilleMandatory Due Diligence Legislation and Social Dialogue: Friend or Foe?
Alessandro Guasti and Matthew Amengual, University of Oxford and Damian Raess, Catholic University of LilleUnder (Indirect) Pressure: Cascading Substantive Change to Non-Targeted Firms
Greg Distelhorst and Yichen Liu, University of Toronto and Chana Rosenthal, New York UniversityLead Firms' Purchasing Practices and Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains: Micro-level Evidence
Discussant: Yanhua Bird, Boston University
 
13.4  Innovation and Change in China (Symposium)—Murray Hill West
Chair: Duanyi Yang, Cornell University
Presenters: Elaine Hui, Penn StateChinese Multinational Corporations in the US: Managerial Control and Labor Resistance
Kritkorn Nawakitphaitoon, National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand and Wei Huang, Renmin University of ChinaChina's Economic Boom and the Enigma of Declining Workforce Engagement: Exploring the Influence of Supportive Work Environment and Wellness on Employee Engagement
Wei Huang, Renmin University of China and Senhu Wang, National University of SingaporeChina's Labour Relations Governance at the Crossroads: An Analysis of Institutional Experimentation in China
Wei Wei, Beijing wuzi UniversityCan Unions Promote Innovation? The Evidence from China's High-tech Industry
 
13.45  Emerging Trends in Union Voting Practices (Symposium)—Murray Hill East 
Chair: Maite Tapia, Michigan State University
Presenters: Sondra Menzies, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignEmerging Trends in Union Election Outcomes and Bargaining Unit Characteristics Across Employer Types
Patrick P. McHugh, The George Washington University; Matthew Hinkel, Alma College; and Mark Hyman, University of MarylandUnion Voting Behavior of Scholarship Football Players at Northwestern: Insights from Union Supporters and Opponents
Nana Wesley Hansen, FAOS - Employment Relations Research Centre and Mark Friis Hau, FAOS, University of CopenhagenUnions as Digital Trailblazers: Digitalizing and Revitalizing Union Voting Practices
 
13.5  Caring for the Caregivers (Symposium)—Nassau East
Chair: Kathy Hall, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Presenters: Guelten Gizem Fesli, University of Bayreuth, GermanyTrade Union Organizing Strategies of Transnational Care Workers in Germany and the U.S.
Gerhard Bosch, University of Duisburg-Essen and Michaela Evans, Gelsenkirchen UniversityRevaluation of Essential Work: The Example of Elderly Care in Germany
Costanza Galanti, Cornell University/University of Padova"That Law Was Created so that Workers Wouldn't Be Slaves": Healthcare Mobilisations in Italy and Romania and the Missed Politicization of EU Commodifying Interventions
 
13.55  Working in the Platform Economy (Symposium)—Nassau West
Chair: Amir Jafar, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Presenters: June Namgoong, Korea Labor InstituteHow Far to the Promised Land: A Review of Regulatory (R)evolution for Gig Workers in South Korea
Jeonghun Kim, Cornell UniversityThe Role of Ideas in Empowering Gig Workers: A Comparison of Two Unions in the Korean Food Delivery Sector
Aiman Zhussupova and Yerbol Ismailov, Eurasian Center for People Management and Aigerim Yerken, Eurasian Center for People Management, Vienna UniversityChallenges in Enforcing Labor Rights for Platform Economy Workers in Kazakhstan (Central Asia)
Min Li, Yinbin Zhong, Nan Sun and Zhenhui Bai, South China University of TechnologyPersonalized Real-time Standard Working Hour Study for Gig Delivery Workers on Digital Labour Platforms: From the Perspective of Digital Development in China
 
13.6  IR/HR in Times of Crisis (Symposium)—Madison 
Chair: Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso, Manousso Mediation & Arbitration, LLC: Solution2Conflict
Presenters: Anahid Bauer, Institut Mines-Telecom Business School and Eliza Forsythe, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignOccupational Restructuring after the Great Recession
Chris F. Wright, University of SydneySocial Dialogue and Job Retention Policy Reform in Response to COVID: The Triumph of Pragmatism over Ideology
Christian Hohendanner, Institute for Employment Research and Alexander Patzina, University of BambergEmployment Adjustments during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Do Fixed-term Contracts Ease Hiring in Uncertain Times?
Lilach Lurie, Tel Aviv UniversityIndustrial Relations in Times of National Crises
Colm McLaughlin, University College DublinSocial Dialogue and Job Retention Policy Reform in Response to COVID: The Triumph of Pragmatism over Ideology
 
13.65  LERA/Illinois Climate Jobs Institute Best Papers (Symposium)—Clinton 
Chair: Richard A. Benton, Climate Jobs Institute at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Balakrishnan Parasuraman, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan; Margaret Chin Sat Peng, Sabah Banking Employee Union; "Sam" TSEN King Foh, Sustainable Resources Management; Jayaraj Vijaya Kumaran, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan; Nazanin Dara, University of Cyberjaya; and Murugaiah Parasuraman, Secondary School MalaysiaThe Changing Role of Trade Union and Employers in Creating Green Jobs that its Policy Link to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in Sabah Banking Industry: Impact on Industrial Relations
Michael H.F. Thorburn, Stanford Law SchoolNavigating Heat Stress in the World of Work: An Analysis of Collective Bargaining Agreements
Marcia Cristina Kamei López Aliaga, Federal University of Santa Catarina and Federal Labour Prosecution Office, Brazil; Norma Sueli Padilha, University of Santa Catarina, Brazil; Fernanda Giannasi, Brazilian Association of those Exposed to Asbestos; and Luciano Lima Leivas, University of Santa Catarina, BrazilRethinking the Role of Royalty Revenues In Mining Activities to Finance Just Transition Policies
1:45 ‑ 3 pm
Chair: Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University
  
3:15 ‑ 4:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: TBA TBA
Presenters: Julieta Haidar, Workers' Innovation Centre (UMET-CONICET), Buenos Aires and Maarten Keune, University of AmsterdamWork and labour relations in global platform capitalism
Julieta Haidar, Workers' Innovation Centre (UMET-CONICET), Buenos AiresCollective organization in platform companies inArgentina: between labour union traditions and adaptive strategies
Kurt Vandaele, European Trade Union InstituteCollective Resistance and Organizational Creativity amongst Europe's Platform Workers: A New Power in the Labour Movement?
Discussant: TBA TBA
 
Chair: Martha Monsalve, President of ILERA Colombia
Panelists: Marco Mejía and Leopoldo Gamarra, ILERA Perú
Joaquín Perrone, ILERA Uruguay
Yolanda Sánchez, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Joao Amado, University of Cohimbra, Portugal
 
14.15  Wage Theft, Inequality, and Worker Pay (Symposium)—Sutton Center
Chair: John Martin, University of Queensland
Presenters: Stephen Clibborn, The University of SydneyAccounting for Wage Theft: The Role of Accountants in SMEs' Non-compliance with Wage Laws
Joy J. Kim, Rutgers UniversityIndicators of Worker Misclassification, Payroll Fraud, and Wage Theft: Evidence from Worker Misclassification Knowledge Survey
Johan Alfonsson, Tomas Berglund and Patrik Vulkan, University of GothenburgWho Benefits from the Swedish Model? Uncovering the Power Resources at Play in the Swedish Wage-setting Model
Jake Rosenfeld and Letao Wang, Washington University in St. LouisWhat Workers Think About Pay
 
Chair: Tequila Brooks, Attorney and Comparative Labor Scholar, Washington, DC
Panelists: Emily E. LB. Twarog and Stephanie Fortado, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Anna Lee Fos-Tuvera, International Trade Union Confederation, Asia Pacific
Fulya Pinar Ozcan, Textile, Garment and Leather Trade Union OZ IPLIK IS, Turkiye
Pamhidzai Bamu, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing
 
Chair: Terri Gerstein, NYU Wagner Labor Initiative
Presenters: S.N. Nyeck, University of Colorado BoulderPurchasing Equity: Vulnerability and Public Procurement in West Africa
Karen Jaehrling, IAQ - University of Duisburg Essen (Germany); Lisa Dorigatti, University of Milan; and Bjarke Resflund, University of Aalborg, DenmarkSetting, Extending and Enforcing Wage Standards: Experimentation with Pay Clauses in European Countries
Panelist: Janice Fine, Rutgers University
Discussant: Chris Tilly, University of California, Los Angeles
 
14.3  Navigating Skill Demands (Symposium)—Gramercy West
Chair: Wenchen Wang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University; Andrew Weaver and Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignLongitudinal Predictors of Skill Demands
Di Tong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Lingfei Wu, University of Pittsburgh; and James Evans, University of ChicagoLow-skilled Occupations Face the Highest Re-skilling Pressure
Yongjin Nho, Seoul National Univ. of Science and TechnologyWhat Determines Intellectual Skill Requirement of the Manufacturing Production Jobs?
 
14.35  Global Supply Chains, Free Trade, and Labor Activism (Symposium)—Gramercy East
Chair: Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rutgers University
Presenters: Cory Runstedler, University of ConnecticutIt's About the People Not Your Packages: Comparative Study of the Logistics and Warehousing Industry in Canada and the United States
Patrick Witzak, Ruhr University Bochum and Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rutgers UniversityTransnational Labor Activism in Global Value Chains: Success Through Complementary Pathways and Loose Coalitions
Samar Chakraborty, Graeme Hayes and Vidu Badigannavar, Aston UniversityWhat Do Unions Do in the Bangladesh Garment Industry?
Aneta Tyc, University of LodzThe New Generation of the EU Trade Agreements: A Step Towards Better Enforcement of Sustainable Development Chapters
Discussant: Anil Verma, University of Toronto
 
14.4  Dignity for the Caregivers (Symposium)—Murray Hill West
Chair: Anne McBride, University of Manchester
Presenters: Jingjing Weng, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and Wei Huang, Renmin University of ChinaBound by Injustice: Unveiling the Forced Labor Issue of Indonesian Women in Taiwan's Caregiving Sector
Saikat Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta; Ernesto Noronha and Premilla D'Cruz, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)The Quest for Dignity: Indian Security Guards' Comparative Experiences with Clients and Suppliers
Rebecca Selberg, Lund UniversityExit as Market Response: Analyzing Nurse Turnover in Sweden as a Contradictory Response to Job Dissatisfaction in the Care Crisis
Katherine Ravenswood, Auckland University of TechnologyWeaponising Ideational Power to (De)legitimise Gender Discrimination in Care Work
 
14.45  In Memory of Professor Bordogna—Murray Hill East 
Chair: Roberto Pedersini, University of Milan
 
14.5  Fairness, Respect, and COVID (Symposium)—Nassau East
Chair: Todd Dickey, Syracuse University
Presenters: Geraint Harvey, Western University; Huw Thomas, University College Dublin; and Peter Turnbull, University of BristolHRM Signals in Times of Crisis: Refraction Lenses, Unintended Receivers and Dysfunctional Results at Nav Canada
William M. Rodgers III, Institute for Economic Equity, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Alice Louise Kassens, Roanoke CollegeVulnerable Workers During the Pandemic, Recovery, and Tight Labor Market
Premilla D'Cruz and Ernesto Noronha, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)Distributed Resistance: Post-COVID-19 Push-backs by Indian IT Workers
Nadja Doerflinger, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Germany"It's a Matter of Respect": Frontline Service Work in 'Critical' Sectors as Case of Extreme Work in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic
 
14.55  The Rise and Fall and Rise of Labor Unions (Symposium)—Nassau West
Chair: Mahadirin Bin Hj. Ahmad, University of Malaysia Sabah
Presenters: Sharlene Farrugia, Manchester Metropolitan University'Union Revitalization in a Time of Decline: Using Welfare Reform to Guide Trade Union Renewal Strategy
Thomas Haipeter and Sophie Rosenbohm, University of Duisburg-EssenTransnational Institution Building as Countervailing Power: Analyzing Institutional Interdependencies and Dynamics of Action in Multinational Companies
Thomas Haipeter and Sophie Rosenbohm, University of Duisburg-EssenErosion, Modernisation and Polarisation: Crisis and Revitalisation of German Codetermination
Ovidiu Goran, Vrije University (SBE), AmsterdamTrade Unions Decline: A Systematic Review
 
14.6  Implications of Gig Work (Symposium)—Madison 
Chair: Anna Trojsi, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro
Presenters: Maizi Hua, University of OsloProducing Invisibility: Rethinking "Invisible Work" From the Standpoint of Migrant Gig Workers
Nadia Kougiannou, Nottingham Trent University; Pedro Mendonça, Heriot-Watt University; and Anastasios Hadjisolomou, Strathclyde UniversityUnderstanding Exploitation and Power in the Northern-Centric Gig Economy: The Case of Migrant Workers in the UKs Platform-based Food Delivery Sector
Bui K. Petersen and Patrick Sweet, Saint Mary's University and Gordon B. Cooke, Memorial UniversityGig Employment and Technology: Exploitation, Emancipation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship in the Work of Musicians
Carla Spinelli, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro and Anna Trojsi, Magna Graecia University of CatanzaroSocial Partners in the Digital Era: European Union Law and the Italian Case
 
14.65  LERA/AILR Best Papers I (Symposium)—Clinton 
Chair: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles
Presenters: Lindsey Cameron, University of Pennsylvania; Kalie Wertz, Harvard University; and Hatim A. Rahman, Northwestern UniversityThe New Frontier of Activism: Understanding Multi-Sided Algo-Activism in the On-Demand Economy
Brandon Carlyle Grant, SUNY - Farmingdale State College; Neeraj Duhan, Jennifer S. Linvill, Joseph B. Sobieralski and Paul J. Strickland, Purdue UniversityRemote Work and Worker Responses in the Post-COVID 19 World of Work: Interviews with White Collar Workers
Nicolas Bueno, UniDistance SuisseAre High-Paying Jobs the Most Valuable?: Promoting the Non-Economic Value of Work in Labour Relations
Matissa Hollister, McGill University; Arvind Karunakaran, Stanford University; and Lisa Cohen, McGill UniversityAn Ecological Model of Task Disruption: Partial Automation of Jobs through Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Work, Occupations, and Organizations
E. Patrick McDermott, U.S. Air Force AcademyThe “Repeat Player Effect” In Mediation – Much Ado About Nothing?
3:15 ‑ 4:30 pm
Co-Chairs: Richard A. Benton, Climate Jobs Institute at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Lara Skinner, Climate Jobs Institute at Cornell University

Sunday

Conference Activities  •  6/30/2024
  
8:30 ‑ 9:45 amConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Rafael Gomez, University of Toronto
Presenters: Adam (Chuling) Huang, Cornell UniversityJudicial Discretion and Worker Rights Protection: Evidence from Labor Dispute Litigations in China
Mengjie Lyu and Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Wei Tu, Labor Market Researcher Coordinator, ILO BeijingShifting Gears in the Gig Economy: A Study of Mobility among Chinese Food Delivery Couriers
Lin Xiu, University of Minnesota Duluth and Feng Lv, Nankai UniversityBehind the Counter and Beyond: Exploring Gender Pay Disparities Among Fast Food Industry Employees and Managers in China
Qian Zhang, University of OttawaTo Achieve Dual-Oriented Strategic Goals: Unveiling Human Resource Management Systems of Young Firms
Discussant: Duanyi Yang, Cornell University
 
15.1  Conflict Resolution (Symposium)—Sutton North
Chair: Stephen Clibborn, The University of Sydney
Presenters: John Howe, Melbourne Law School; Ingrid Landau, Carolyn Sutherland, Amanda Selvarajah and Trang Thi Kieu Tran, Monash UniversityCollective Labour Dispute Resolution in Practice in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam: An Empirical Assessment
Jasper Van de Woestijne, Ghent UniversityLabor Relations before the Court: Judicial Resolution of Individual Labor Disputes in Western Continental Europe.
David Nash and Deborah Hann, Cardiff UniversityStrategic, Disconnected or Reactive? Towards a Typology of Conflict Management in the U.K.
Meltem Yavuz Sercekman, Brunel University LondonThe Role of Compassionate Leadership in Labor Relations: Strategies for Effective Conflict Resolution
 
Co-Chairs: Adéla Uhrinová, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen Kristýna Menzelová, Charles UniversityUndeclared work and the labour market in the new digital age (not only in the Czech Republic)
 
15.2  The Efficacy and Impact of Minimum Wage Regulations (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Janna Besamusca, Utrecht University
Presenters: Vishal Jamkar, University of MinnesotaGlass Ceiling or Sticky Floor? Caste Discrimination in the Private Urban Labor Market in India
Jim Arrowsmith, Massey University and Jane Parker, European Trade Union InstituteMinimum Wage Regulation in Small Pacific Island Countries
Sebastian Fossati and Joseph Marchand, University of AlbertaOne Size Does Not Fit All: Local Effects of Minimum Wage Policies across Canada
Po-Yuan Huang, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSpillover Effect of Minimum Wage Across State Borders: Employment, Cross-Border Employment
Discussant: Jane Parker, European Trade Union Institute
 
15.25  Bargaining in the New Era (Symposium)—Regent
Chair: Mia Ronnmar, Faculty of Law, Lund University
Presenters: Petra Herzfeld Olsson, Stockholm University, SwedenA New Era for the Swedish Model
Ilaria Armaroli, ADAPTThe Functional Articulation of Collective Bargaining Levels in Italy in the Light of Productive Processes' Fragmentation
John Martin, University of QueenslandWhat Circumstances are Necessary for the Adoption of Interest Based Bargaining?
Discussant: Maria Sedlakova, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
 
15.3  Innovations in Union Organizing (Symposium)—Gramercy West
Chair: Santanu Sarkar, XLRI Xavier School of Management
Presenters: Eric Benjamin Blanc, Rutgers UniversityHow Can Unions Win At Scale? Analyzing the Viability of Worker-to-Worker Unionism
Jesper Prytz, University of Gothenburg, SwedenStepping Stones to Organizing: Employment Trajectories and Union Membership Behaviour in Sweden
Stefan Ivanovski, Cornell UniversityTech Workers Unite: A Comparative Study of Cooperative Initiatives in Argentina and the UK
 
15.35  Intersectionality and Worker Voice (Symposium)—Gramercy East
Chair: Chair Opportunity Available, Interested? Contact LERA
Presenters: Helen LaVan, DePaul UniversityA Literature Review of Intersectionality With Implications For Employment Discrimination Research and Practice
John Opute, London South Bank UniversityUnderstanding Voice Mechanism in Developing Economies: Voice as a Collective Dialogue
Brandi R. Munoz, Abilene Christian UniversityCrisis Catalysts: Unraveling the Journey of Women of Color in Corporate America
Xavier Walsh, Unite Union/Auckland University of TechnologyTowards (Re-)defining Employment Grievances in Aotearoa New Zealand: Experience of a 22-year-old National Trade Union President
 
15.4  What Makes for a Good Job? (Symposium)—Murray Hill West
Chair: Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University
Presenters: Regina Pana-Cryan and Tim Bushnell, National Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthElements of Job Quality: Comparison of Frameworks, Synthesis of Knowledge and Measurement Gaps, and Efforts Underway to Address Them
Jason Sockin, University of Pennsylvania and Aaron J. Sojourner, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment ResearchWill I Ever Be Satisfied? Job Quality and Unionization
Tashlin Lakhani, Cornell University and Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State UniversityJob Quality: Determinants and Outcomes in Hospitality
Leonard Geyer, Elif Naz Kayran and Sonila Danaj, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and ResearchJob Quality and Unionisation among Platform Workers in Austria
Discussants: Wenchen Wang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Lonnie Golden, Penn State Abington
 
15.45  Labor Market Inequality (Symposium)—Murray Hill East
Chair: Andrew Weaver, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Santiago Campero, University of Toronto and Olenka Kacperczyk, London Business SchoolDoes Startup Firm Growth Drive out Discrimination in Hiring?
Ting Zhang, University of Baltimore and Samee Desai, University of IndianaGender Wage Gap and Women's Occupational Choice in Self-employment
Amanda Chuan and Andrew S. Johnson, Michigan State UniversityDEI Statements can Activate Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Catherine Berrington, Deborah Dean and Manuela Galetto, University of WarwickGender and 'Strategy': Fluctuating Legitimacy in the HR Profession
 
15.5  Challenges and Trends in Labor Law (Symposium)—Nassau East
Chair: Jack Kenchington-Evans, Australian Education Union - Federal Office
Presenters: Elizabeth A. Hoffmann, Purdue UniversityLactation-at-Work Law: Ambiguity, Accommodation, and Articulation of Worker Needs
Sydney Colussi, Elizabeth Hill and Marian Baird, University of SydneyEngendering the Right to Work in International Law: Recognising Menstruation and Menopause in Paid Work
Duarte Abrunhosa e Sousa, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Justice - University of PortoIs the Abolition of Non-competes a Good Decision? A Comparative Labor Law Approach
David J DooreyNon-Competition Clauses: A Comparison of Canadian and American Approaches
 
15.55  Platform Work World-wide (Symposium)—Nassau West
Chair: Amitava Ghosh, Founder and CEO (SSA Compliance Services LLP) and Advisor of a Group of Companies
Presenters: Alex Veen, University of Sydney; Caleb Goods and Tom Barratt, University of Western AustraliaEmbracing, Envying, Regulating, or Fearing Them? The Attitudes and Policy Positions of Dutch and European Employer Organisations vis-a-vis Online Labour Platforms
Amir Jafar, Aligarh Muslim University, India; Amitava Ghosh, Founder and CEO (SSA Compliance Services LLP) and Advisor of a Group of Companies; and Swati Jha, SSA Compliance Services LLPSome Aspects of Labour-Management Relations in the Indian Digital Platform Companies
Amir Jafar, Aligarh Muslim University, India; Amitava Ghosh, Founder and CEO (SSA Compliance Services LLP) and Advisor of a Group of Companies; and Swati Jha, SSA Compliance Services LLPDigital Workers in India: Organising the Unorganised in the New Labour Regime
  
10 ‑ 11:15 amConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: George Dragnich, Former Assistant Director-General, International Labor Organization
Panelists: Benoit Sevcik, Health, labour, and social welfare counselor, Embassy of France
Yasmin Hilpert, Counsellor for Labour and Social Affairs Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Marcos Fraile Pastor, Counselor for Labour, Migration and Social Security in the USA and Puerto Rico
Petra Hansson, Counselor, Embassy of Sweden
Kuei-Yen (Kylie) Liao, Executive Officer, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S.
Discussant: Jeffrey S. Wheeler, LRQA
 
16.1  Socio-Legal Studies of Platform Work, Part I (Symposium)—Sutton North
Chair: Anna Ilsøe, University of Copenhagen
Presenters: Funda Ustek Spilda, University of Oxford; Adam Badger, Newcastle University; Alessio Bertolini, Oguz Alyanak and Mark Graham, University of OxfordFollow the Money: Operational Models of Care Work Platforms and Working Conditions
Laura Wiesböck, Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna“I Am My Own Boss": Female Domestic Cleaners in the Informal Gig-economy Redefining Relations of Disempowerment and Devaluation
Silvia Girardi, Anna Ilsøe and Trine Pernille Larsen, University of CopenhagenNon-standard Employment and Access to Social Protection: Platform Work and Temporary Agency Work compared
Discussant: TBA TBA
 
Chair: Jens Arnholtz, University of Copenhagen
Panelists: Lisa Dorigatti, University of Milan
Marissa Brookes, University of California, Riverside
Discussants: Jörg Nowak, University of Brasilia
Bjarke Refslund, Aalborg University
 
16.2  The Strike is Back (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Olalekan Adisa, York St John University
Presenters: Andy Hodder, University of Birmingham and Stephen Mustchin, University of ManchesterMeasuring the 2022-2023 Strike Wave in Britain: Ballots, Participation and Methodological Implications
Jorge Cavalcanti Boucinhas Filho, ILERA Brazil; Eleonora Peliza, ILERA Argentina; and Joaquin Perrone Ramos, University of the Republic-UruguayPhenomenology of the Strike as an Expression of Social, Political and Economic Conflict: Comparative Analysis of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay
Kristin Alsos and Kristine Nergaard, Fafo Institute for Labour and Social ResearchThe Teritarisation of Strikes in a Well-organised Labour Market: Cracks in the Balance of Power Model
Raoul Gebert, University of SherbrookeThe Strike is Back: And Is It Going Digital at the Same Time?
Discussant: Mahadirin Bin Hj. Ahmad, University of Malaysia Sabah
 
16.25  Employee Voice (Symposium)—Regent
Chair: John W. Budd, University of Minnesota
Presenters: Ilaria Armaroli and Francesco Seghezzi, ADAPTThe Development of Direct Worker Participation in Some Italian Manufacturing Workplaces: A Missed Opportunity for Trade Unions?
Cherise Regier, University of OxfordEvaluating the Impact of Employee Voice Regimes on Wellbeing and Performance: A Cross-Firm Analysis in Britain, 1980–2011
Anne Kamilla Lund and Sissel Trygstad, Nord UniversityVoice is Meaningless if the Message is Ignored
Sissel Trygstad, Nord University and Anne Mette Odegard, Fafo Institute for Labour and Social ResearchWorkers' Freedom of Speech as Individual Voice in the Public Sphere
Discussant: David Brannon, Hotel School The Hague
 
Chair: Greg J. Bamber, Monash University (Melbourne)
Presenters: Stephen Silvia, American UniversityUsing Michel Foucault's "Regimes of Truth" as a Theoretical Framework to Explain Changes in Conceptualizations of Employment Relations
Chiara Benassi, Kings College, London, UKWhat Role do Industrial Relations and Education Systems Play for Export Specialization in Services?
Carsten Strøby Jensen, University of CopenhagenSocial Welfare Between Social Citizenship and Industrial Citizenship: Understanding the Division of Labour Between the Welfare State and the System of Employment Relations in Denmark
Jingfu Lu, Guangdong University of Science and Technology and Yifan Lai, Universiti Putra MalaysiaHR Practices and Labor Process of Movie Projection in China's Rural Areas in Digital Era
 
16.35  Health and Safety II (Symposium)—Gramercy East
Chair: Lucy Taksa, Deakin University, Australia
Presenters: Michael Polisson, Cornell UniversityReexaming the Effect of Labor Unions on Occupational Health and Safety: Evidence from the U.S. Steel Industry
Lola Loustaunau, University of Wisconsin-MadisonEnhancing Workplace Health Data Through a Community-Centric Approach: A Case Study in Wisconsin
Yongjin Nho, Seoul National Univ. of Science and Technology and Seri No, Korean Labor InstituteThe Impact of Labor Relations on Occupational Injury and Illness
Kevin Conner, University of UtahIs Bigger Better? The Safety Implications of Labor Market Concentration in Intrastate Trucking
Discussant: Walt Ryley, Bowling Green State University
 
16.4  Job Matching I (Symposium)—Murray Hill West
Chair: Rupa Banerjee, Toronto Metropolitan University
Presenters: Leonard Goff, University of Calgary; Matthew Knepper and Ian M. Schmutte, University of GeorgiaStrategic Wage Concealment and Labor Market Power
Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University and Christine Riordan, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignUnderstanding the Role of Transparency in the Job Matching Process for Travel Nurses
 
16.45  Work and Quality of Life (Symposium)—Murray Hill East 
Chair: Mark E. Thompson, University of British Columbia
Presenters: Ming-Jhe Jeng and Nien-chi Liu, National Taiwan UniversityThe Impact of a Company's Pay Policy on the Fertility Rates of Employees -- An Empirical Investigation in Taiwan
Joe Peck, WorkRise, Urban InstituteTime for What They Will: Changes in Work Hours and Time Spent on Non-Work Activities from 2003 to 2022
Rachel M.B. Atkins and Tracey Freiberg, St. John's University and Kier Hanratty, Pace UniversityImpact of State-Level Changes in Paid Family Leave Policies: Evidence from New Jersey's Paid Leave Insurance Program
 
16.5  LERA/AILR Best Papers II (Symposium)—Nassau East
Chair: Paul J. Gollan, University of Wollongong
Presenters: Maziar Jafary and Jules Carrière, University of OttawaThe Impacts of Political Opinions of Arbitrators on their Arbitration Decisions
Ki-Jung Kim, Eastern Kentucky University and Yonjin Suh, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignUnion Experience and Retirement Intention of Aged Workers
Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers University and Liang Zhang, New York UniversityCollege Majors, Graduate Education, and Long-term Earnings Trajectories: A Descriptive Study based on the American Community Survey 2009-2022
Gulfam Tasnim, The Open UniversityWomen Garment Workers' Engagement with Capitalism in Bangladesh
 
16.55  When the Algorithm is Boss (Symposium)—Nassau West
Chair: Patrick Witzak, Ruhr University Bochum
Presenters: Markus Hertwig, Patrick Witzak and Anna Korn, Ruhr University BochumAntecedents of Collective Action in the Gig Economy: Crowd Workers' Orientations and (Sub-)Communities
Julieta Haidar, Workers' Innovation Centre (UMET-CONICET), Buenos AiresDe-reifying the Phenomenon: A Review of the Main Theoretical Approaches to Platform Work
Karol Muszynski, University of Warsaw/KU Leuven and Valeria Pulignano, Catholic University LeuvenWhy Labour Platforms Use Different Employment Arrangements? Evidence from Belgium
Discussant: Leonard Geyer, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
 
16.6  Empowerment Through Learning (Symposium)—Madison 
Chair: Valentina Franca, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Presenters: Flore Claus, University of GhentBeyond the Horizon: Navigating (the Right to) Lifelong Learning as Part of a Sustainable Career
Alina Malkova, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe Power of Skills: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Potential through Vocational Education
Paul Latreille, Sheffield University Management School; Peter Urwin, Frankie Saundry, Alex Bowyer and Richard Saundry, University of WestminsterWhat Shapes Conflict Management Styles? Evidence from the Skilled Managers Training Intervention
Olufemi Michael Oladejo and Mutereko Sybert, University of KwaZulu-NatalTraining and Development: Implication on Academic Staff Performance and University Sustainability
Discussant: Paul Latreille, Sheffield University Management School
  
11:30 am ‑ 12:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
 
Chair: Jeffrey S. Wheeler, LRQA
Panelists: Yasmin Hilpert, Counsellor for Labour and Social Affairs Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Marcos Fraile Pastor, Counselor for Labour, Migration and Social Security in the USA and Puerto Rico
Benoit Sevcik, Health, labour, and social welfare counselor, Embassy of France
Petra Hansson, Counselor, Embassy of Sweden
Fushiki Takahito, Counselor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Discussant: George Dragnich, Former Assistant Director-General, International Labor Organization
 
17.1  Socio-Legal Studies of Platform Work, Part II (Symposium)—Sutton North
Chair: Catherine Jacqueson, WELMA, University of Copenhagen
Presenters: Anna Ilsøe, University of Copenhagen; Valeria Pulignano, Catholic University Leuven; Felix Hadwiger, Deutscher Bundestag; and Claudia Marà, Catholic University of LeuvenEmployers' Strategies and Collective Bargaining in the Platform Economy - Just Eat/Takeaway in Denmark, Belgium, Italy and Spain
Juliana Londono Polo, Tilburg UniversityDisrupting the Disrupters: Encompassing Mapping of Case Law, Social Dialogue and Legislative Initiatives in the Platform Economy
Alberto Barrio Fernandez and Catherine Jacqueson, WELMA, University of CopenhagenPlatform Work from a European Welfare Perspective
 
Chair: May Va Lor, LIUNA
Presenter: Soyun Park, Cross Cultural StrategiesFramework for Multiracial Solidarity: Applying Learnings from Black-Asian Solidarity Struggles
 
17.2  Challenges in the Public Sector (Symposium)—Sutton South
Chair: Gregory M. Saltzman, Albion College
Presenters: Jake Rosenfeld, Washington University in St. Louis; Patrick Denice, Western University (Canada); and Jennifer Laird, Lehman CollegeThe Future of Public Sector Worker Power
Patrice M. Mareschal and Jeffrey H. Keefe, Rutgers UniversityImpossible Jobs and Accountability Mechanisms: Policy Reforms and Police Use of Force in New Jersey
Sara Gia Trongone, University of Wisconsin-MadisonPoliticizing Public Sector Work: How Organizational Dynamics Shape Strategy in American Labor Unions
Martin O'Brien and Paul J. Gollan, University of WollongongPrivate and Public Sector Wage Growth Leadership and Spillovers
 
Chair: Bjarke Refslund, Aalborg University
Presenters: Sean O'Brady, McMaster UniversityPower Struggles and Institutional Power Resources
Jörg Nowak, University of BrasiliaRevisiting the Concept of Power in PRT: A Social Reproduction Perspective
Damian Grimshaw, King's College London, UK and Mathew Johnson, Manchester UniversityLeveraging Power Resources for a Decent Minimum Wage
Bjarke Refslund, Aalborg University and Jens Arnholtz, University of CopenhagenThe Relation between Work and Politics: Analysing the Nexus through Power Resource Theory
Christian Ibsen, University of CopenhagenAssociational Power Resources
 
17.3  Contemporary Slavery (Symposium)—Gramercy West
Chair: Ana Virginia Moreira Gomes, University of Fortaleza
Presenters: Maurício Krepsky Fagundes, Ministry of Labor Brazil; University of York and Livia Mendes Moreira, Federal University of Minas GeraisModern Slavery in Multinational Companies in Brazil: An Analysis of the Cocoa and Coffee Supply Chains
Milton Lopes Marques, Mariana Teixeira Muratori, Alexssandra de Oliveira Figueiredo, Marcela Rage Pereira and Livia Mendes Moreira, Federal University of Minas GeraisChallenges of Work Analogous to Slavery: An Analysis of Gender and Race in the State of Minas Gerais/Brazil
Ricardo Araujo Dib Taxi, Valena Jacob Chaves, Prudencio Hilário Serra Neto and Juliana Pantoja Machado, Federal University of ParaSlave Labor in Amazonia: The Thresholds of Invisibility
Carla Reita Faria Leal and Lécia Nidia Ferreira Taques, Federal University of Mato GrossoFighting Contemporary Slavery: International Human Rights Due Diligence Regulations and Their Impact on the Brazilian Supply Chain
Discussant: Juliana Pantoja Machado, Federal University of Para
 
17.35  Job Matching II (Symposium)—Gramercy East
Chair: Brandi R. Munoz, Abilene Christian University
Presenters: Lauren Russell, University of Pennsylvania and Taylor Odle, University of Wisconsin - MadisonThe Role of Education-Industry Match in College Earnings Premia
Jenna E. Myers, University of TorontoHustle or Happenstance? How Career Planning Tendencies Impact Discontinuous Career Changes
Anne Grete Tøge and Ira Malmberg-Heimonen, Oslo Metropolitan UniversityJob after Participating in Job Club? A Longitudinal Analysis
 
17.4  Labor Mobility and Migrant Work (Symposium)—Murray Hill West
Chair: Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Chizuko Hayakawa, Saga UniversityRecent Migrant Worker Policy in Japan: Business And Human Rights Challenges
Danielle Lamb and Rupa Banerjee, Toronto Metropolitan UniversityIt’s Not Great, But it Could be Worse! Immigrant Job Quality in Canada through the Lens of Relative Deprivation Theory
Jianxuan Lei, University of MinnesotaContested Solidarity: Trade Union Membership and Immigration Attitudes in Europe
Valentina Franca, University of Ljubljana, SloveniaShaping Migration Policies in Central Eastern Countries: The (Non)Contribution of Social Partners
 
17.45  Now What? The World of Work Post-COVID (Symposium)—Murray Hill East 
Chair: Chair Opportunity Available, Interested? Contact LERA
Presenters: Akierah Binns, University of GuelphLayoffs in COVID-19: An Organizational Ecology and Institutional Perspective
Taiwo Toyosola Ositimehin, Syracuse University, Whitman School and Bolanle Abiodun Ositimehin, R5 InitiativeFlexible Work Practices and Employees Job Commitment in Selected Information Technology Firms, Lagos, Nigeria: The Role of Post Pandemic Effects
Jane Parker, European Trade Union Institute; Onur Surgit and Nazim Taskin, Bogazici University, TurkeyExplaining Workers' Propensity to Strike Pre- and Post-COVID-19: The New Zealand Case
Francesco Seghezzi, ADAPTSocial Dialogue in Defence of Vulnerable Groups in Post-COVID-19 Labour Markets: A Comparative Analysis in Italy and Spain
 
Chair: Chair Opportunity Available, Interested? Contact LERA
Presenters: Eleonora Peliza, ILERA ArgentinaCauses and Dynamics of the Working Poor Phenomenon in Latin America: Policies to Provide Income Guarantees
Frederic Huettenhoff, University of Duisburg-Essen, GermanyResponsible Subcontractor Management for Compliance with Minimum Labour Conditions in the Main Construction Industry in Germany
Peter J. Fugiel, Rutgers UniversitySectoral Differences and Similarities in Scheduling Problems: Evidence from the American Voices Project
Teresa Lizeth Alanis Gutiérrez, Autonomous University of ZacatecasThe Precariousness of Employment and Its Impact on the Pension System: An Analysis for Mexico
 
17.55  Policy Impacts in Multiple Sectors (Symposium)—Nassau West
Chair: Chair Opportunity Available, Interested? Contact LERA
Presenters: Prof Dr Marius van Staden, University of the Witwatersrand and Elmarie Fourie, University of JohannesburgRedefining Parental Leave: A Constitutional Challenge to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act in South Africa
Larissa Petrucci, NorCal Construction Industry Compliance; Matthew Hinkel, Alma College; and Grace Dunn, Illinois Economic Policy InstituteTimely Construction: The Effect of Project Labor Agreements on Completion Timeliness for Public Works Construction in California
Isabella Dabaja, University of SydneyControl and Resistance in Public Education Work: The Case of School Leaders in New South Wales
 
17.6  Women at Work: International Perspectives (Symposium)—Madison 
Chair: Linda Colley, Special Commissioner, Equity and Diversity
Presenters: Afrouz Azadikhah Jahromi, Widener UniversityJob Displacement and Inequality in the Distribution of Earning Losses
Tequila Brooks, Attorney and Comparative Labor Scholar, Washington, DCThe Legacy of Colonialism, the Negotiation of the Post-Cotonou Agreement, and Women's and Worker Rights in the Modern Day
Michel Goyer, University of Birmingham; Shabneez Bhankaraully, Manchester Metropolitan University; and Asmund Rygh, University of ManchesterIndustrial Relations Reforms and Gender Occupational Segregation in Labour Markets: The German Experience (1998-2020)
Rae Cooper, Elizabeth Hill, Suneha Seetahul and Meraiah Foley, University of SydneyJust Another Day in Retail: Understanding and Addressing Sexual Harassment in Australian Retail Workplaces
 
Chair: Torsten Müller, European Trade Union Institute
Presenters: Janna Besamusca, Utrecht University and Marta Kahancova, Celsi and Comenius UniversityBargaining for Decent Wages in the Context of the Liberalization of Industrial Relations in Europe
Thorsten Schulten, Institute of Economic and Social Research, Düsseldorf/Germany and Torsten Müller, European Trade Union InstituteHow to Achieve a Bargaining Coverage of at least 80 Percent? The Implementation of the E.U. Minimum Wage Directive and the Importance of Sectoral Bargaining
Deborah Hann, David Nash and Edmund Heery, Cardiff UniversityLondon Calling: What is the Role of Place in the Success of Employment Relations?
Emanuele Menegatti, University of BolognaThe Directive on Adequate Minimum Wages in the European Union and its Foreseeable Impact on National Collective Wage Bargaining