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Conference Activities  •  6/1/2021
11 - 11:45 am
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University (ret.) and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
12 ‑ 12:45 pm
Membership Committee Meeting—Committee Stream
Chair: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles
1 ‑ 1:45 pm
Development Committee Meeting—Committee Stream
Co-Chairs: Jim Pruitt, Kaiser Permanente and Harry C. Katz, Cornell University
2:30 ‑ 3:15 pm
Chair: Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State University
3:30 ‑ 4:15 pm
Editorial Committee Meeting—Committee Stream
Chair: Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4:30 ‑ 5:15 pm
Chair: Virginia Doellgast, Cornell University
6 ‑ 7:30
Executive Board Meeting—Link Distributed Manually
Chair: Adrienne E. Eaton, LERA President


Conference Activities  •  6/5/2021
10:30 ‑ 10:45 am
Co-Chairs: Emily Smith and Bernadette Tiemann, LERA
11 ‑ 11:30 am
Chair: Adrienne E. Eaton, LERA President
Featured Speaker: The Honorable Marty Walsh, U.S. Secretary of Labor
11:45 am ‑ 12:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Greg Distelhorst, University of Toronto
Presenters: Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political Sciences and Sarosh C. Kuruvilla, Cornell UniversityThe Impact of COVID-19 on Global Apparel Supply Chain Workers: Surveys of Better Work Factories
Shane Godfrey, University of Cape Town and Khalid Nadvi, University of ManchesterUneven Regional Development, Labour Regimes and Regional Value Chains: The Southern African Garment Sector
Jette Steen Knudsen, Tufts UniversityA Procedures and Outcomes Paradox After Rana Plaza: Support for Labor Rights by U.S. Companies and the U.S. Government
Drusilla Brown, Laura Babbitt and Ana Antolin, Tufts University and Negin Toosi, California State UniversityFair Recruitment along the Bangladesh-Qatar Migration Corridor
Discussant: Kelly I. Pike, York University
Chair: Rachel D. Lev, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
Panelist: Shane Davis, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
Discussant: Moira Caruso, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
Chair: Lynn Rhinehart, Economic Policy Institute
Panelists: Elise Gould, Economic Policy InstituteWho is Working Remotely, Who Isn't, and What Are the Trends
Christy Hoffman, UNI Global UnionRemote Work in the EU and Around the World
Tom Hayes, Brussels European Employee Relations GroupEmployer Perspective on Remote Work
Janet Herold, Esq., Justice Catalyst LawLegal Compliance Issues with Remote Work
Chair: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University (ret.)
Panelists: Mark Erlich, Harvard UniversityConstruction: The Original Gig Workers and the Growth of Wage Theft and other Illegal Employment Practices
David Seligman, Towards JusticeImpact Litigation Using the Joint Employment Doctrine
Alacoque Hinga Nevitt, Office of the Attorney General for the District of ColumbiaIllegal Worker Misclassification: Payroll Fraud in the District of Columbia Construction Industry
Discussant: Matthew Capece, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
1.5  LERA Best Papers I: Age (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Ting Zhang, University of Baltimore
Presenters: Bryce VanderBerg, Michigan State UniversityThe Signaling Role of Early Career Job Loss
Sebastian Fossati and Joseph Marchand, University of AlbertaFirst to $15: Alberta's Minimum Wage Policy on Employment by Wages, Ages, and Places
Michael Collins, Jennifer Gregory and Kathleen McQueeney, U.S. Government Accountability OfficeIncome Inequality and Work at Older Ages
Chair: Jun Imai, Sophia University
Discussant: Akira Suzuki, Hosei University
Panelists: Nobuyuki Yamada, Komazawa UniversityPandemic and Its Influences on Workers: Some Experiences in Japan
Koji Takahashi, The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and TrainingImpact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Non-standard Employees in Japan
Yuka Omura, Japan Nursing AssociationCOVID-19 Pandemic and Nursing in Japan
11:45 am ‑ 12:45 pm
Co-Chairs: Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State University; Bradley R. Weinberg, Queen's University; Janet Gillman, Oregon Employment Relations Board; and Marick Masters, Wayne State University
1 ‑ 2 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Sarosh C. Kuruvilla, Cornell University
Presenters: Yanhua Bird, Boston University; Jodi Short, University of California, Hastings; and Michael Toffel, Harvard UniversityCorporate Responses to Social Activism: A Resource Reconfiguration Perspective
Erin Leitheiser, Copenhagen Business School; Jette Steen Knudsen, Tufts University; and Jeremy Moon, Copenhagen Business SchoolGlobal North and Global South Evaluations of Supply Chain Governance: Media Portrayals of Post-Rana Plaza Safety? Initiatives
Mark Anner, Pennsylvania State UniversityThree Labor Mechanisms for Addressing Decent Work Governance Gaps in Global Value Chains
Discussant: Greg Distelhorst, University of Toronto
Chair: Mark C. Travis, Travis ADR Services, LLC
Panelists: Rene Kathawala, Pro Bono Counsel, Orrick
Timothy L Davis, Burke, Williams, & Sorenson, LLP
Holly E. Oliva-Van Horsten, International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO
Chair: John August, Cornell University
Panelists: Donald Phillibert, MD, NYC Health, Jacobi Medical Center and Gul Bahtyiar, MD, NYC Health, WoodhullBuilding Trust and Engagement for Improved Patient and Staff Experience
Charles Heckscher, Rutgers UniversityCollaborative Efforts in Public Schools.
Paul Adler, University of Southern CaliforniaCollaborative Governance in Higher Education.
Chair: James Brudney, Fordham University
Panelists: James Brudney, Fordham UniversitySafety and Health Challenges Facing Frontline Essential Workers Under COVID-19
Renee M Gerni, Service Employees International UnionHealth Care Sector Workers' Actions to Secure Rights During COVID-19
Karen Tynan, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.Counseling Employers in Meatpacking and other Industries During COVID
Christiane Benner, IGMetall Union
Discussant: Lynn Rhinehart, Economic Policy Institute
2.5  LERA Best Papers II: COVID-19 Part A (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Desiree LeClercq, Cornell University
Presenters: Dina Bishara, Ian Greer and Jeonghun Kim, Cornell UniversityMore Relevance, Less Power? Trade Unionism After COVID-19
Danielle Lamb, Ryerson University; Rafael Gomez, University of Toronto; and Milad Moghaddas, Ryerson UniversityUnions, COVID-19 Risk, and Pandemic Pay Premia: Evidence from the Canadian Labour Force Survey
Raymond Robertson, Texas A&M UniversityCOVID-19 and Labor Compliance: Evidence from Vietnam
Ting Zhang and Dan Gerlowski, University of Baltimore and Zoltan Acs, George Mason UniversitySmall Business and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Work from Home
2.6  Evidence and Advocacy for a Non-competitive Labor Market (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 6
Chair: Kate Bahn, The Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Presenters: Kate Bahn, The Washington Center for Equitable GrowthWage Discrimination and the Exploitation of Workers in the U.S. Labor Market
Ioana Elena Marinescu, University of PennsylvaniaBoosting Wages When U.S. Labor Markets are not Competitive
Ellora Derenoncourt, University of California Berkeley; Clemens Noelke and David Weil, Brandeis UniversitySpillover Effects from Voluntary Employer Minimum Wages
Panelists: Ahmer Qadeer, SEIUWorker and Union Responses to Fissuring of Workplaces
David Seligman, Towards JusticeLitigation to Combat Restraints on Worker Mobility
1 ‑ 2 pm
Chair: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Brandeis University
2:15 ‑ 3 pm
Chair: Dennis L. Dabney, Kaiser Permanente (ret.)
Featured Speakers: David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kimberly A. Lawrence, CVS Health Corporation
Rebecca Dixon, National Employment Law Project
3:15 ‑ 4:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Greg Distelhorst, University of Toronto
Presenters: Raymond Robertson, Texas A&M UniversityEfficiency and Working Conditions: Evidence from Indonesian Garment Factories
Anil Verma, University of TorontoThe Role of Shop-floor Industrial Relations in Labour Standards Compliance: Qualitative Evidence from Garment Factories
Matthew Amengual, University of Oxford and Greg Distelhorst, University of TorontoOrder Overload? Demand Spikes and Labor Compliance in Global Supply Chains
Sarosh C. Kuruvilla, Cornell University and Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political SciencesA View from the Other Side: Purchase Orders and Workforce Arrangements at Supplier Factories
Discussant: Jodi Short, University of California, Hastings
Co-Chairs: Janice Holdinski and Aaron Schmidt, American Arbitration Association
Panelists: Anne-Marie Vercruysse Welch, Clark Hill, PLCEthical Issues Presented when a Termination Meeting is Secretly Recorded
Heidi T Sharp, The Sharp Firm, P.C.ZOOMing into Discovery
M. Catherine Farrell, Pierce, Farrell, Tafelski & Wells, P.C.Dealing with Challenges at the Hearing in a Virtual World
3.3  Organizing Young Workers—Breakout Stream 3
Chair: Kayla Blado, National Labor Relations Board
Panelists: Michelle Chen, Nation MagazineWhat is Driving Young Workers to Organize
Alex Hertel Fernandez, Columbia UniversityWhat Do Young Workers Want in a Union
Nastaran Mohit, NewsGuild of New YorkOrganizing Young Journalists
Ken Lang, United Auto WorkersOrganizing Student Workers and Other Young Workers
Chair: Steven Greenhouse, Author and Former New York Times Reporter
Panelists: Becky Pringle, National Education Association
Anna Maria Chavez, chief executive officer of the National School Boards Association
Alec MacGillis, Journalist at ProPublica
Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University
3.5  LERA Best Papers III: COVID-19 Part B (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Hyesook Chung, Cornell University
Presenters: Abay Asfaw, National Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthOccupation and Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Infection Rates
Lifei Chen and Christine Riordan, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPeople or Markets? An Empirical Examination of Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis Among Large U.S. Firms
Françoise Carré, University of Massachusetts-Boston and Chris Tilly, University of California, Los AngelesHow COVID-19 Has Shifted Retailers' Technological Trajectory and Resulting Impacts on Job Quality
Rebecca Wolfe and Jeff Nicklas, University of California, San Francisco"You Can Start to Roll With the Punches": Parenting, Adaptability, and COVID-19
3.6  Workplace Abuses and Economic Incentives to Speak Out (Workshop)—Breakout Stream 6
Chair: Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota
Presenters: Matthew Knepper, University of Georgia and Gordon Dahl, University of California, San DiegoWhy is Sexual Harassment Underreported? The Value of Unemployment Amid the Threat of Retaliation
Jason Sockin, University of Pennsylvania; Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota; and Evan Starr, University of MarylandExternalities from Silence: Non-Disclosure Agreements Distort Firm Reputation
Jing Cai, University of Maryland and Shing-Yi Wang, Wharton School, University of PennsylvaniaImproving Management through Worker Evaluations: Evidence from Auto Manufacturing
Ian M. Schmutte, University of Georgia and Conrad Miller, University of California, BerkeleyWhy Are Larger Employers More Racially Diverse?
Discussant: Evan Starr, University of Maryland
3:15 ‑ 5:15 pm
Chair: Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State University
4:30 ‑ 5:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
4.1  LERA Best Posters (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 1
Chair: Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University
Presenters: Elizabeth Arnold, Director, Berkeley Research Group and Chester Hanvey, Berkeley Research GroupRemote Work During COVID: What Factors Drive Hourly Employee Compliance with Timekeeping Requirements?
Eung Il Kim, Yonsei UniversitySpeak up: Employees Voice in Regular Meetings Make Jack a Wise Boy
Stephen Havlovic, Laurentian University and Charles G. Smith, Otterbein CollegeThe Impact of Collective Bargaining and Geographic Location on the Pay Rates of Professional Nurses: A Longitudinal Analysis (1970-1993)
Jiaming Zheng, Beijing Huaxia Jianlong Mining Science & Technology Co. LtdThe Effect of Job-Housing Condition on Employees' Well-being: From the Perspective of Work-Life Balance
Tom Zaniello, Northern Kentucky University and National Labor CollegeThe Precariat in Epidemic Cinema
Mengjie Lyu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign"Good" Jobs and "Bad" Jobs in Chinese State Sector: Examining the Power of "Bianzhi (Official Staffing Quota)"
Seonghoon Hong, Rutgers UniversityGrievance Initiation of Graduate Student Employees
Lucombo J. Luveia and David Walter, Howard UniversityThe Chinese Trade Shock and Employer Concentration
Chair: Sandra Gangle, Retired Arbitrator
Panelists: Michael Z. Green, Texas A&M University
Rebekah Ratliff, JAMS Mediator/Arbitrator
Co-Chairs: Emily H. Yen, University of Virginia and Shannon Potter, University of Toronto
Chair: Chuling Huang, Cornell University ILR School
Presenters: John Kallas, Eli Friedman and Dana Trentalange, Cornell UniversityThe ILR Labor Action Tracker: Initial Findings and Future Research Questions
Justin Vinton, Rutgers UniversityA Bottom Up Approach to Collaborative Partnership: Evidence from Public Education
Discussant: Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers University
4.5  LERA Best Papers IV: Gender (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Duanyi Yang, Cornell University
Presenters: Vidya Atal, Orkideh Gharehgozli and Luis San Vicente Portes, Montclair State UniversityThe Pro-cyclical Unemployment Gender Gap: A Household Occupational Portfolio Choice?
Alyson Jane Gounden Rock, McGill UniversityA Narrative Review of Gender in the Field of IR Grounded in Its History
Auret van Heerden, Equiception and Kamila Hamza Ahmed, Intrinsic ConsultancyHas Participation in the Global Value Chain Empowered Female Factory Workers in Ethiopia?
4.6  Labor Market Effects of Occupational Regulation (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 6
Chair: Maria Koumenta, Queen Mary University of London
Presenters: Janna Johnson, University of MinnesotaOccupational Licensing, Trailing Spouses, and Labor Market Attachment
Alicia Plemmons, Southern Illinois University EdwardsvilleOccupational Regulation and Ethnic Enclaves
Darwyyn Deyo, San Jose State UniversityLocked Out: The Labor Market Effects of Licensing Bans for Criminal Records
Nicholas Carollo, University of California, Los AngelesThe Impact of Occupational Licensing on Earnings and Employment: Evidence from State-Level Policy Changes
Discussants: Morris M. Kleiner, University of Minnesota
Brad Larsen, Stanford University
Michele Pellizzari, University of Geneva


Conference Activities  •  6/6/2021
10:30 ‑ 10:45 am
Co-Chairs: Emily Smith and Bernadette Tiemann, LERA
11 am ‑ 12 pmConcurrent Sessions
Co-Chairs: Eileen B. Hoffman, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and Sarah Morgan, International Labour Organization Office for the United States
Panelists: Kevin J. Wagner, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceUse of Various Remote Platforms for Dispute Resolution
Antoinette Turner, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceLMR in a post-COVID World
Christopher Land-Kazlauskas, International Labour Organization, GenevaGlobal Employment Impacts of COVID-19
Chair: Brishen Rogers, Temple University
Presenters: Kathryn Zickuhr, Washington Center for Equitable GrowthThe Future of Worker Surveillance
Alexandra Mateescu, Data & Society Research InstituteWorkplace Monitoring and Surveillance in the Domestic Care Industry
Luke Elliott-Negri, CUNY Graduate Center; Ruth Milkman, City University of New York Graduate Center; Kathleen Griesbach and Adam Reich, Columbia UniversityBack to the Future! Algorithmically-obscured Piece Rate Pay and Worker Resistance in the Gig Economy
Jasmine Hill, Stanford UniversityGood Jobs, Bad Intel: How Racial Inequality Persists in the Information Age
Discussants: Annette Bernhardt, University of California, Berkeley
Chandra Childers, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Chair: Thomas J. Norman, California State University Dominguez Hills
Presenters: John Forth, City, University of London; Alex Bryson, University College London; and Nikolaos Theodoropoulos, University of CyprusThe Role of the Workplace in Ethnic Wage Differentials
Julieth Santamaria, University of MinnesotaWhen a Stranger Shall Sojourn With Thee: The Impact of the Venezuelan Exodus on Colombian Labor Markets
Katherine Maich, UC BerkeleyJuntos Estamos Divididos: Gendered Unity and Distinction in an Immigrant Worker Center
Joey Soehardjojo, Cardiff University and Guglielmo Meardi, Scuola Normale SuperioreEmbedded and Layered Contestation in the Diffusion of Dominant HRM Models: Evidence of Japanese Management Practice Adoption in Indonesia
5.5  LERA Best Papers V: Race (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Janice Bellace, University of Pennsylvania
Presenters: Virginia Parks and Ian Ross Baran, University of California IrvineHow Structural and Frontline Practices in a Union-Public Sector Job Training Program Matter for Racial and Gender Equity
Jesse Wursten, KU Leuven and Michael Reich, University of California, BerkeleyDo Minimum Wages Still Reduce Racial Inequality? Are White Workers Hurt?
Phela I. Townsend, Rutgers UniversityWhy do Black Worker Centers Exist? A Critical Analysis of Race and Worker Organizing
5.6  Conducting Investigative Interviews—Breakout Stream 6
Chair: Antone Aboud, Pennsylvania State University
Featured Speaker: Antone Aboud, Pennsylvania State University
11 am ‑ 12 pm
Co-Chairs: John McCarthy, Cornell University and Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University
12:15 ‑ 1:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Bill Dirksen, The Ford Motor Company (ret.)
Panelists: Jenny Torony, Ford Motor CompanyU.S. Labor Affairs Perspective
Wendy Burkett, Ford Motor CompanyGlobal Manufacturing Safety Perspective
Steve Zimmerla, United Auto WorkersAdministrative, Financial, and Operative Perspective
Brandon Keatts, United Auto WorkersUAW Operations, Health, and Safety Perspective
Chair: Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State University
Panelists: Betty Widgeon, Arbitrator, Special Master, Fact Finder and Mediator
Lee Hornberger, Arbitrator and Mediator
Chair: Cynthia Estlund, New York University
Panelists: Sam Bagenstos and Elizabeth Anderson, University of Michigan
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Suresh Naidu, Columbia University
Jenny R. Yang, U.S. Department of Labor
Chair: Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers University
Presenters: Lindsey Cameron, University of Pennsylvania and Hatim A. Rahman, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University(Not) Seeing Like an Algorithm: Managerial Control and Worker Resistance in the Platform Economy
Arvind Karunakaran, McGill UniversityFront-Line Professionals in the Wake of Social Media Scrutiny: A Process Model of Obscured Accountability
Yao Yao, University of Ottawa and Sida Liu, University of TorontoWhere Rookies Prevail: Digital Habitus and Age-based Earnings Differentials in Online Legal Services
Kwan Lee, University of Houston VictoriaTies that Bind but Pay: The Consequences of Noncompete Agreements on Compensation
6.5  LERA Best Papers VI: Technical Change Part A (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles
Presenters: Trevor Quan, Faun Rice and Mairead Matthews, Digital Think Tank by ICTCResponsible Innovation in Canada and Beyond: Understanding and Improving the Social Impacts of Technology
Laurence Ales, Christophe Combemale, Erica Fuchs and Kate S. Whitefoot, Carnegie Mellon UniversityHow It's Made: A General Theory of the Labor Implications of Technological Change
6.6  Union Responses to New Technology—Breakout Stream 6
Chair: Adam Seth Litwin, Cornell University
Panelists: Ben Begleiter, UNITE HEREUnion Responses To Technology in the Hospitality Industry
Jennifer Kelly, United Automobile WorkersUnion Responses To Technology in the Automotive Industry
Brendan Danaher, Transport Workers Union of AmericaUnion Responses To Technology in the Transportation Sector
Hal Ruddick, Alliance of Health Care UnionsUnion Responses To Technology in Healthcare
12:15 ‑ 1:15 pm
Chair: Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State University
1:45 ‑ 2:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
Co-Chairs: Antone Aboud, Pennsylvania State University; Michael Wasser, Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO; and Carla Katz, Rutgers University
Chair: Janet Gillman, Oregon Employment Relations Board
Panelists: Steve Irvin, Oregon Employment Relations Board
Todd Dickey, Syracuse University
7.3  Capital and Labor After Trump (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 3
Chair: Matthew M. Bodah, University of Rhode Island
Presenters: Michael Hillard, University of Southern Maine and Richard McIntyre, University of Rhode IslandWhy Is There So Much Talk of Stakeholderism, and So Little of It?
Steven Greenhouse, Author and Former New York Times ReporterMaking Sense of White Industrial Workers and the 2020 Election
Wilma B. Liebman, LERA President-Elect and Program Chair"Business, Labor, and the Divided (or United) Government After Trump"?
Chair: Kate Bronfenbrenner, Cornell University
Presenters: Roger White, Arizona State UniversityIncome Tax Noncompliance and Professional License Suspension: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Missouri
Or Shay and Adam Seth Litwin, Cornell UniversityWhat Do Unions Do… for Temps? Collective Bargaining and the Job Quality Penalty
Nathan Wilmers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Nicole Kreisberg, Brown UniversityBlacklist or Short List: Do Employers Discriminate Against Union Supporters
Patrick Hibbard, Lisa Blomgren Amsler and M. Scott Jackman, Indiana UniversityRepresentative Bureaucracy and Organizational Justice in Mediation
7.5  LERA Best Papers VII: Technical Change Part B (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign
Presenters: Larry Liam Ching Liu, Princeton UniversityThe Relationship between Job Quality and Automatability of Occupations
Andrew Weaver and Suyeon Kang, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEmployer-Provided Training and Technical Change
Turner Cotterman, Mitchell Small and Erica Fuchs, Carnegie Mellon UniversityThe Transition to Electrified Vehicles: Implications for the Future of Automotive Manufacturing and Worker Skills and Occupations?
3 ‑ 4 pm
Chair: Adrienne E. Eaton, LERA President
4:15 ‑ 4:30 pm
Virtual Happy Hour, Sponsored by MIT—All Streams Wilma B. Liebman, LERA President-Elect and Program Chair


Conference Activities  •  6/7/2021
10 ‑ 10:15 am
Co-Chairs: Emily Smith and Bernadette Tiemann, LERA
10:30 ‑ 11:15 am
Co-Chairs: Fred Alvarez, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass and Former EEOC Commissioner and Jenny R. Yang, U.S. Department of Labor
Featured Speakers: Darrick Hamilton, The New School
Fred Redmond, United Steelworkers
Johnna Torsone, Pitney Bowes
11:15 am ‑ 1:30 pm
Featured Speaker: Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-Chairs: Matthew Hinkel, Michigan State University and Ki-Jung Kim, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Panelists: Adrienne E. Eaton, LERA President
Peter Berg, Michigan State University
Dionne Pohler, University of Toronto
Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:15 am ‑ 12:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
8.1  LERA Award Winners Roundtable—Breakout Stream 1
Co-Chairs: Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State University and Janice Bellace, University of Pennsylvania
Panelists: Jack Fiorito, Florida State University
Alexander J.S. Colvin, Cornell University
Richard Fincher, Workplace Resolutions LLC
Christian Ibsen, University of Copenhagen
Edward Potter, The Coca-Cola Company
8.2  The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers and Businesses (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 2
Chair: Dionne Pohler, University of Toronto
Presenters: Kourtney Koebel and Dionne Pohler, University of TorontoLabor Markets in Crisis: The Double Liability of Low-Wage Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Alycia Damp, Shannon Potter and Dionne Pohler, University of TorontoCOVID-19 and Organizations: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Jordan Lewis-Morden and Dionne Pohler, University of TorontoCo-operatives in a Time of Crisis: The Impact of Banking with a Credit Union During COVID-19 on Business Viability
8.3  Weathering COVID Without Work (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 3
Chair: Daniel Schneider, Harvard Kennedy School
Presenters: Alex Bartik, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Marianne Bertrand and Feng Lin, University of Chicago; Jesse Rothstein and Matt Unrath, University of California, BerkeleyMeasuring the Labor Market at the Onset of the COVID-19 Crisis
Bradley L. Hardy, American University; Charles M. Hokayem, Centre College; and Stephen Roll, Washington University in St. LouisRacial Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes Due to COVID-19
Daniel Schneider, Harvard Kennedy School; Kristen Harknett, University of California, San Francisco; and Annette Gailliot, Harvard Kennedy SchoolThe Consequences of Unemployment for Service Sector Workers during COVID-19
Anna Gassman-Pines, Duke University; Elizabeth O. Ananat, Barnard College, Columbia University; and John Fitz-Henley II, Duke UniversityIdentifying Effects of Jobs with Unpredictable Scheduling on Worker and Family Well-being: Evidence from Multiple Approaches
Discussant: Alix Gould-Werth, Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Chair: Maite Tapia, Michigan State University
Panelists: Naomi R Williams, Rutgers UniversityThe Need for Critical Race Theory Within IR History
Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Rutgers UniversityCritical Race Theory and Labor Studies
Discussant: Tamara Lee, Rutgers University
8.5  LERA Best Papers VIII: International Part A (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rutgers University
Presenters: Lorenzo Frangi, University of Québec at Montréal and Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana -ChampaignGlobal Union Federations in Affiliates' Websites: Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces at Play in Organizational Identity
Marissa Brookes, University of California, RiversideTransnational Labor Campaigns: How Many, Where, and When?
Lorenzo Frangi, University of Québec at Montréal; Jack Fiorito, Florida State University; and Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana -ChampaignStill Two Different Twins? Union Attitudinal and Behavioral Insights Across the USA-Canada Border
Yiluyi Zeng, University of WarwickPerceiving Exploitation: Freelancers Understanding of Work and Relations With Clients
8.6  Labor and Democracy—Breakout Stream 6
Chair: Angela B. Cornell, Cornell University
Presenters: Wilma B. Liebman, LERA President-Elect and Program ChairIndustrial Democracy in the U.S. Past and Present
Nelson Lichtenstein, University of California, Santa BarbaraSectoral Bargaining in the U.S., Historical Roots of 21st Century Renewal
Kenneth Roberts, Cornell UniversityLabor and Democracy: Constructing, Deepening and Defending Citizenship Rights
Chanda Chungu, University of ZambiaLabour and Challenges to Democracy: Selective African Perspectives on Labour Rights as Enhancers of Democratic Governance
11:15 am ‑ 12:15 pm
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University (ret.) and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
12:30 ‑ 1:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg
Panelists: Heidi Shierholz, Economic Policy InstituteGoverning
Janice Fine, Rutgers UniversityOrganizing
Marshall Babson, SeyfarthManaging
Discussant: Juliana Feliciano Reyes, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Chair: Kathryn Zickuhr, Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Presenters: Robert Manduca, University of MichiganThe Intersection of Racial and Regional Economic Inequality
Chris Becker, Stanford UniversityHistorical Lessons From the American South for Addressing Regional Inequality
Jaimie Worker, Economic Policy InstitutePreempting Progress: State Interference in Local Policymaking Prevents People of Color, Women, and Low-income Workers from Making Ends Meet in the South
Zoe Willingham, Center for American ProgressThe Path to Rural Resilience in America
Chair: Adewale Maye, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Presenter: Lonnie Golden, Penn State AbingtonThe Involuntary Part-time Work and Underemployment Problem in the U.S.
Panelist: Rachel Deutsch, The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)How Fair Workweek Laws Across the U.S. are Addressing Part-time Worker Underemployment
Discussant: Julie Vogtman, National Women's Law Center
Chair: Jack Fiorito, Florida State University
Presenters: Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers UniversityRutgers' Faculty Union's Role in Giving Faculty, Other Workers, and the Community a Voice in COVID-19 Planning
Amir Fleischman, University of Michigan Graduate Employees' Organization, AFT Local 3550University of Michigan Graduate Employees' Historic Strike for a Safe and Just Campus
Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State UniversityWhat Happens When a Large University Without a Faculty Union Addresses the Pandemic?: You Get a Top Down Plan
9.5  LERA Best Papers IX: International Part B (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Hao Zhang, Renmin University
Presenters: Juliana Brandao, Holly Gibbs, Jane Collins and Lisa Naughton, University of Wisconsin-MadisonUsing Public and Private Initiatives to Confront Modern Slavery: Lessons From Cattle Production in Pará, Brazil
Weihao Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignThe Effects of Populism on Management Views of Employee Consultation: Evidence from European Workplaces
Salil Sapre, Michigan State UniversityGoing Global but Staying Local: The Mechanics of a Local Labor Control Regime in Export-Oriented Garment Manufacturing in India
9.6  LERA/AILR Best Papers (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 6
Co-Chairs: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles and Paul J. Gollan, University of Wollongong
Presenters: Stacy A. Hickox and Alia Sloan, Michigan State UniversityPerspectives on the Hiring Process from both Employers and Applicants with a Criminal Record
Rita Trivedi, National Labor Relations BoardConsequences of a Mismatch: Remedial Philosophy and Statutory Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act
Rachel Sederberg, Northeastern UniversityNo Longer Qualified? Changes in the Supply and Demand for Skills within Occupations
Hyesook Chung, Cornell UniversityFlexible Staffing Practices, Unit-level Turnover, and Performance Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic
David Jacobs, American UniversityToward a Differentiated Model of Industrial Relations in the United States
12:30 ‑ 1:30 pm
NCAC Chapter Administration Workshop (Workshop)—Committee Stream
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University (ret.) and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
Featured Speakers: Jonathan Cohen, Plosia Cohen LLCMethods to stimulate interest, designing programming for your audience, methods to grow the organization through strategic partnerships, creating value for membership, and other initiatives.
J. Felix De La Torre, California Public and Employment Relations Board
1:45 ‑ 2:45 pm
Chair: Wilma B. Liebman, LERA President-Elect and Program Chair
Featured Speaker: Adrienne E. Eaton, LERA President
3 ‑ 5:15 pm
Co-Chairs: Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State University and Tashlin Lakhani, Cornell University
Panelists: Maite Tapia, Michigan State University
Alan Benson, University of Minnesota
Adrienne E. Eaton, LERA President
Alexander J.S. Colvin and Rosemary Batt, Cornell University
Chris Riddell, University of Waterloo
John S. Heywood, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
3 ‑ 4 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State University
Panelists: John W. Budd, University of Minnesota
Michael David Maffie, Pennsylvania State University
Tamara Lee, Rutgers University
Christine Riordan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chair: William Spriggs, AFL-CIO
Presenters: Randall Akee, University of California, Los Angeles; Emilia Simeonova, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School; and Maggie R. Jones, United States Census BureauDo Cash Transfers During Childhood Reduce Racial Income Inequality in Adulthood? Evidence from American Indian Casino Cash Transfers
Blythe George, University of California, BerkeleyConceptions of Work and "the Body": Implications for the Labor Market Preferences of World Renewal Men with Criminal Records
Jeffrey Burnette, Rochester Institute of TechnologyChallenges of Collecting Education Data for Native Communities
10.3  Labor Studies and the Future of Work(ers)—Breakout Stream 3
Chair: Naomi R Williams, Rutgers University
Presenters: Tobias Schulze-Cleven and Todd Vachon, Rutgers UniversityRevaluing Work(ers): Toward a Democratic and Sustainable Future
Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University and John McCarthy, Cornell UniversityScaling Collaborative School Reform
Michelle Van Noy, Heather McKay and Alysa Hannon, Rutgers UniversityChallenging Neoliberal Education Policy from Within the Paradigm
Discussants: Virginia Doellgast, Cornell University
Martin Krzywdzinski, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
Chair: Sarah E. Mason, University of California, Santa Cruz
Panelists: Andrew Wolf, University of Wisconsin, MadisonCOVID-19 and the Fissured Workplace: How Declining Employment Standards Socialized Corporate Risk and Made the COVID-19 Pandemic Worse
Magally A. Miranda Alcazar, University of California, Los AngelesCoronavirus, Care, and the Future of Work
10.5  LERA Best Papers X: Nature of Work Part A (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Yea Hee Ko, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Presenters: Jenna E. Myers, University of TorontoThe Future of Training; Vendor and User Co-production of New Knowledge Surrounding Fast-changing, Digital Technologies
Xincheng Qiu and Eric Jincheng Huang, University of PennsylvaniaLabor Misallocation with Precautionary Saving
Gregory Lyon, Georgetown UniversityJob Security, Partisanship, and Environmental Regulation
Jeongrock Kim, Tasneem Omar Ava, Jalana Ellis, Daniela Febres and Amanda Klavert, University of TorontoRetooling the Double-Edged Sword: Exploring the Impact of Functional Heterogeneity on Informal Cross-Functional Collaboration
4:15 ‑ 5:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Thomas A. Lenz, Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
Panelists: Thomas A. Lenz, Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & RomoA management view
Latika Malkani, Siegel LeWitter MalkaniA labor view
Mori Rubin and William Cowen, National Labor Relations BoardAn NLRB view
11.2  Competition and Institutions in Labor Markets (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 2
Chair: Michael Lipsitz, Federal Trade Commission
Presenters: Anna Stansbury and Gregor Schubert, Harvard University and Bledi Taska, Burning Glass TechnologiesEmployer Concentration and Outside Options
Suresh Naidu, Columbia University and Eric Posner, University of ChicagoLabor Monopsony and the Limits of the Law
Michael Lipsitz, Federal Trade Commission and Mark Tremblay, Miami UniversityNoncompete Agreements through the Lens of Antitrust
11.3  Teacher Compensation, Education, and Unequal Opportunity (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 3
Chair: Kate Bahn, The Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Presenters: Eunice Hahn, University of UtahTeacher Compensation and Student Performance: Evidence from National Data on Districts' Finances and Standardized Test Scores
Patrice Mareschal and Jeffrey H. Keefe, Rutgers UniversityBetter Pay and Unequal Educational Opportunity
Sylvia A. Allegretto, University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Mishel, Economic Policy InstituteTrends in the Teacher Wage and Compensation Penalties Through 2019
Discussant: Kate Bahn, The Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Chair: Christine Riordan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Andrew Minster, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyDisrupting the Rhythm of the Night: Collective Action Among Nightlife Entertainers During COVID-19
Carla Lima Aranzaes, Michigan State University; Christian Ibsen, University of Copenhagen; Maite Tapia and Phillip DeOrtentiis, Michigan State UniversitySolidarity with Temporary Workers?
Benjamin Aaron Kreider, Manhattan Strategy GroupA Tale of Two Campaigns: Opportunities and Challenges for Collaboration between Immigrant Worker Centers and Unions
Salil Sapre and Maite Tapia, Michigan State UniversityChallenging Systemic Oppression through Contentious Action: Analyzing Labor Contestation by Marginalized Workers using Critical Race Theory
Discussant: Eric Dirnbach, Laborers' International Union of North America
11.5  LERA Best Papers XI: Nature of Work Part B (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Hyesook Chung, Cornell University
Presenters: Yea Hee Ko, University of Wisconsin-MadisonUnpacking the Challenges and Opportunities of Personal Specialization
Bulin Zhang and Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers UniversityTo Gain Knowledge and Support: The Online Discussion Topics for Ride-hailing Platform Workers - A Text Mining Perspective
Mark Erlich, Harvard UniversityMisclassification in Construction: The Original Gig Economy
Chair: Janice Bellace, University of Pennsylvania
Presenters: Greg J. Bamber, Monash University (Melbourne) and Alison Barnes, The National Tertiary Education UnionAustralian Faculty Union's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Rafael Gomez, University of TorontoDealing with COVID at a Large Canadian University With a Strong Faculty Union
Ana Lopes, Newcastle UniversityThe Response of UK Faculty Unions to the COVID-19 Crisis


Conference Activities  •  6/8/2021
10:30 ‑ 10:45 am
Co-Chairs: Emily Smith and Bernadette Tiemann, LERA
11 am ‑ 12 pm
Chair: Cynthia Estlund, New York University
Featured Speakers: Oren Cass, American CompassThe Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America
Damon Silvers, AFL-CIOThe Liberal, Progressive, Democratic Agenda for American Workers
12:15 ‑ 1:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
12.1  Technology and the Future of Work—Breakout Stream 1
Chair: Cynthia Estlund, New York University
Panelists: Ifeoma Ajunwa, UNC School of LawThe Quantified Worker
Cynthia Estlund, New York UniversityWhat Should We Do After Work?
Brishen Rogers, Temple UniversitySeeing Like a Boss: Technology and the Future of Work
Discussant: Valerio De Stefano, University of Leuven
Chair: Maria Lorena Cook, Cornell University
Presenters: Katiuscia Galhera, Dourados Federal UniversityUneasy Co-Existence: Conflictual Cooperation and Repressive Familialism at Walmart Brazil
Scott B. Martin, Columbia UniversityDivergent National Patterns of Labor Contestation Surrounding Walmart: Comparisons with Argentina, Chile, and Mexico
Joao Paulo Candia Veiga, Universidade de Sao PauloAnalyzing Walmart's Competitive Decline and Exit from Brazil: Labor Claims and Failures of Global Diffusion
Discussants: Nelson Lichtenstein, University of California, Santa Barbara
Chris Tilly, University of California, Los Angeles
12.3  Political Parties as Employment Relations Actors (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 3
Chair: Maite Tapia, Michigan State University
Presenters: Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and John W. Budd, University of MinnesotaThe Changing Engagement of Political Parties in Industrial Relations: A Comparative, Longitudinal Analysis of Political Party Manifestos
Marick Masters, Wayne State University and Raymond F. Gibney, Penn State HarrisburgThe Role of Unions in Democratic Presidential Politics
Arianna Tassinari, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies - MPIfGDisintermediation or Marriages of Convenience? Anti-System Parties and Social Concertation in Southern Europe
12.4  LERA Best Papers XII: Law and Regulations (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 4
Chair: Zan Blue, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
Presenters: Aibak Hafeez, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignResolving Discrimination Claims in a Post-dispute Voluntary Arbitration System: An Empirical Analysis of the Securities Industry
Assaf Shlomo Bondy, Tel-Aviv University and Jonathan Preminger, Cardiff UniversityEmbracing Juridification, Renewing Collective IR: Collective Response to the 'Employment Rights Regime'
12.5  LERA Best Papers XIII: Labor Unions and Employee Voice Part A (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Dillan Francesca Bono-Lunn, Elon University
Presenters: Mark R Reiff, University of California at DavisThe Union as a Basic Institution of Society
Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University and Christine Riordan, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignExercising Voice in the Decentralized Work of Travel Nursing
Lisa Kresge, University of California, BerkeleyUnion Collective Bargaining Agreement Strategies in Response to Data-Driven Technologies
Chair: Robert Stumberg, Georgetown University
Panelists: Mark Pearce, Workers Rights Institute, Georgetown UniversityLegal and Contractual Aspects of University Procurement
Sapna Thottathil (invited), Associate Director of Sustainability, University of CaliforniaWorkers Rights within the Context of the Broader Movement for Sustainable Institutions
Ravi Anupindi (invited), Center for Value Chain Innovation, University of MichiganAligning Universities Commitment to Human Rights with the Business Side of Campus Operations
Patrick Dixon, Georgetown UniversityThe Acute Challenges to Workplace Safety within the Food Production Sector
1:30 ‑ 2:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Rosemary Batt, Cornell University
Presenters: Tashlin Lakhani and Rosemary Batt, Cornell UniversityHow Do Franchise Brand Requirements and Control Mechanisms Affect Pay and Working Conditions in Franchisee Units?
Kati Griffith, Cornell University and Andrew Elmore, University of MiamiFranchisor Power as Employment Control
Can Ouyang, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityIs Growth a Blessing or an Obstacle? Effect of Franchise Growth on Franchisees' Investment in Human Resource Management
Lance Compa, Cornell University and Tony Royle, University of YorkCommand Central: A Comparative Analysis of McDonald's Franchising and Collective Bargaining in Five Countries
Discussants: Mary Joyce Carlson, counsel to Fight for Fifteen
John A. Gordon, Pacific Management Consulting Group
Chair: Tony Dobbins, Birmingham Business School
Presenters: Martin Behrens, Hans Boeckler Foundation and Andi Pekarek, University of MelbourneDelivering the Goods? German Industrial Relations Institutions During the COVID-19 Crisis
David Peetz, Griffith University; Sean O'Brady, McMaster University; Johanna Weststar, Western University; Rae Cooper and Marian Baird, University of SydneyContradictions of Control and Insecurity During the COVID-19 Crisis in Australian and Canadian Universities
Christian Ibsen, University of Copenhagen; Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Hye Jin Rho, Michigan State University; Christine Riordan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Maite Tapia, Michigan State UniversityDo Institutions Mitigate Risks for Exposed Workers during COVID? Evidence from a Cross-National Survey of Danish and American Workers
13.3  Putting Labor's Capital to Work (Workshop)—Breakout Stream 3
Chair: Stephen R. Sleigh, Sleigh Strategy LLC
Panelists: Tom Croft, Steel Valley AuthorityHarnessing Labor's Capital to Make a Better World: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach
Keith Mestrich, Amalgamated BankBanking in the Real World: How Labor can Organize Money
Randy Kinder, AFL-CIO Investment Trust CorporationInvesting in the Real World: Competitive Returns, Creating Jobs
13.4  LERA Best Papers XIV: Law and Dispute Resolution (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 4
Chair: Debra L. Casey, Temple University
Presenters: Adam D.K. King, Leah Vosko and Olena Lyubchenko, York University and Veldon Coburn, Institute of Indigenous Research and StudiesExploring the Origins of "the Core of Indianness": Four B Manufacturing v The United Garment Workers of America (1979)
David Nash and Deborah Hann, Cardiff UniversityShips Passing in the Night? Strategic Human Resource Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.K.
John Revitte and Robert F. Banks, Michigan State UniversityDispute Resolution Among the 14 Big Ten Universities Regarding Their Non-Union Faculty and Academic Staff Grievances
13.5  LERA Best Papers XV: Labor Unions and Employee Voice Part A (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Ian Greer, Cornell University
Presenters: Eric Benjamin Blanc, New York UniversityRank-and-File Organizing and Digital Mobilizing in the 2018 Teachers' Strikes
Stephen Silvia, American UniversityLabor Unions and Industrial Policy
Rachel Aleks, University of Windsor and John Kallas, Cornell UniversityStarting Off on the Right Foot: How Organizing Tactics Affect First Contract Negotiations
Andrew Keyes, Florida State University; Zachary A. Russell, Xavier University; and Jack Fiorito, Florida State UniversityWorkplace Instrumentality, Prosocial Instrumentality, and Union Satisfaction
13.6  The Role of Education and Training in the Economic Recovery (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 6
Co-Chairs: Michelle Van Noy and Heather McKay, Rutgers University
Presenters: Justin Vinton, Rutgers UniversityEU Models of Technician Education
Ann-Claire Anderson, CORDFuture of Work and Technician Education
Iris Palmer, New AmericaNew Models of Career Preparation
Discussant: Stephen Crawford, The George Washington University
2:45 ‑ 3:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Brandeis University
Panelists: Matt Mayernick, National Center for Atmospheric ResearchLaunching a Consortium -- The Council of Data Facilities
Barbara Mittleman, WayMark AnalyticsArchitecting Pre-Competitive Partnerships -- The BioMarkers Consoritum
Michael David Maffie, Pennsylvania State UniversityCollaboration in Contested Terrain -- the NYC Uber Drivers
Nick Berente, University of Notre DameNew Career Paths -- the Campus Research Computing Consortium
Helen Berman, Rutgers University
Ron Hutchins, University of Virginia
Alysia Garmulewicz, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Discussant: John L. King, University of Michigan
Chair: Alexander J.S. Colvin, Cornell University
Panelists: Desiree LeClercq, Cornell UniversityThe Failure of Global and National Governance
Brandt Wagner, ILOILO
Fabrizio Barcellona, International Transport Workers' FederationThe Role of Seafarer Unions
Tim Springett, UK Chamber of Shipping
Birgit Pauksztat, Uppsala University
Naim Nazha, Transport Canada
Chair: Pamela L. Egan, University of California, Berkeley
Panelists: Rebecca Hanson, SEIU UHW & The Education FundSEIU UHW & Joint Education Fund: Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adine Forman, Hospitality Training AcademyHospitality Training Academy: Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Luis Sandoval, Building Skills PartnershipBuilding Skills Partnership: Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Deborah Moy, California Transit Works!California Transit Works!: Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Discussant: Aida Cardenas, California Workforce Development Board
14.4  LERA Best Papers XVI: Labor-Management Relations (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 4
Chair: Elena Falcettoni, Board of Governors
Presenters: Rafael Gomez, University of Toronto; Alex Bryson, University College London; and Akshay Mohan, University of TorontoTrust and Cooperation in Labor-Management Relations
Salil Gadgil, University of California, Los Angeles Anderson and Jason Sockin, University of PennsylvaniaCaught in the Act: How Corporate Scandals Hurt Employees
Lian Zhou, Guangdong University of Technology; Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political Sciences; Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University; Long Zhang, Hunan University; and Jonathan Booth, London School of Economics and Political ScienceEmployee-Organization Relationships and Workplace Deviance: A Marxist Perspective
Antonio Falato, Federal Reserve Board; Hyunseob Kim, Cornell University; and Till M. von Wachter, University of California, Los AngelesShareholder Power and the Decline of Labor
14.5  LERA Best Papers XVII: Wages (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 5
Chair: Michael Loconto, Labor Arbitrator
Presenters: Anil Verma, University of TorontoLow Wage Work: Can Workers Escape Low Wages? Recent Evidence from a Survey & Implications for Policy
Matthew Hinkel, Michigan State UniversityMisclassified Information: The Effect of Prevailing Wage Laws on Informal Construction Employment
Kyoko Suzuki, University of TokyoUnions' Effects on Wage Inequality in Japan
Zhengxiong Yang and Shiwei Zhang, Jilin University and Mingwei Liu, Rutgers UniversityCrossover Design and the Evaluation of the Labor Market Effects of Minimum Wages in China
14.6  LERA Best Papers XVIII: Labor and Employment Relations (Symposium)—Breakout Stream 6
Chair: Rosemary Batt, Cornell University
Presenters: Gabrielle Pepin, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment ResearchThe Effects of Child Care Subsidies on Paid Child Care Participation and Labor Market Outcomes
Rosemary Batt, Cornell University and Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy ResearchOwnership Structures and Financial Strategies in Hospitals: Evidence from Private Equity Owned and Non-Profit Systems
Martin St-Arnaud and Pier-Luc Bilodeau, Universite LavalConstruction Labour Referral in the Province of Quebec after the Prohibition of Union Hiring Halls: A Realist Evaluation
Sarah Soroui and Douglas Soorian Nevins, Brandeis UniversityPlaceless Workforce Development? Exploring the Implications of Virtual Workforce Development Services for Local Workforce Policy