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    • Invisible No More: The Role of Training and Education in Increasing Union Activism of Chinese Home Care Workers in Local 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (UHE) 

      Margolies, Ken (2008-03-01)
      [Excerpt] In 2002 only a small number of Chinese home care workers represented by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (UHE) were involved in their union. Language, unfamiliarity with unions in the United States, and, ...
    • Is There A Women’s Way Of Organizing? Genders, Unions, and Effective Organizing 

      Whitefield, Pam; Alvarez, Sally; Emrani, Yasmin (2009-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Between spring of 2008 and summer 2009, Cornell ILR Labor Programs faculty, staff, and students conducted a project to investigate and analyze several recent examples of women-focused union organizing campaigns. ...
    • Labor Action Tracker: Annual Report 2021 

      Kallas, Johnnie; Grageda, Leonardo; Friedman, Eli (2022)
      [Excerpt] 2021 was a dramatic year for the US labor movement, with an upsurge in strike activity that gained extensive media attention. In light of ongoing speculation about the scope of these actions, we are particularly ...
    • Labor and Global Justice: Emerging Reform Coalitions in the World's Only Superpower 

      Turner, Lowell (2004-01-01)
      This paper examines rejuvenated labor, environmental and campus movements in the U.S., in case studies of living wage, anti-sweatshop, sustainable development and Justice for Janitors campaigns. The cases offer surprising ...
    • Labor Studies Credit and Degree Programs: A Growth Sector of Higher Education 

      Gray, Lois S. (1976-05-01)
      [Excerpt] In a time of generally declining economic activity, labor studies for college credit is a flourishing enterprise. While college enrollments are dropping, budgets being cut back, and new or marginal programs ...
    • Labor, Management, and Government Interactions 

      Katz, Harry C.; Kochan, Thomas A.; Colvin, Alexander (2015-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Labor, management, and government engage in complex interactions in emerging countries, and these interactions strongly influence the evolution of labor relations in those countries. For example, unions and other ...
    • Labor-Management Cooperation 

      Gray, Lois S. (1983-06-01)
      [Excerpt] In analyzing labor-management cooperation, it is important to be clear on what it is not. It is not an absence of strikes or conflict. Cooperation is not synonymous with industrial peace. Cooperation may take ...
    • Larry Rogin and Brendan Sexton: Labor Educators 

      Allen, Russell; Gray, Lois S. (1991-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This volume came about because their friends and work mates in labor education wanted to do something to pay their respects to two giants in their field—Brendan Sexton and Larry Rogin, who died within a few weeks ...
    • Letter to the Editor, <i>New Labor Forum</i> 

      Grabelsky, Jeffrey (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Bill Fletcher and Rick Hurd have shined a critical light on a vital issue facing the labor movement. They have asked, but not yet answered, how the AFL-ClO's "Organizing for Change, Changing to Organize" program ...
    • Lighting the Spark: COMET Program Mobilizes the Ranks for Construction Organizing 

      Grabelsky, Jeffrey (1995-01-01)
      This article describes the COMET (Construction Organizing Membership Education Training) program. Faced with declining membership and market share and an erosion of bargaining strength and political influence, building ...
    • Looking Ahead 

      Gray, Lois Spier; Seeber, Ronald L. (1996-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The American entertainment industry and its system of labor-management relations is now at a crossroads. Its future will be determined to a great extent by emerging developments that could either hinder or ...
    • Maine Climate Jobs Report 

      Cha, J. Mijin; Moskowitz, Hunter; Phillips, Mathew; Skinner, Lara R. (ILR Worker Institute, 2022-03)
      This report outlines these intersecting crises and then offers a series of “climate jobs” recommendations for Maine – a set of bold, science-based recommendations that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollution at ...
    • Making Transnational Collaboration Work 

      Gordon, Michael E.; Turner, Lowell (2000-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The need for transnational collaboration among unions across the world is great and growing in the global economy. Case studies presented in this book demonstrate the active fermentation in cross-border relations ...
    • Managing Union Management 

      Margolies, Ken (2012-08-01)
      [Excerpt] Management is a function, as well as a class of people. In this article, network member Ken Margolies discusses the management function within unions. It’s a subject he knows pretty well, having written a thesis ...
    • New York at Work 2021: Annual Report 

      Cornell University ILR School (2021)
      We are pleased to release the first edition of New York at Work from Cornell University’s New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). The report provides ILR expertise, research-based data and policy ...
    • NUMMI – Japanische Produktionskonzepte in den USA 

      Turner, Lowell (1990-01-01)
      [Excerpt] NUMMI, die Produktionsstätte des Joint-Venture von General Motors und Toyota, hat Modellcharakter für die gesamte US-Automobilindustrie erlangt und gilt mittlerweile als Paradebeispiel fur eine erfolgreiche ...
    • On-Demand Employment, Worker Misclassification, and Labor Standards 

      Kotler, Fred B. (2019-01-01)
      [Excerpt] On-demand platform work, like other forms of contingent and temporary employment, destabilizes industries, undermines worker protections and living standards, and significantly contributes to wealth and income ...
    • On-Demand Platform Workers in New York State: The Challenges for Public Policy 

      DeVault, Ileen A.; Figueroa, Maria; Kotler, Fred B.; Maffie, Michael; Wu, John (2019-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This report examines one specific subset of New York state’s contingent workforce: on-demand workers who obtain work through online platforms or “apps.” Often referred to popularly as “gig” workers, we use the ...
    • Organised Labour and Community Colleges 

      Gray, Lois S. (1976-10-01)
      [Excerpt] This paper will explore areas of labour-community college cooperation, survey jointly planned programmes currently underway, and analyse problem areas.
    • Passion for Justice’ 

      Margolies, Ken (2011-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Drawing on my experience and contacts, I advise and assist ILR students who are interested in working in the labor movement or other social justice organizations. Today's students seem more focused and practical ...