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    • 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 ...
    • Paths to Global Social Regulation – What Can Americans Learn from the European Union 

      Compa, Lance A.; Turner, Lowell (2003-01-01)
      [Excerpt] For American proponents of global justice, social Europe appears distant yet inspirational, with all its weaknesses still a "vanguard" model for the social regulation of the global economy. We believe that a great ...
    • Perils of the High and Low Roads: Employment Relations in the United States and Germany 

      Turner, Lowell; Wever, Kirsten S.; Fichter, Michael (2001-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The U.S. crisis is characterized by growing income inequality, a shrinking safety net, and the decline of worker representation. Like the German crisis, it is caused in part by intensified global competition. ...
    • Political Insiders and Social Activists: Coalition Building in New York and Los Angeles 

      Hauptmeier, Marco; Turner, Lowell (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Why have labor movements in New York City and Los Angeles changed so dramatically? And more specifically, why have the activist social coalitions that revitalized the labor movement in Los Angeles not played the ...
    • Power and Voice at Work: New Yorkers View Employer Retaliation as a Barrier to Addressing Workplace Problems and Express Desire for Union Representation 

      Tung, Irene; Pinto, Sanjay (2021-08)
      In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, this policy brief highlights key findings from the national Just Recovery Survey that provides insight into how New Yorkers compare to the rest of the country with regard to perceptions ...
    • Project Labor Agreements in New York State: In the Public Interest 

      Kotler, Fred B. J.D. (2009-03-01)
      It is especially challenging in these tough economic times for officials within New York City’s and New York State’s many entities to decide how best to use public money for construction and renovation projects. This article ...
    • Prospects for Worker Participation in Management in the Single Market 

      Turner, Lowell (1993-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This paper examines the development of and debates over the so-called social dimension of the single market project, with particular reference to the issues of employee information, consultation, and participation ...
    • Psychosocial Capacity Building in New York: Building Resiliency with Construction Workers Assigned to Ground Zero after 9/11 

      Miller, Joshua; Grabelsky, Jeffrey; Wagner, KC (2010-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Psychosocial capacity building, which is a more common approach in response to disasters outside of Western Europe and the U.S., was, in part, a reaction against the perceived “traumatization” and pathologizing ...
    • Puerto Ricans, Politics, and Labor Activism 

      Gonzalez, Eddie; Gray, Lois S. (1984-01-11)
      [Excerpt] Puerto Rican electoral activism in urban America is a relatively recent development. When we contrast electoral activism with labor activism, we find that Puerto Rican participation in the labor movement generally ...