The Harvard Law School Labor and Worklife Program and LEAP will be hosting a lunchtime panel event on the remarkable wave of union organizing sweeping through Starbucks stores across the country. Join us for a discussion on what the implications of labor law have been for worker power and unionization efforts at Starbucks and how this movement may shape the future of labor organizing in the US.
Description: Focus on work force and career issues. Topics include: Effects of globalization on work force and innovation, growth of networks in work; impact of career incentives on productivity; university policies; mobility...
Wasserstein Hall, Room 209 and on Zoom https://harvard.zoom.us/j/99064733354?pwd=VmkvYk1lb2hFRTZWSW5kZWpldXR2QT09
Please join us at Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall, Room 209 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm ET on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 for an [in-person/hybrid] event for a book discussion related to Democratize Work: The Case for Reorganizing the Economy, published in May 2022 by the University of Chicago Press.
The event will consist of two parts: first, a presentation by two of the co-editors of Democratize Work, followed by a panel discussion of leading scholars of democracy and labor on the themes presented in the book.
Speakers: Opening Presentation: conducted by Isabelle Ferreras (University of Louvain/Harvard Labor and Worklife Program) and Julie Battilana (HBS /HKS-SICI).
Your participation in this special panel discussion on the book is essential and will happen alongside our featured guests. After introducing the book, we will hear from an outstanding panel, reflecting on the diversity of perspectives and actors engaged with #DemocratizingWork:... Read more about Global Book Launch of Democratize Work
Unfortunately, the Covid crisis is not over. We regret that a variety of obstacles blocked us from carrying out the residential Trade Union Program at Harvard this year. We had hoped and began to plan for the program, but it has turned out not to be feasible. Nevertheless, in our effort to continue to support and educate the labor community, we will hold a new set of online workshops providing potent ideas and compelling visions for revitalizing unions and democracy.
The theme for this year’s online workshop is “Democracy Under Attack: What should unions do?” The workshop will...
There is great interest across government, industry, and academia in improving the U.S. innovation system, particularly in light of competitive threats from countries like China. American universities have long been a foundation of U.S. leadership in science, technology, and innovation. As with other U.S....