Wednesday, March 16, 2011
UCLA Law School - Room 2448
The Prospects for Domestic Regulation of Labor Standards in a Globalized Labor Market
Presented by David Weil, Boston University Schol of Management
About the Speaker:
David Weil is the Everett V. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar & Professor of Finance and Economics at Boston University School of Management. He is also co-director of the Transparency Policy Project at the Ash Institute at Harvard Kennedy School.
David Weil’s research spans regulatory and labor market policy, industrial and labor relations, occupational safety and health, and transparency policy. He has written three books, including Full Disclosure: The Perils and Promise of Transparency (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and the award-winning Stitch in Time: Lean Retailing and the Transformation of Manufacturing (Oxford University Press, 1999). In addition, he has worked as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Labor, its Wage and Hour Division, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and a number of other government agencies. He also serves as mediator and advisor in a range of labor union and labor/management settings across the globe.
This event is presented by the UCLA Globalization and Labor Standards Project, the Epstein Public Interest Law Program.