Media from IRLE Events



Breaks in the Chain: What Immigrant Workers Can Teach America About Democracy 
Presented by Paul Apostolidis, Whitman College | Discussant: Victor Narro, UCLA Labor Center 
November 3, 2011

New Zealand's Lessons for the US: Bringing Democratic Representation into Non-Majority Workplaces 
Presented by Mark Harcourt, Waikato Management School New Zealand 
October 17, 2011
Which Way Forward for Swedish Unions? A Power Resources Perspective? 
Presented by Erik Bengtsson, University of Gothenburg
June 1, 2011

Labor in the Global South: A Search for Solutions

UCLA IRLE Graduate Student Conference 
May 27 - 28, 2011

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6


Building 'Welfare Power' in 1960s Los Angeles: The Strategic Alliance between the Chicana Welfare Rights Organization and the Social Workers Local 535 
by Alejandra Marchevsky 
May 25, 2011


The Immigrant Rights Protest of 2006: Explanatory Quandaries and Future Prospects 
by Kim Voss, UC Berkeley Sociology & Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, UCLA Labor Center 
May 18, 2011
Book Talk: "Reds, Whites and Blues: Social Movements, Folk Music and Race in the United States 
by William G. Roy, UCLA Department of Sociology 
May 11, 2011
A New Industrial Democracy? Recent Trends and Changes in the French Labor Movement 
by Karel Yon, Lille Center for Politics and Administration 
April 20, 2011
Seeking Spatial Justice: Labor-Community Coalition Building in Los Angeles: 1965- 2010 
by Edward Soja, UCLA Urban Planning and Madeline Janis, LAANE 
April 20, 2011
Lula's Hegemony and Brazilian Labor Relations: The Case of Call Center and their Unions 
by Ruy Braga, University of São Paulo 
April 13, 2011

Reconnecting to Work: Consequences of Long-Term Unemployment & Prospects for Job Creation 
UCLA IRLE Conference 
April 1 - 2, 2011

Part 1| Part 2 | Part 3| Part 4


The South Korean Labor Movement: Recent Struggles and the Challenge of 'Marginal' Workers 
by Sim Sangjeung, New Progressive party of Korea 
February 23, 2011


Toward a Tripartite Labor Relations System with Chinese Characteristics 
by Jian Qiao, Chinese Institute of Industrial Relations 
February 7, 2011


Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program 
Q&A with Gilbert Gonzalez, UC Irvine and Vivian Price, Cal State Dominguez Hills 
January 28, 2011

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Work-Family Conflict: A Parent's Problem 
by Tamar Kremer-Sadlik, UCLA Center on Everyday Lives of Families 
January 19, 2011




Obama and Labor 
by Taylor Dark, California State University Los Angeles 
December 1, 2010


Antecedents and Emergent Forms of Organizational Innovation 
by Jin Nam Choi, Seoul National University 
November 17, 2010


What do Unions do in Healthcare? From the Healthcare system to the Healthcare Workplace in the United States and United Kingdom 
by Rebecca Givan, Cornell University 
November 10, 2010


China's Strike Wave and the Prospects for Labor Relations Reform 
by Liu Cheng, Shanghai Normal University 
October 25, 2010


The Informalization of the Economy: Subcontracting an Cash-in-Hand Work in the US Service and Construction Sectors 
by David Karjanan, University of Minnesota
October 20, 2010

Unemployment and Precarious Work in Brazil: How International Comparisons Illuminate Brazilian Workers' Experiences 
by Nadya Araujo Guimares, University of Sao Paulo
May 26, 2010


Mobilizing Law for Low-Wage Workers: Evidence from Los Angeles 
by Scott Cummings, UCLA Law
May 12, 2010


Work After Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship 
by Guy Standing, University of Bath (UK) 
April 1, 2010


Power Politics: Environmental Activism in South Los Angeles 
by Karen Brodkin, UCLA 
March 3, 2010


The Perils of State Permeability: Explaining the Divergence of U.S. and Canadian Labor Unions, 1911-2009 
by Barry Eidlin, UC Berkeley 
January 13, 2010





Unregulated Work: Race and Making of Filipino Labor Niches in Emerging Global Markets 
by Steve McKay, UC Santa Cruz 
November 4, 2009

Ben Aaron Lecture Department of Fair Employment and Housing: The Canary in a Mineshaft for Employment Law
by Phyllis Cheng, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing 
October 26, 2009

Presentation Slides

Unregulated Work: Research and Public Policy for an Emerging Trend in the US Labor Market
by Annette Bernhardt, National Employment Law Project 
May 20, 2009
Is it Labor's Turn to Globalize? 
by Peter Evans, UC Berkeley 
May 7, 2009
Transforming the Workplace: New Approaches to Labor Process Theory 
by Paul Thompson, University of Strathclyde, UK 
April 29, 2009
You Can Just Imagine What We'll Do if You Mess with Our Families: Political Strikes and Contract Negotiations
by John Ahlquist, Florida State University 
April 13, 2009

Changing Work in Media Industries: A Harbinger for Broader Changes in Work? 
by Susan Christopherson, Cornell University 
February 17, 2009

Audio Only: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Gender Roles and Economic Change in the United States and Mexico 1900-2000 
by Patricia Fernandez-Kelly, Princeton University
May 20, 2009

Presentation Slides




Workforce Development, Middle-Skill Jobs and Antipoverty Policy
by Harry Holzer, Georgetown University and the Urban Institute 
December 4, 2008

Presentation Slides


Taking on the big boys: Or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business, and the Nation 
book talk by Ellen Bravo, University of Milwaukee 
October 29, 2008

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Ben Aaron Lecture Is There A Future for Employment Class Action Lawsuits?
featuring Brad Seligman 

October 25, 2007

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4


Ben Aaron Lecture New Perspectives on Workers’ Rights in the 21st Century featuring Jonathan Hiatt 
October 11, 2006

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4


Forum on The Future of the U.S. Labor Movement: Can Unions Rebuild? 
November 22, 2005

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4  | Part 5 | Part 6