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Conference Activities  •  6/12/2019
9 am - 12 pm
Chair: Dennis Minni, Esq., NAA (Cleveland & Chicago)
Discussants: Mitchell B. Goldberg, Esq., NAA (Cincinnati & Cleveland)
David W. Stanton, Esq., NAA (Louisville, Cincinnati, & Chicago)
Susan Grody Ruben, Esq., NAA (Cleveland & Chicago)
Clarence Rogers, Esq., (Florida & Cleveland)
Gregory P. Szuter, Esq., NAA (Cleveland & Chicago)
1:10 ‑ 6:30 pm
Chair: Dennis Minni, Esq., NAA (Cleveland & Chicago)
1 ‑ 4:30 pm
Co-Chairs: Tyra Grier-Coleman, The Ford Motor Company; Susan R. Helper, Case Western Reserve University; and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Brandeis University


Conference Activities  •  6/13/2019
7:30 ‑8:30 am
Co-Chairs: Kris Rondeau, President and Dennis Minni, Esq., NAA (Cleveland & Chicago)
Featured Speaker: Frank Jackson, Mayor of the City of ClevelandWelcome to Cleveland
8:30 ‑ 10 amConcurrent Sessions
1.1  Advancing Employment Relations Theory (Symposium)—Vanda North & South
Chair: Peter Berg, Michigan State University
Presenters: Tamara Lee, Rutgers University and Maite Tapia, Michigan State UniversityRadical Confrontation of Industrial Relations Theory: The Troubling Lack of Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality within Industrial Relations Research
Maite Tapia, Peter Berg, Christian Ibsen and Salil Sapre, Michigan State UniversityMarkets, Politics, and Identities: Understanding Shifting Strategies of Worker Representation
Dionne Pohler, University of TorontoA Theoretical Model of the Trade-Offs Among Efficiency, Equity, Voice, and Power in the Employment Relationship
Chris Howell, Oberlin CollegeNeoliberalism and the State: Rethinking Industrial Relations Theory
Discussant: Virginia Doellgast, Cornell University
Chair: Jacob Barnes, Rutgers University
Panelists: Daniel R. Schlademan, Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR)History on OUR Walmart, Its Organizing Strategy and How Its App is Being Used
Tyfani Faulkner, Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR)How to Use Technology to Help Workers: The Inner Workings
Jenny Weissbourd, Aspen InstituteNew Forms of Worker Voice in the 21st Century
Aisha Satterwhite, Coworker.orgLeveraging Technology to Support Worker Voice
Discussant: Phela I. Townsend, Rutgers University
Chair: Jeffrey Groen, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Presenters: Anne Polivka, U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsThe Effect of Industry and Occupational Shifts on Changes In Contingent and Alternative Work Arrangements Between 2005 and 2017
Brad Hershbein and Susan N. Houseman, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Katharine G. Abraham, University of MarylandMeasuring Contract Work: Evidence from a Gallup Module
Matthew Gunter and Stephen Pegula, U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsWorkplace Safety Among Independent Workers
Discussants: Lawrence Mishel, Economic Policy Institute
Elizabeth Crofoot, The Conference Board
Chair: Tom Louis Melancon, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Myla Hite, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceInteractive Contrast Between Traditional and Collaborative Bargaining, with Keynote to Fresh Approaches to the Affinity Model for Collaborative Economic Negotiations.
Charlyn Shepherd, Missouri National Education Association (MNEA)Insights on When to Use a Collaborative Approach Along with Techniques for Staying on Track. Illustration of How to Collaboratively Bargain Economics Using the Affinity Model.
Amy Joyce, Parkway School DistrictBest Practices for Team Success in Preparing For, During and After Negotiations. Insight into a Negotiations Style that Builds Relationship and Creates More Satisfaction During Bargaining.
Chair: Jimmy O'Neal Valentine, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelist: Xavier A. Merizalde, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceEffective Communication and Conflict Resolution for a Diverse Workplace
Chair: Ian Greer, Cornell University
Presenters: Laura Bucci, St. Joseph's University and Joshua Jansa, Oklahoma State UniversityPolicy without Preferences: Labor Policy Adoption in the American States
Stephen Silvia, American UniversityUsing Civil Rights Discourse and International Political Pressure to Organize: The UAW's Campaign at Nissan Canton, Mississippi
Lorenzo Frangi, University of Québec at Montréal and Tingting Zhang, Western New England UniversityAn Online Social Capital Unionism? Challenges in Fight for $15 Campaign on Twitter
Patrice M. Mareschal, Rutgers UniversityDismantling Public Sector Collective Bargaining Rights: The Role of Aggravated Policy Experimentation in the States
8:30 ‑ 10 am
Co-Chairs: Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rutgers University and Judith Stilz Ogden, Clayton State University
8:30 ‑ 10 am
Chair: Ariel C. Avgar, Cornell University
10:15 ‑ 11:45 amConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Paul Osterman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenters: Jenna E. Myers and Kate Kellogg, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyState-Intermediary Coalitions for Accomplishing Career Pathways at Scale
Jeffrey Waddoups, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Kevin Duncan, Colorado State University-PuebloThe Impact of the Great Recession on Apprenticeship Training in Nevada's Construction Industry
Andrew Weaver, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignDoes Use of Formal Management Systems Imply High-Road Employment Practices?
Discussant: Brad Markell, AFL-CIO Working For America Institute
Chair: Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers University
Presenters: Tamara Lee, Rutgers University and Maite Tapia, Michigan State UniversityA Critical Case Study of the Women's March and Intersectional Organizing
Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Rutgers UniversityWILL Empower: Women Innovating Labor Leadership
J. Mijin Cha, Occidental CollegeMoving Beyond Job vs. the Environment: How Labor Unions Engage in Climate Advocacy
Maite Tapia, Michigan State University"Not Fissures but Moments of Crises that can be Overcome": Building a Relational Organizing Culture in Community Organizations and Trade Unions
Discussant: Rhiannon Childs, Women's March Ohio Chapter
Chair: David Weil, Brandeis University
Presenters: Jessie Halpern-Finnerty, University of California, DavisDomestic Outsourcing and Wages: Concepts, Trends, and New Directions for Research
Hye Jin Rho, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMulti-layered Labor Contracting and Distribution of Power: Evidence from Employment Records for Nonstandard Work
Christine Riordan, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyDisaggregation of Legal Work: Tasks, Careers, and Occupational Change
Rosemary Batt and John Kallas, Cornell University and Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy ResearchInstitutional Legacies and Social Unionism in Healthcare: Bringing Employers Back In
Chair: Marilyn Sneiderman, Rutgers University
Panelists: Maurice BP-Weeks, Action Center on Race & the EconomyBargaining for the Common Good: Its Vision and Progress to Date
Stephen Lerner, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working PoorBargaining for the Common Good: Plans and Prospects
Discussant: Joseph McCartin, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor
Chair: Javier Ramirez, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Tom Louis Melancon, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceExperiential Exercises to Help Participants Understand Their Implicit Bias Blind Spots
Gary Richard Hattal, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceHow Understanding Concepts Such as the Ladder of Inference, Intent vs. Impact, the Johari Window and Others Can Help Us Understand How Implicit Bias Can Influence Our Actions as a Negotiator
Workshop InstructionsBring your own laptop, tablet, or smart phone to this session to fully participate.
Chair: Jed L. Marcus, Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
Presenters: Howard S. Bellman, Arbitrator/MediatorHow Wisconsin Went South
Daniel Marschall, AFL-CIO Working for America InstituteMultiple Career Pathways: An Emerging Social Paradigm in U.S. Education and Workforce Policy
Sari Madi, University of Montreal / CRIMTInstitutional Change in Tunisia and Lebanon: The Cases of the Labor Code and the Social Pact
Simon Joyce, Mark Stuart and Christopher J. Forde, University of LeedsHow Can the State Re-regulate Labor Markets? An Analysis of U.K. Governmental Reviews of the New World of Work
10:15 ‑ 11 am
Chair: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Brandeis University
10:15 ‑ 11:45 am
Co-Chairs: Marlene K. Heyser, Workplace Law Strategies and Jim Pruitt, Kaiser Permanente
12 ‑ 1:30 pm
Chair: Bill Dirksen, The Ford Motor Company
Panelists: Chris Redella, Ford Motor CompanyHow Training Solutions are Integrated into the Plant Manufacturing Process
Mark Payne, UAWHow the UAW Addresses Issues for the Plant
John Sabo, IBEWHow the IBEW Addresses Training Needs on the Production Floor
Andy Centlivre, Ford Motor CompanyHow Engineering Solutions are Integrated into the Manufacturing Process
Alyssa McKinley, Ford Motor CompanyHow the Company Addresses Health and Safety Issues on the Production Floor
Bruce Bissett, UAWHow the UAW Addresses Health and Safety Issues on the Production Floor
Discussants: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Brandeis University
Susan R. Helper, Case Western Reserve University
Timothy Hajduk, The Ford Motor Company
1:30 ‑ 2 pm
Chair: Kris Rondeau, President
2 ‑ 3:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
3.1  The Impact of New Technologies on Work: Four Industry Studies (Symposium)—Vanda North & South
Chair: Annette Bernhardt, University of California, Berkeley
Presenters: Beth Gutelius, University of Illinois at Chicago"Dark" Warehouses? Technological Change in Fulfillment
Chris Benner, University of California, Santa CruzAre Grocery Store Workers in Trouble? New Food Delivery Channels to the Home and the Future of Food Retail
Adam Seth Litwin, Cornell UniversityThe Impact of Recent Technological Change on Healthcare Delivery
Françoise Carré, University of Massachusetts-Boston and Chris Tilly, University of California, Los AngelesPotential Impacts of E-commerce and Other Technological Disruptions on Retail Jobs
Chair: Sara Chaganti, Brandeis University
Presenters: Teresa Kroeger and Ofa Ejaife, Brandeis UniversitySegmentation and Segregation in the US Healthcare Labor Market: Race, Gender and Their Intersections
Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson, University of Massachusetts BostonA Framework for Health and Wellness for Female Faculty of Latina and African Descent: An At-Risk Occupational Group
Megan Madison, Center for Racial Justice in EducationProfessionalization Can't Mean Whitening: Exploring Intersectionality in Early Childhood Workforce Policy
Amy Hanauer, Policy Matters OhioRaising Wages for Workers Serving Low-Income Ohioans
Discussant: Jessica Santos, Brandeis University
Chair: Phela I. Townsend, Rutgers University
Panelists: Susan R. Helper, Case Western Reserve UniversityWho Profits from Industry 4.0? Theory and Evidence from the Automotive Industry
Tod Rutherford, Syracuse UniversityWhat's A Union To Do? Union Responses to Industry 4.0
Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rutgers UniversityIndustry 4.0: Lessons from the German Model
Michael Shields, Policy Matters OhioIndustry 4.0: Policy and Community Matters
Discussant: Inez Freiin von Weitershausen, Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-Chairs: Jared D. Simmer, Piedmont Private Adjudication Center and Marc A. Winters, Arbitrator
Panelists: Alphonse (Al) A. Gerhardstein, Gerhardstein & Branch Co LPAHolding Law Enforcement Accountable when They Engage in Excessive Use of Force
Marc A. Fishel, Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLPThe Pubic Employer's Balancing Act: The Public's Right to Know v. The Department's Duty to Ensure Public Safety v. The Officer's Presumption of Innocence
Daniel J. Leffler, Chief of Staff, Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent AssociationExploring the Union's Legal Obligations to Represent Officers Charged with Alleged Use of Excessive Force
3.5  Experience Collective Bargaining On-Line (Workshop)—Stanhopea
Chair: Javier Ramirez, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Josh Flax, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceLearn How Technology Can Assist You in Preparing for Collective Bargaining and How Technology Can be Utilized to Improve the Bargaining Process
Workshop InstructionsBring your own laptop, tablet, or smart phone to this session and experience on-line bargaining.
Chair: Chichun Fang, University of Michigan
Presenters: Rui Guo, University of Lorraine (France) and Patrice Laroche, ESCP Europe Business School (Paris)Union Membership and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from China
Xing Zhan, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignThe Relationship Between Union Membership, Job Autonomy and Employee Well-being
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Columbia University; William Kimball and Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyWhat Do Workers Want Unions to Do? Results from Conjoint Analysis
Jack Fiorito, Florida State University; Zachary A. Russell, Xavier University; and Nicholas A. Marangi, Florida State UniversityWhy 'Chris' Really Voted for the Union: Union Representation Voting Intentions in An Experimental Vignette Study
2 ‑ 3:30 pm
Co-Chairs: Dale Belman, Michigan State University and Russell Ormiston, Allegheny College
2 ‑ 3:30 pm
Chair: Cyndi Ellen Furseth, Portland General Electric
3:45 ‑ 4:45 pm
Chair: Thomas A. Kochan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenter: Robert B. McKersie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology60 Year Reflections on the Evolution of Industrial Relations
Discussants: Adrienne E. Eaton, Rutgers University
Dionne Pohler, University of Toronto
Harry C. Katz, Past President and Program Co-Chair
5 ‑ 5:30 pm
Co-Chairs: Janet Gillman, Oregon Employment Relations Board and Richard Fincher, Workplace Resolutions LLC
6 ‑ 10 pm
Chair: Kris Rondeau, President


Conference Activities  •  6/14/2019
7 ‑ 8:15 am
Co-Chairs: Brad Markell, AFL-CIO Working For America Institute and Robert Bruno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Featured Speaker: Pat Gallagher, North Shore Federation of Labor and United SteelworkersLabor Relations in the Industrial Heartland: Trade, Tariffs and Jobs
8 ‑ 10 am
LERA Executive Board Meeting—Vanda North & South
Chair: Kris Rondeau, President
8:30 ‑ 10 amConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Lauren Sugerman, Chicago Women in Trades
Panelists: N'Tasha Hunt, Iron Workers International UnionBridging the Gender Gap: Creating a National Pre-apprenticeship Program to Prepare Women for the Iron Working Industry
Leah Rambo, Local 28 Sheet Metal WorkersForging Gender Equity in the Sheet Metal Workers Local 28: The Importance of Leadership, Goals and Regular Review
Symone Holmes, Plumbers Local 130Women's Committees: A Key to Recruiting and Retaining Women Apprentices
Chair: Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers University
Presenters: Mengjie Lyu, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignWho Benefits the Most from Union Membership: Heterogeneous Union Effect in China's Workplaces
Weihao Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignThe Effects of Adoption of Individual Employee Grievance Procedure on Firm Operating Performance: Evidence from Korean Workplace Panel Survey
Guowei Liang, Johns Hopkins UniversityLabor Shortages and Workers' Bargaining Power Insights from Southern China's Auto-Parts and Apparel Industry
Junting Li and Xiangmin (Helen) Liu, Rutgers University and Zhengtang Zhang, Nanjing UniversityLink between Work Motivation and Proactive Service Behaviors: Examining the Moderating Role of Service-Oriented Leadership
Jun Lu, Shangdong Management UniversityLabor Consciousness and Its Formation Mechanism of Chinese New Generation Workers in Collective Actions
4.4  LERA/AILR Best Papers (Symposium)—Stenia
Chair: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles
Presenters: Arvind Karunakaran, McGill UniversityNavigating Status-Authority Asymmetry: The Case of 911 Emergency Management
Xiaofei Chen, Harvard UniversityThe Wage Effect and Non-wage Effect of Collective Negotiation in China: Based on China's Employer-Employee Matching Data
Tang Guiyao, Shandong University; Shuang Ren, Deakin University; and Fangjian Wu, Shandong UniversityMaking Sense of the HRM Tension in Asian Business Groups
Connor M. Parker, Conflict & Dispute Resolution PractitionerCongressional Intervention Under the Railway Labor Act: An Analysis of Legislative Approaches to Impasse
4.5  LERA Competitive Papers I (Symposium)—Orchis
Chair: Jeffrey H. Keefe, Rutgers University
Presenters: Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political SciencesStrategic Resonance: The Diffusion of Worker-led Collective Bargaining among Chinese Workers
Elaine Hui, Penn State and Chris King-chi Chan, Chinese University of Hong KongPension-Driven Protests in China: A Synthesized Approach to Collective Labour Action
Boniface Michael and Ryan Fuller, California State University, SacramentoStructuring HR and Line Managers' Attitudes Through Negotiation Training: Sensemaking, Sensebreaking and Sensegiving
Lefeng Lin, University of Wisconsin-MadisonThe Shift of Trade Union Reform in China: The Shenzhen Experience
Discussant: Dale Belman, Michigan State University
Chair: Cindy Brown Barnes, U.S. Government Accountability Office
Presenters: Michael Kniss, Shilpa Grover, John Lack, Benjamin Bolitzer, Cindy Brown Barnes and Blake Ainsworth, U.S. Government Accountability OfficeObservations on the Workforce Effects of Advanced Technologies from Firm Visits and Available Federal Data
Christophe Combemale, Kate S. Whitefoot, Laurence Ales and Erica Fuchs, Carnegie Mellon UniversityNot All Technology Change is Equal: Disentangling Labor Demand Effects of Automation and Parts Consolidation
10:15 ‑ 11:45 amConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Julie Vogtman, National Women's Law Center
Panelists: Sarah David Heydemann, National Women's Law CenterThe Original Gig Economy
Alexandra Mateescu, Data & Society Research InstituteDomestic Workers in the Platform Economy
Rocio Alejandra Avila, National Domestic Workers AllianceRegulating and Respecting Domestic Work
Rebecca Smith, National Employment Law ProjectThe Law and the Gig Economy: Troubling Trends and Promising Models
Chair: Michael Piore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenters: David Weil, Brandeis UniversityStrategic Enforcement: Can the Federal Experience be a Laboratory for the States?
Daniel Galvin, Northwestern UniversityLabor's Legacy: The Construction of Subnational Work Regulation
Gregor Murray and Gilles Trudeau, University of MontrealFederalism as Institutional Experimentation: The Case of Canadian Labor Regulation
David Jacobs, Morgan State University; E. Ian Robinson, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; and Rosetta Morris Morant, University of PhoenixA Differentiated, Hydraulic Model of Work Regulation
Chair: Janice Bellace, University of Pennsylvania
Presenters: Makoto Ishii, Oita UniversityIndustrial Relations and Long Working Hours in Japan
Hisanao Takase, Yasuda Women's UniversityAbe Administration and "Work Style Reform" Laws
Akira Suzuki, Hosei UniversityFactors Behind the Occurrence of Karojisatsu
Discussant: Elaine McCrate, University of Vermont
Chair: Chris Tilly, University of California, Los Angeles
Presenters: Danielle Lamb and Rupa Banerjee, Ryerson University; Anil Verma, University of Toronto; and Emilie-Andrée Jabouin, Ryerson UniversityImmigrant/Non-immigrant Wage Disparities: A Comparison of Immigrant Cohorts in Standard and Non-standard Work
Chris F. Wright, University of Sydney and Colm McLaughlin, University College DublinAre 'Soft Skills' a Proxy for Employer Control? Critically Assessing the "Skills" Underpinning Skilled Migration Schemes
J. Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnion Canvassing and Voter Turnout Post-Janus: Lessons from Illinois
Benjamin Aaron Kreider, Brandeis UniversityThe New Kids on the Block in an Evolving World of Work: Immigrant Worker Centers' Potential to Collaborate with Labor Unions in Greater Boston
5.5  LERA Competitive Papers II (Symposium)—Orchis
Chair: Jeffrey H. Keefe, Rutgers University
Presenters: Arvind Karunakaran, McGill UniversityBounded Publicization To Navigate Status-Authority Asymmetry Between Professional Groups: The Case of 911 Emergency Management
Kate Bronfenbrenner, Xavier Eddy, Hannah Simmerman and Kyle Friend, Cornell UniversityOutsourcing in the Trump Era: Losing Jobs and Communities in Media Silence
Minseo Baek and Matthew Bidwell, University of Pennsylvania and JR Keller, Cornell UniversityManagerial Mobility and its Effect on Subordinates' Career Outcomes
Kourtney Koebel, University of TorontoThe High Cost of Leisure? Re-Examining the Effect of Unconditional Income Transfers on Labour Supply Decisions
Co-Chairs: Erin L. Kelly and Alex M. Kowalski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenters: Duanyi Yang, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyDo Flexible Working Time Arrangements Reduce Worker Turnover? Evidence from German Linked Employer-Employee Data
Matthew Piszczek, James Martin and Avani S. Pimputkar, Wayne State University and Lyonel Laulié, University of Chile, SantiagoThe Cognitive Assessment Process in Work-Family Fit: Schedule Perceptions and Attributions
Adam Storer and Daniel Schneider, University of California, Berkeley and Kristen Harknett, University of California, San FranciscoRacial Inequality in Just In Time Scheduling
Alex M. Kowalski, Erin L. Kelly and Hazhir Rahmandad, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyArriving at an Intervention: A multi-method approach to detecting and tackling the problems of mandatory overtime
Discussant: Lonnie Golden, Penn State Abington
5.7  LERA Best Posters I (Symposium)—Orchid Foyer
Co-Chairs: J. Ryan Lamare and Andrew Weaver, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Jennifer M. Harmer and Qian Zhang, University of Toronto; Allen Ponak, University of Calgary; Daphne Taras, Ryerson University; and Piers Steel, University of CalgaryDo Arbitrators Procrastinate?
Jacob Do-Hyung Cha, Seoul National UniversityBusiness School Education Destroys Modern Employment Relations? The MBA Education of Corporate Elites Influence Workforce Downsizing
Helen LaVan, DePaul UniversityIdentifying Key Teacher Union Characteristics Through Big Data Analytics of Union Teacher Contracts
Wenting Ma, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMarket Power, Finance Wages and Inequality
Daniel J. Koys, DePaul UniversityAn Independent Validation of the SHRM Competency Model Using the O*NET Database
10:15 ‑ 11:45 am
Co-Chairs: John McCarthy, Cornell University and Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University
10:15 ‑ 11:45 am
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
12 ‑ 1:30 pm
Chair: Lisa Schur, Rutgers University
Panelists: Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Rutgers UniversityFraming the Discussion around Racial Diversity and Inclusion
Niki Dickerson von Lockette, Rutgers UniversityRacial Diversity and Inclusion in Academia
Lisa Charles, Arbitrator/MediatorExamining Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the Field of Arbitration
William Spriggs, AFL-CIORestoring the Voice of Institutional Economists and Diversity to LERA: What's the Imperative
1:30 ‑ 2 pm
Chair: Kris Rondeau, President
2 ‑ 3:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Dennis L. Dabney, President Elect and Program Co-Chair
Presenters: Adrienne E. Eaton, Rebecca Kolins Givan, Phela I. Townsend and Justin Vinton, Rutgers UniversityManaging Up and Down: The Role of Healthcare Middle Managers in a Labor-Management Partnership
Justin Vinton, Rutgers UniversityPartnership in Education: The Crucial Role of Principals as Middle Managers
Sean O'Brady, Cornell UniversityPartnering Against Insecurity? A Comparison of Markets, Institutions, and Worker Risk in Canadian and Swedish Retail
Discussant: Saul Rubinstein, Rutgers University
Chair: Michael Piore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenters: Gali Racabi, Harvard UniversityThe Seattle Dilemma
Mark Erlich, Harvard UniversityConstruction: The Original Gig Economy
Natasha Iskander, New York University and Nichola Lowe, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillTurning rules into resources: Worker enactment of labor standards and why it matters for regulatory enforcement
Discussant: Janice Fine, Rutgers University
Chair: Kevin Cassidy, International Labour Organization
Presenters: Huw Thomas, University of Bristol and Mark Anner, Pennsylvania State UniversityGoverning Global Supply Chains and the Role of the ILO
James Brudney, Fordham UniversityThe ILO and Trilateralism: Integrating Public and Private Regulation in a Global Setting
George Dragnich, former International Labor OrganizationCan the ILO find Relevance in the 21st Century with a 20th Century Structure & Outlook
Janice Bellace, University of PennsylvaniaThe ILO and Tripartism: Balancing the Three-Legged Stool
Discussant: Cathy Feingold, AFL-CIO
Chair: Susan R. Helper, Case Western Reserve University
Presenters: Erica Groshen, Cornell UniversityPreparing U.S. Workers and Employers for an Autonomous Vehicle Future
Kristen Monaco, U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsTrucking Driving Jobs: Are They Headed for Rapid Elimination?
Steve Viscelli, University of PennsylvaniaDriverless? Autonomous Trucks and the Future of the American Trucker
Discussant: Sam Loesche, Teamsters
Chair: Hyesook Chung, Cornell University
Presenters: Juan Velasco, King's College London; J. Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and John W. Budd, University of MinnesotaDo Electoral Systems Affect Workplace Protections? Evidence from Minimum Wage Rates in Latin America, 1995-2015
Gregory Lyon, Rutgers UniversityThe Partisan Composition of Low-Wage Work in the U.S.
David Nash, Edmund Heery and Deborah Hann, Cardiff UniversityCivil Regulation and Low Pay: The U.K.'s Voluntary Living Wage
Jinyoung Park and Jinsun Bae, Cornell UniversityAre Wages Lower in Factories Producing for European Brands? A Qualitative Inquiry of a Survey of Myanmar's Garment Workers
Chair: Carolyn Brommer, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: George Crisci, Zashin & RichHow do Labor and Employment Laws Apply to Gig Workers?
Susannah Muskovitz, Muskovitz & LemmerbrockWhat Would Collective Bargaining for Gig Workers Look Like?
William Nolan, Barnes & ThornburgEmployee, Independent Contractor or Gig Worker — What’s the Difference?
Robert Sauter, Attorney, Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & WashburnCan Gig Workers be Integrated into a Traditional Collective Bargaining Model?
6.7  LERA Best Posters II—Orchid Foyer
Co-Chairs: J. Ryan Lamare and Andrew Weaver, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Presenters: Aibak Hafeez, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignA Preliminary Analysis of the Differences between Arbitration and Litigation Employment Cases
Qi Wang, Renmin University of ChinaFrom Gig Workers to Disciplined Workers: Workers' Form of Professional Identity in Gig Work Context
Evren Mehmet Dincer, Bursa Uludag UniversityCollege Students in Peripheral Labor Markets in Turkey: On the Mismatch between Skills Acquired and Skills Required
Jerome Braun, Loyola University, ChicagoWhy American Political Culture Interferes with Developing More Democratic Corporate Governance
James Martin, Wayne State University; Jenell L.S. Wittmer, University of Toledo; and Ariel Lelchook, Gettysburg CollegeShift Attitude Changes and Employee Shift Changes Over Time
2 ‑ 3:30 pm
Chair: Adrienne E. Eaton, Rutgers University
3:45 ‑ 5:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Stephen R. Sleigh, Sleigh Strategy LLC
Panelists: Steven Greenhouse, former New York Times reporterA Journalist’s View of Working with Academics in the Media
Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers UniversityEngaging a Variety of Media Outlets to Disseminate Research Findings
Chair: Janice Fine, Rutgers University
Presenters: Stephen Amberg, University of Texas at San AntonioSocial Investment and Social Bargaining Strategies in State and Local Labor Markets in the U.S.: Policy Elites and Social Justice Campaigns for Democracy and Broadly Shared Prosperity
Ken Jacobs, University of California, Berkeley and Rebecca Smith, National Employment Law ProjectState and Local Policies and Sectoral Bargaining: From Individual Rights to Collective Power
Discussant: Michael Piore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
7.3  HRM Issues in China (Symposium)—Cattleya
Chair: Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University
Presenters: Guenther Lomas, University of Toronto and Albert Park, Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyWhy Do Some Firms Adopt High Performance Work Systems and Others Do Not? The Case of China and Its Dynamic Business Environment
Lian Zhou, Guangdong University of Technology; Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University; Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political Sciences; and Min Li, South China University of TechnologyLabor Relations Climate, Psychological Contract Breach, and Workplace Deviance: The Moderating Role of High Involvement Work Practices and Firm Ownership
Byron Lee, China Europe International Business School; Yao Yao, University of Toronto; and Zhiqiang Liu, Huazhong University of Science & TechnologyThe Incentive and Sorting Effects of Pay-for-Performance and Punishment-for-Underperformance in Chinese Workplaces
Lin Xiu and Yufei Ren, University of Minnesota-DuluthFunctional Segregation and the Gender Pay Gap in Top Corporate Jobs in China
Discussant: Kaifeng Jiang, Ohio State University
Chair: Aiha Nguyen, Data & Society
Panelists: Miranda Bogen, UpturnDiscriminatory Data and Feedback Loops Throughout the Employment Lifecycle
Saba Waheed, UCLA Labor CenterClassification, Conditions and Control of the Work of App-Based Drivers
Derek Jones, Deputy.comUsing Technology to Promote Labor Compliance
Discussants: Julie Vogtman, National Women's Law Center
Tanya L Goldman, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
7.5  LERA Best Papers VI: Work and Organization (Symposium)—Orchis
Chair: Kim LaFevor, Athens State University
Presenters: Erin Makarius, University of Akron and Barbara Z. Larson, Northeastern UniversityHire or Train? In Pursuit of Effective Virtual Work
Charles Riou Umney, University of Leeds; Dario Azzelini and Ian Greer, Cornell UniversityPartial Platformisation in Live Music: Consequences and Limits of Uneven Digitalization in a Locally-bounded Service Market
Chair: Janice Holdinski, American Arbitration Association
Panelists: Peggy F. Jones, Esq., Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, LPAAn Arbitrator’s Perspective on Discovery Challenges– Rationale for Discovery in Arbitration: Factors Considered in Weighing Scope of Discovery– Including Persuasive Arguments and Effective Objections
Ann-Marie Ahern, McCarthy Lebit Crystal & Liffman Co., LPAManaging Discovery Challenges in Arbitration: Guiding Principles and Best Practices for Determining Motions, E-Discovery, Depositions and Protective Orders. The Do's and Don'ts Used to Aid Discovery
Natalie M. Stevens, Esq., Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.Insider’s View of How Counsel Can Limit Discovery without Sacrificing Success: Managing Costs that Meet their Client’s Expectations – How Much is Enough? What Works and What Doesn’t Work?
6:30 ‑ 9:30 pm
Chair: Dennis L. Dabney, President Elect and Program Co-Chair


Conference Activities  •  6/15/2019
8 ‑ 11:45 am
Co-Chairs: Jenna E. Myers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Benjamin Aaron Kreider, Brandeis University; Hyesook Chung, Cornell University; and Bulin Zhang, Rutgers University
8:30 ‑ 10 amConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Lani Todd, SEIU 775
Panelists: Leonard Smith, Teamsters Local #117The Road to Minimum Wages and Standards for TNCs
Rebecca Saldaña, Washington State SenateBuilding Universal Worker Protection through Bold Legislation
Karla Elizabeth Walter, Center for American ProgressRegional and Sectoral Bargaining through Wage Boards
Chair: Phoebe Strom, Cornell University
Presenters: Michael Hillard, University of Southern MaineThe Maine Paper Industry: Post Fordism in the Fordist Era and Its Complex Labor Relations Legacy
Howard Stanger, Canisius CollegeRead All About It!: Labor Organizing in Digital-Only Newsrooms, Part Two
David Blatter, Cornell UniversityLosing Control: Social Media and Rank-and-file Organizing in the West Virginia Wildcat Strikes
Discussant: Justin Vinton, Rutgers University
8.3  Gateway to the Future—Stanhopea
Chair: Barbara M. Baker, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Panelists: Jimmie Bruce, Eastern Gateway Community CollegeEastern Gateway Education Partnership: Origin, "Lessons Learned" and Vision for the Future
Tracey L. Anderson, President, Eastern Gateway Community College AssociationEastern Gateway Education Partnership: Union and Front-Line Perspective
Eric Lehnhart, Ohio State Lodge Secretary, Fraternal Order of Police of OhioEastern Gateway Education Partnership: Impact on Students and Benefits for Unions
8.4  New Research on Credentials and Skills (Symposium)—Stelis
Chair: Tingting Zhang, Western New England University
Presenters: Jie Chen and Chad D. Meyerhoefer, Lehigh University and Edward J. Timmons, Saint Francis UniversityThe Effects of Dental Hygienist Scope of Practice and Autonomy on Dental Care Utilization
Brian Holland, BLH TechnologiesThe Place for Credentials in the Workforce Development Process
Kyle William Albert, Robert Sheets and Stephen Crawford, The George Washington UniversityThe Up-Credentialing of Middle-Skill Jobs from 1960 to Present: Implications for Advancing Economic Opportunity in the United States
Stephen Crawford and Kyle William Albert, The George Washington UniversityThe State of Research on Non-Degree Credentials
8.5  China's Labor Relations Under Xi Jinping (Symposium)—Stenia
Chair: Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University
Presenters: Wei Fan and Xiliang Feng, Capital University of Economics and Business and Mingwei Liu, Rutgers UniversityThird-Party Participation in Labor Dispute Mediation in China
Greg Distelhorst, University of TorontoThe Political Beliefs of Chinese Officials
Elaine Hui, Penn StateWorker-led Attempt to Build Trade Unions in China
Discussant: Jeff Vogt, Solidarity Center
Chair: Dean Burrell, Burrell Dispute Resolution
Presenters: Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rebecca Kolins Givan and Phela I. Townsend, Rutgers UniversityPrecarious Professionalism: Collective Voice and Institutional Reconfiguration in American Healthcare and Universities
Eunice Han, University of Utah and Jeffrey H. Keefe, Rutgers UniversityThe Effect of Collective Bargaining of Charter School Principals on School Performance
John Revitte and Robert F. Banks, Michigan State UniversityA Non-union Tenure System Faculty Grievance Procedure: A 45-year Review
8:30 ‑ 10 am
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
10:15 ‑ 11:45 amConcurrent Sessions
9.1  Sexual Harassment at Work (Symposium)—Calypso
Chair: Alexander J.S. Colvin, Cornell University
Presenters: Phoebe Strom, Katherine Ryan and Ariel C. Avgar, Cornell UniversityDrawing the Line: How Workplace Experiences Influence Individual Perceptions of Sexual Harassment
Allison Elias, Vanderbilt University and Michael David Maffie, Pennsylvania State UniversitySilenced by the Machine: How Algorithmic Design Decisions Conceal Incidents of Sexual Harassment in Platform-Based Work
Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State University and Emily Taylor-Poppe, University of California, IrvineThe Signaling Effect of Pro Se Status in Sexual Harassment Claims
Rachel Aleks, Cornell University and Michael David Maffie, Pennsylvania State UniversityUnions' Response to #MeToo
Discussant: KC Wagner, Cornell University
Chair: Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Rutgers University
Presenters: Carrie Freshour, Delta State Univeristy"We're basically livin' here!" Speedups, Slowdowns, and Time, Work-Discipline at the Poultry
Chris Brooks, Labor Notes and Rebecca Kolins Givan, Rutgers UniversityCorporate Criminals and Labor Lawlessness
Chad Gray, Workers Defense ProjectBlue Cities in a Red State: Organizing under Preemption in Texas
Chair: Katrina G. Nobles, Cornell University
Panelists: Richard Fincher, Workplace Resolutions LLCThe Importance of a Business Plan, Networking, and a Mentor When Starting a Career as a Workplace Neutral
Sarah Miller Espinosa, SME Dispute Resolution, LLCThe Path From Being an Advocate to Becoming a Neutral: a Diversified Portfolio of Services
Jacquelin F. Drucker, Arbitration Offices of Jacquelin F. Drucker, Esq.Navigating the Differences between Employment Arbitration and Labor Arbitration Practices: Are They Twins or Just Cousins?
Chair: Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State University
Presenters: Greg J. Bamber, Monash University (Melbourne); Adamina Ivcovici, Monash University; Sandy Leggat, La Trobe University; Timothy Bartram and Pauline Stanton, RMIT UniversityThe Logical Politics of Workplace Change: Role Conflicts Between Hospital Doctors and Managers - Insights From Australia and Canada
Lin Xiu, University of Minnesota-Duluth and Cheng Huang, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityEmployment Relations in the Health Care Industry in China: The Implications of the Health Care System Restructuring
Kim Nichols Dauner, Lin Xiu and Christopher McIntosh, University of Minnesota-DuluthDeterminants of Worksite Health Program Participation Relative to Whether the Incentive Was Met: A Case Study
Anne McBride and Jon Gibson, University of Manchester; Stephen Birch, University of Queensland; and Matt Sutton, University of ManchesterWho is in the Driving Seat? The Distribution and Impact of New Professional Roles in Health Care in Europe
Discussant: Ariel C. Avgar, Cornell University
Chair: Greg Distelhorst, University of Toronto
Presenters: Laura Babbitt, Drusilla Brown and Jiaqi Yuan, Tufts UniversitySocial Compliance Choices and Manager Personality Characteristics: A Randomized Controlled Trial from Better Factories Cambodia
Anil Verma, University of Toronto and Luisa Lupo, International Labour OfficeThe Role of Labor Relations in Improving Labor Standards Compliance in the Garment Industry: Evidence from ILO's Better Work Program
Linda Patentas, BRACDomestic Solutions: An examination of BRAC's on the ground initiatives to support garment workers in Bangladesh
Discussant: Kelly I. Pike, York University
10:15 ‑ 11:45 am
Co-Chairs: William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University and Bonnie Castrey, Dispute Resolution Services
12 ‑ 1:45 pm
Chair: Dennis L. Dabney, President Elect and Program Co-Chair
Featured Speaker: Kris Rondeau, President
2 ‑ 3:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
10.1  New Developments in Minimum Wage Research (Symposium)—Calypso
Chair: Michael Reich, University of California, Berkeley
Presenters: Ellora Derenoncourt, Harvard University and Claire Montialoux, CREST, ParisMinimum Wages and Racial Inequality
Anna Godoey, Michael Reich and Sylvia A. Allegretto, University of California, BerkeleyParental Labor Supply: Evidence from Minimum Wage Changes
James A. Parrott, The New SchoolAn Earnings Standard for New York City's Uber and Lyft Drivers: Economic Analysis and Policy Assessment
Discussant: Bryan Stuart, George Washington University
Chair: Michele M. Hoyman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Panelists: Marick Masters, Wayne State UniversityThe Impact of Janus on Union Finances and Political Spending
Jack Fiorito, Florida State UniversityAn Academic-Practitioner Perspective on Recruiting Union Members in a Post-Janus Environment
Laura Bucci, St. Joseph's UniversityLabor in the State House: State Politics, Labor Action, and Inequality
J. Ryan Lamare, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnion Canvassing, Voter Turnout, and Anti-Immigrant Legislation
Discussant: Joshua Jansa, Oklahoma State University
Chair: Brian Callaci, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Presenters: Sanjukta Paul, Wayne State UniversityGenerative Efficiencies: Allocating Coordination Rights to Workers, Micro-enterprise, and Small Business under Antitrust Law
Hiba Hafiz, Boston CollegePost-Chicago Labor Antitrust
Brian Callaci, University of Massachusetts-AmherstVertical Restraints and the Creation of a Fissured Workplace: Evidence from Franchise Contracts
Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts, AmherstThe Impact of Wrongful Discharge Laws on Wages: 1979-2014
Co-Chairs: Danielle Carne, Carne Dispute Resolution and Janet Gillman, Oregon Employment Relations Board
Chair: Duanyi Yang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presenters: Rafael Gomez, University of Toronto; Michael Barry and Adrian Wilkinson, Griffith UniversityUnions, Consultative Committees, and the Link between Employee Involvement and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from Four Anglo-American
Kaifeng Jiang, Ohio State University; Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University; and Chunyun Li, London School of Economics and Political SciencesAllies or Competitors? A Contingency Perspective on the Relationship between Unionization and High-Performance Work Practices
Guenther Lomas, University of TorontoDo Major Disruptions at the Workplace Affect the Decisions of Firms to Adopt High-Performance Work Practices?
Bruce E. Kaufman, Georgia State UniversityThe Relative Importance of HPWPs, AMO/RBV, and Employer-Employee Relations Climate in Firm Performance
Discussant: David Lewin, University of California, Los Angeles
Chair: Rosemary Batt, Cornell University
Presenters: Matthew Amengual, University of Oxford and Greg Distelhorst, University of TorontoCan Multinationals Regulate Labor Standards? Causal Evidence from a Large Retailer
Chikako Oka, Royal Holloway University of London; Niklas Egels Zandén, University of Gothenburg; and Rachel Alexander, London School of EconomicsBeyond Compliance and Workplace? Portfolio of Buyer Engagement in Global Supply Chains
Kelly I. Pike, York UniversityFrom Auditor to Trainer: How Buyers Can Play a More Active Role in Strengthening Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue in Supply Chains
Sarosh C. Kuruvilla, Cornell University and Ning Li, London School of EconomicsUncovering the Audit Consulting Industry: Audit Fraud and Labor Practices in Global Supply Chains
Discussant: Jennifer Lynn Bair, University of Virginia
2 ‑ 5:15 pm
LERA 4th Jr. Faculty Consortium (Workshop)—Vanda North & South
Chair: Ting Zhang, University of Baltimore
2 ‑ 5:15 pm
Chair: Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State University
3:45 ‑ 5:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Robert Bruno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Panelists: Roland Zullo, University of MichiganRight-to-Work Effects on Union Certification and Decertification
James J. Feigenbaum, Boston UniversityThe Political Effects of Right to Work Laws
Dale Pierson, Local 150 Legal DepartmentThe Unintended and Hidden Consequences of Janus: A Constitutional Right to Unionization or RTW for all?
Frank Manzo, Illinois Economic Policy InstituteLabor After Janus: Apocalypse, Annoyance or a Non-Event?
Tracey Abman, AFSCME Council 31Janus Be Damned: Reorganizing the Membership and Building Solidarity
Chair: Patricia Smith, National Employment Law Project (NELP)
Presenters: David Weil, Brandeis University and Tanya L Goldman, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)Who's Responsible Here? Establishing Legal Responsibility in the Fissured Workplace
Discussants: David Weil, Brandeis University
Shannon Liss-Riordan, Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.
Erica Smiley, Jobs With Justice
Richard Reibstein, Locke Lord
11.3  Recruitment and Selection in the Digital Age (Workshop)—Stanhopea
Chair: Adam S. Forman, Epstein, Becker and Green, P.C.
Chair: Richard Fincher, Workplace Resolutions LLC
Panelists: Marick Masters, Wayne State UniversityBest Practices in Employment Arbitration
Mark Gough, Pennsylvania State UniversityDue Process Protections and Concerns
Michele M. Hoyman, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMaking the Arbitration Process Work For You: Common Roadblocks and Some Solutions
Beth Rubin, University of North Carolina at CharlottePractical Aspects of Employment Arbitration Hearings and Public Policy Debates Inspired by the Video Reenactment
11.5  New Developments in the Global Gig Economy (Symposium)—Stenia
Chair: Anil Verma, University of Toronto
Presenters: Michael David Maffie, Pennsylvania State UniversityThe Effects of Uber's "180 Days of Change"
Alex Wood and Vili Lehdonvirta, Oxford UniversityThe Shape of Labor Relations to Come: Structured Antagonisms, Collective Action and the Gig Economy
Yao Yao, University of TorontoAs the Legal Profession Uberizes: the Emergence of a Dual Legal Labor Market
Kai Chang, Shangdong Management University and Xiaojing Zheng, Renmin University of ChinaEmployment Relationship or Independent Contractors? An Analysis of the Employment Status of Internet-Based Platform Workers
Discussant: Maria Figueroa, Cornell University
Chair: Rafael Gomez, University of Toronto
Presenters: Marissa Brookes, University of California, RiversideLabor and the Private Governance of Transnational Corporations: How Global Unions Restrain Corporate Power Over the Long Run
Aparna Ravi and Emmanuel Teitelbaum, George WashingtonEvaluating Consumer Responses to Labor Rights Abuses: New Evidence from a Survey of U.S. Consumers
Matthew Fischer-Daly, Cornell University; Michael David Maffie and Mark Anner, Pennsylvania State UniversityToward a Framework for Studying Employment Relations in a Contingent and Global Economy
Discussant: Virginia Doellgast, Cornell University
5:30 ‑ 6:45 pm
Co-Chairs: Kris Rondeau, President and Dennis L. Dabney, President Elect and Program Co-Chair


Conference Activities  •  6/16/2019
7 ‑ 8 am
Continental Breakfast—Orchid West Ballroom
Chair: Kris Rondeau, President
8 ‑ 9:30 amConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Sarah Miller Espinosa, SME Dispute Resolution, LLC
Panelists: Jacia T. Smith, City of BaltimoreInception, Establishment, & First Year Accomplishments - Office of the Ombuds
Chinyere Ukabiala, Grinnell College OmbudsThe Organizational Ombudsman
Discussants: Heather Pratt, Montgomery College
David Rodich, SEIU Local 500 (ret.)
12.2  Employment Status in the Gig Economy (Workshop)—Vanda South
Chair: Meredith Shoop, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson
Panelists: Raven Applebaum, Of Counsel, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.Current Legal Landscape
Jason R. Bristol, Partner, Cohen Rosenthal & KramerChallenges of the Independent Contractor Model
Elizabeth Arnold, Director, Berkeley Research GroupUsing Scientific Methods to Assess Employment Status
Chair: Ariel C. Avgar, Cornell University
Presenters: Abay Asfaw, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Kate Applebaum, George Washington University; Paul O'Leary, Social Security Administration; Andrew Busey, Yorghos Tripodis and Leslie I. Boden, Boston UniversityCause-specific Mortality Following Occupational Injury: An Exploratory Study
Abay Asfaw, Brian Quay, Tim Bushnell and Regina Pana-Cryan, National Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthThe Impact of Occupational Injuries on the Incidence and Costs of Opioids
Chair: Susanne Bruyère, Cornell University
Presenters: Lorin Obler, U.S. GAOFederal Employment and Training Services for Veterans with Disabilities
Mason Ameri, Douglas Kruse and Lisa Schur, Rutgers University and Mohammad Abbas Ali, Penn State UniversityDisability And The Unionized Workplace
Hassan Enayati, Cornell UniversityMinimizing Discrimination and Maximizing Inclusion: Lessons from the Federal Workforce and Federal Subcontractors
Matthew Saleh, Cornell UniversityGlobal Perspectives on Employment for People with Disabilities
9:45 ‑ 11:15 amConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Mike Lillich, Labor and Employment Relations Association
Panelists: Christopher Cooper, Kent State UniversityLabor, Worker Ownership, and Cooperatives
Michael Peck, MAPA Group/1Worker1VoteMondragon: History and Lessons for the U.S.
Kristen Barker, Cincinnati Union Co-op InitiativeThe Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative: Genesis, Projects, Lessons
13.2  LERA Best Papers IX: Unions and Employee Voice (Symposium)—Vanda South
Chair: Eileen B. Hoffman, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Presenters: Larry Liam Ching Liu and Adam Goldstein, Princeton UniversityLabor Shareholders and Worker Power: Do Pension Funds Benefit Labor Interests?
Lois Spier Gray, Cornell University; Paul F. Clark, Pennsylvania State University; Sandra Cockfield, Monash University; Greg J. Bamber, Monash University (Melbourne); and Paul Whitehead, Pennsylvania State UniversityMore Formal Union Administrative Practices in American, British and Australian Unions: A Strategy to Revitalize Labor?
Elisabeth A. Luevanos, Jean Madsen and Jose Anthony Luevanos, Texas A&M UniversityTuning in to Critical Voices: Employee Perceptions of Leadership Capacity and its Effect on Organizational Outcomes
Jung Ook Kim, Rutgers UniversityDoes Participation in a Workplace Spill Over into Political Participation? A Perspective on the Roll of Shared Capitalism
Chair: Yao Yao, University of Toronto
Presenters: Doruk Cengiz, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Hasan Tekguc, Kadir Has UniversityIs It Merely A Labor Supply Shock? Impacts of Syrian Migrants on Local Economies in Turkey
Tingting Zhang, Western New England University and Rupa Banerjee, Ryerson UniversityThe Long-term Scarring Effect of Early Labour Market Experience: Evidence form the Tax Return
Benjamin S. Smith, Federal Trade Commission; Jae Song, U.S. Social Security Administration; and Till M. von Wachter, University of California, Los AngelesEarnings Growth, Job Mobility, and Inequality from 1957 to 2014
Virginia Parks, University of California Irvine and J. Mijin Cha, Occidental CollegeThe De-Carbonization of America: Regional Shifts and Rising Inequality in the Green Economy
13.4  LERA Best Papers XI: The Nature of Work (Symposium)—Orchis
Chair: Patrick P. McHugh, The George Washington University
Presenters: Jerry A. Carbo II, Shippensburg UniversityExploring the Potential For Training of Human Resource Management Professionals in Preventing, Detecting, Eliminating and Remedying Workplace Bullying
Matthew Piszczek, Wayne State University; Peter Berg and Marissa Eckrote, Michigan State University; Mary Hamman, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Daniela Hochfellner, New York University; and Christopher Ruhm, University of VirginiaSite-level Drivers of Age-Related Human Resource Management Practices
Colleen Stuart and Roman Galperin, Johns Hopkins UniversityExtra-organizational Determinants of Careers: Gendered Expert Authority and Attainment of Patent Examiners
Ting Zhang, University of BaltimoreDoes Working for Oneself, not Others, Matters to Older Adults' Health?
11:30 am ‑ 1 pmConcurrent Sessions
Chair: Tia Schneider Denenberg, Workplace Solutions, Inc.
Panelists: Marcia L. Greenbaum, Arbitrator/MediatorBroken Policies and Practices: How to Fix Them
Eileen B. Hoffman, Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceCongressional Systems New and Old and Dealing with Sexual Harassment
14.2  LERA Best Papers XII: Labor-Management Relations (Symposium)—Vanda South
Chair: Qian Zhang, University of Toronto
Presenters: Jose Anthony Luevanos, Elisabeth A. Luevanos and Jean Madsen, Texas A&M UniversityEmpathic Capacity Through Empathy: Measuring the Human Connection in the Workplace
Jacob Do-Hyung Cha, Seoul National UniversityConstrual Level Theory Meets Modern Employment Relations? The Psychological Distance of Corporate Elites Influence Downsizing
Man Cao and Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University and Shuming Zhao, Nanjing UniversityAuthentic Leadership and Work-family Facilitation: The Role of Psychological Availability and High-performance Work Systems
Emily H. Yen, Trinity CollegePromises and Perils of Staff Unions: Managing Challenges to Organizational Image and Identity While Dual Bargaining
Chair: Dale Belman, Michigan State University
Presenters: Scott B. Martin, Columbia University; Joao Paulo Candia Veiga, Universidade de Sao Paulo; and Katiuscia Galhera, Campinas State UniversityTesting the Limits of Complementarity: Private Governance, Public Regulation, and Contested Enforcement of Labor Standards in Brazil
Benjamin Glasner, University of WashingtonThe Minimum Wage and the Online Gig Economy
Matthew Hinkel, Michigan State UniversityShould Prevailing Wages Prevail? The Effect of Prevailing Wage Laws on Affordable Housing Construction Costs
Zhengxiong Yang, Jilin University; Mingwei Liu, Rutgers University; and Shiwei Zhang, Jilin UniversityThe Effect of Monthly Minimum Wages on Working Hours and Employment

1 pmMeeting Adjourned Kris Rondeau, President