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  Workshop 4.1: The Politics of Canadian Public Sector Unions
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  Chair: Jean-Noël Grenier (Université Laval)
 
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Stephanie Ross
(York University)


Social Unionist Strategies and Union Power in Canada’s Public Sector Unions

Language: English
Duration: 19:03

 
Michelle Webber
(Brock University)
Larry Savage
(Brock University)
Jonah Butovsky
(Brock University)

The Politics of Professional Unions
in the Public Sector


Language: English
Duration: 19:46
PowerPoint: Webber

 
Brian Evans
(Ryerson University)

When Your Boss Is the State:  The Paradox of Public Sector Labour Relations

Language: English
Duration: 18:20
PowerPoint: Evans
 
Larry Savage
(Brock University)
Charles W. Smith
(St. Thomas More College)

Public Sector Unions and Electoral
Politics in Canada


Language:
English
Duration: 18:24
PowerPoint: Savage
 
 
               
         
 
Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 33:46
         
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  Workshop 4.2: Strategies for Union Power: The SEIU and global-local relations  
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  Chair: Janice Fine (Rutgers University)  
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Luis LM Aguiar
(University of British Columbia)

The Challenges and Opportunities of Partnerships between and across Unions in the era of Globalization and Neoliberalism

Language: English
Duration: 15:43

 
Lydia Savage
(University of Southern Maine)

Does Size Matter? Amalgamations, Mergers, Growth

Language: English
Duration: 15:57
 
Elizabeth O'Connor
(FLASCO Mexico)

‘Brillando con Justicia’:  Innovative Global Unionism connecting Immigration and the Low Wage Service Sector

Language: English
Duration: 20:05
 
Jamie K. McCallum
(Middlebury College)

Global Unions, Local Power: SEIU’s Transnational Strategy from North
America to the Global South


Language: English
Duration: 17:42
PowerPoint: McCallum
 
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Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 30:26
       
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  Workshop 4.3: The Strength of Networks: Intra-union, inter-union and international union effects  
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  Chair: Reynald Bourque (University of Montreal)  
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Cathy Brigden
(RMIT University)
Sarah Kaine
(University of Technology, Sydney)

Building bargaining power through inter-union collaboration: the case of two industry union federations

Language:
English
Duration: 18:43
PowerPoint: Brigden
 
Sandra Cockfield
(RMIT University)
Donna Buttigieg
(Victoria University)
Marjorie Jerrad
(Monash University)

Union renewal in regional communities: What role do inter-union organisations play?

Language:
English
Duration: 18:23
PowerPoint: Cockfield
 
David Peetz
(Griffith University)
Georgina Murray
(Griffith University)
Maggie May
(Griffith University)

Union networks and collective action

Language:
English
Duration: 13:42
PowerPoint: Peetz
 
Nikolaus Hammer
(University of Leicester)
Glynne Williams

(University of Leicester)
Anita Hammer
(DeMontfort University)
Steve Davies
(Cardiff University)

Organising IFAs in India, Russia,
and South Africa


Language:
English
Duration: 15:16
PowerPoint: Hammer
 
     
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Dimitris Stevis
(Colorado State University)
Michael Fichter
(Free University Berlin)

Global Framework Agreements: Escaping, Projecting or Globalizing Unionism?

Language:
English
Duration: 9:29

PowerPoint: Stevis
 
Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 28:47
     
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  Workshop 4.4: Building Power Beyond the Frontiers of US Labour Law  
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  Chair: Michel Coutu (University of Montreal)  
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Nicole Buonocore Porter
(University of Toledo College of Law)

Women, Unions, and Negotiation

Language: English
Duration: 9:12
 
Charlotte Garden
(Seattle University School of Law)
Nancy Leong
(University of Denver Sturm C. of Law)

“So Closely Intertwined”: Labor Interests and Racial Solidarity

Language: English
Duration: 14:14
 
Anna Maria Lofaso
(West Virginia University C. of Law)

Unions and Civil Disobedience

Language: English
Duration: 18:34
 
Ellen Dannin
(Penn State Dickinson School of Law)

In-Corporate In-Equality of Bargaining Power

Language: English
Duration: 14:01
 
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Q&A III

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 25:19

Q&A IIII

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 20:21
     
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  Workshop 4.5: Transnational Solidarity and Bargaining Efficiency in the EU: Recent developments and challenges for unions
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  Chair: Maria Jepsen (European Trade Union Institute)  
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Magdalena Bernaciak
(ETUI)

Labour Solidarity in Crisis? Lessons
from General Motors


Language: English
Duration: 17:52
PowerPoint: Bernaciak
 
Romuald Jagodziński
(ETUI)

Transnational company agreements as the emerging level of industrial relations? European Works Councils balancing on the thin line between effective consultation and overstepping competences

Language: English
Duration: 22:47
PowerPoint: Jagodziński
 
Kurt Vandaele
(ETUI)
Vera Glassner

(Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

Which way towards a Europeanisation of trade union strategies? Institutional logics and trade union officers’ views

Language: English
Duration: 18:24
PowerPoint: Vandaele
 
Q&AII

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 43:43
 
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  Workshop 4.6: Union Strategies in Production Networks and Value Chains  
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  Chair: Patrice Jalette (University of Montreal)    
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Lisa Dorigatti
(University of Milano)

Unions' strategies in networked settings: explaining variety and outcomes. Evidences from Germany and Italy

Language: English
Duration: 17:11
PowerPoint: Dorigatti
 
Stéphanie Chevance
(University of Montreal)

Désintégration verticale de l’entreprise et action syndicale : proposition d’un cadre théorique intégrant la notion de chaîne de valeur mondiale

Language: French
Duration: 16:38
PowerPoint: Chevance
 
Mathieu Dupuis
(University of Montreal)

Production en réseaux et en chaînes, stratégies syndicales et transformations de l’action collective : le cas de l’industrie automobile nord-américaine

Language: French
Duration: 16:34
PowerPoint: Dupuis
 
Stefano Gasparri
(University of Milano)

Behind trade unions' role in networked settings. Evidence from I.R. within Italian Factory Outlet Centres

Language: English
Duration: 14:47
PowerPoint: Gasparri
 
 
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Louise Boivin
(University of Montreal)

Pratiques syndicales et associatives innovatrices dans les segments précarisés des réseaux de production: le cas des services d’aide à domicile au Québec

Language: French
Duration: 18:35
PowerPoint: Boivin
 
Q&AII

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 30:37
     
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  Workshop 4.7: Cross-border and International Union Alliances  
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  Chair: Nikolaus Hammer (University of Leicester)  
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Marissa Brookes
(Northwestern University)

Varieties of Power in Transnational Union Campaigns

Language: English
Duration: 13:55
PowerPoint: Brookes
 
Mélanie Dufour-Poirier
(University of Montreal)

Retombées pratiques et théoriques d’une alliance syndicale dans les Amériques

Language: French
Duration: 29:12
PowerPoint: Dufour-Poirier
 
Katherine Nastovski
(York University)

Experiments in Transformative Internationalism: Labour Internationalism in Canada in the 1970s and 1980s

Language: English
Duration: 22:07
 
Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 45:43
 
 
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