Workshops
Workshop 1.1

The New Interface Between Constitutional and Collective Rights

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Christian BRUNELLE (Université Laval)
Chartes des droits et codes du travail: deux solitudes ? [FR - 21:56]

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Bernard ADELL (Queen’s University)
Freedom of Expression: Making it Fit with Labour Relations Realities [ENG - 26:17]

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Marie-Josée LEGAULT (TÉLUQ/UQAM)
François RÉGIMBAL (University of Montreal)
François BOLDUC (University of Montreal)
Positions des cols bleus à l’endroit de la politique québécoise d’équité en emploi [FR - 17:09]

Paper

Clip 4
Questions [52:10]


Workshop 1.2

Competitiveness and Regulatory Regimes

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Jacques BÉLANGER (Université Laval)
Gilles TRUDEAU (Université de Montréal)
Regulatory Frameworks and Economic Integration: The Quebec Context [ENG - 16:19]

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David LEHRER (Education, Workforce, and Income Security/ U.S. GAO)
Sara SCHIBANOFF (Education, Workforce, and Income Security/ U.S. GAO)
Employee Compensation: Trends in Costs and Benefit Design in Employer-Sponsored Benefits in the United States [ENG - 15:43]

Report 1
Report 2

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Ann FROST (University of Western Ontario
Danielle van JAARSVELD (University of British Columbia)
Small Differences Matter: The Nearshoring of US Call Center Work to Canada [ENG - 15:44]

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Gregor MURRAY (Université de Montréal)
Jacques BÉLANGER (Université Laval)
Patrice JALETTE (Université de Montréal)
Christian LÉVESQUE (HEC Montréal)
Pierre-Antoine HARVEY (Université de Montréal)
Multinational Firms and Institutional Environments: The Case of Multinational Firms in Canada [ENG - 15:18]

Report

Clip 5
Questions [55:28]


Workshop 1.3

Vocational Training: What Roles for the State and Labour Market Partners?

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Gerhard BOSCH (Institut Arbeit und Qualifikation, University Duisburg-Essen)
Jean CHAREST (Université de Montréal)
La formation professionnelle dans dix pays : regards croisés sur les systèmes, les innovations et les résultats / A Comparative Perspective on Vocational Training in Ten Countries: Systems, Innovations and Results [FR/ENG - 26:09]

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Françoise Le DEIST (Toulouse Business School)
Jonathan WINTERTON (Toulouse Business School)
Trade Union Strategies for Developing Competence at Work: Experience from Eight European Countries [ENG - 22:33]

Paper

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Dean STROUD (Cardiff University)
Peter FAIRBROTHER (Cardiff University)
Training and Workforce Transformation in the European Steel Industry: Questions for Public Policy [ENG - 15:36]

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Questions [23:40]


Workshop 1.4

Faces of Labour Market Inclusion & Exclusion

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Ron SAUNDERS (Canadian Policy Research Networks)
Pathways for Youth to the Labour Market [ENG - 19:57] / Questions [6:30]

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Aine LEADBETTER (McMaster University)
Charlotte YATES (McMaster University)
Solving Rural Labour Shortages in Ontario through Immigration: Policy Developments and Implications [ENG - 16:59) / Questions [15:26]

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Brigitte VOYER (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Savoir, compétence et formation continue des professionnels en situation d’intermittence en emploi : quelques enjeux pour les politiques publiques de formation [FR - 20:02] / Questions and conclusion [21:22]


Workshop 1.5

The Odyssey of Collective Representation : What Kinds of Unionism for the New Economy?

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Larry HAIVEN (St-Mary’s University)
Interest Representation Among Self-Employed Artists:  The Case of Unions and Copyright Collectives [ENG - 16:05]

Paper

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Urwana COIQUAUD (HEC Montréal)
La syndicalisation des travailleurs non salariés : une course d'obstacles [FR - 17:01]

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Catherine Le CAPITAINE (Université Laval)
Nouvelles identités professionnelles et syndicalisme : le cas du secteur financier au Québec [FR - 15:01]

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Charles HECKSCHER (Rutgers University)
Unions: From Countervailing Powers to Network Intermediaries [ENG - 16:53]

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Questions [43:13]


Workshop 2.1

Restructuring and Offshoring : Overview and Contrasting Public Policy Approaches

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Marie-Ange MOREAU (Institut universitaire européen
Philippe POCHET (Observatoire social européen)
Les nouveaux défis liés aux restructurations : mise en perspective de la spécificité européenne [FR - 22:05]

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Philippe POCHET (Observatoire social européen)
Marie-Ange MOREAU (Institut universitaire européen)
Les nouveaux défis liés aux restructurations : l’anticipation comme principe d’élaboration des politiques [FR - 9:45]

Notes

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Linda ROULEAU (HEC Montréal)
Patrice JALETTE (Université de Montréal)
Les restructurations organisationnelles: un aperçu de la situation canadienne [FR - 20:14]

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Michel COUTU (Université de Montréal)
Licenciements collectifs et fermetures d'entreprise au Québec: un cas d’absentéisme juridique ? [FR - 16:53]

Clip 5
Questions [25:35]


Workshop 2.2

The Fall and Rise of the Wagner Model in the US?

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Kate BRONFENBRENNER (Cornell University)
US Labor Movement and Labor Law Reform in 2007: Myths, Challenges, and Possibilities [ENG - 14:25]

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David JACOBS (Morgan State University)
Precedents and Prospects for State and Province-based Approaches to Advancing Worker Representation and Security in an Era of Globalization [ENG - 18:53]

Paper

Clip 3
Pradeep KUMAR (Queen's University)
Comments [ENG - 15:05]

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Michael PIORE (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Comments [ENG - 8:51]

Clip 5
Questions [35:45]


Workshop 2.3

The Arthurs Report: A New Direction for Labour Policy

Clip 1 : Bernard ADELL (Queen’s University) [ENG - 14:04]
Clip 2 : Jean BERNIER (Université Laval) [FR - 15:21]
Clip 3 : Judy FUDGE (University of Victoria) [ENG - 11:07]
Clip 4 : Brian LANGILLE (University of Toronto) [ENG - 14:28]
Clip 5 : Harry ARTHURS (York University) [ENG - 14:36]
Clip 6 : Questions [35:35]


Workshop 2.4

Women and Men in Work and Family Life: What Role for Public Policy?

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Diane-Gabrielle TREMBLAY (TÉLUQ-UQAM) 
Family Policies and Labour Market Participation : The Situation in Quebec and Canada [FR - 19:45]

Paper

Clip 2
Luc CLOUTIER (Institut de la statistique du Québec)
L'effet des politiques publiques pour le travail sur la qualité de l'emploi selon le sexe : quelle lecture récente peut-on faire au Québec ? [FR - 12:05]

Powerpoint

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Peter BERG (Michigan State University)
Addressing Tensions in Work-Family Balance in the United States and Australia: A Comparison of Public Policy Approaches [ENG - 19:43]

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Mary CORNISH (Cavalluzzo Hayes Shilton McIntyre & Cornish)
Commentaires [ENG - 9:34]

Clip 5
Questions [28:46]


Workshop 2.5

Can Public Policy Drive Workplace Innovation?

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Oscar F. CONTRERAS (El Colegio de Sonora)
Jorge CARRILLO (El Colegio de la Frontera Norte)
Jaime OLEA (Universidad de Sonora)
Managing Health and Safety in Small- and Medium-Sized Firms in the Maquiladoras : The Role of Mexican Public Policy [ENG - 19:38]

Paper

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Tod RUTHERFORD (Syracuse University)
John HOLMES (Queen’s University)
Public Policy, Employee Voice and Innovation: The Case of the Canadian Auto Industry [ENG - 19:41]

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Charles HECKSCHER (Rutgers University)
Public policy and employment flexibility [ENG - 18:20]

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Questions [39:49]


Workshop 3.1

Market Individualization and Beyond: The Australian / New Zealand Experience with Radical Labour Market Reforms

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Clive H.J. GILSON (University of Waikato)
Terry H. WAGAR (St-Mary’s University)
Seismic Public Policy Changes and Their Impact on Industrial Relations: The New Zealand Experience [ENG - 14:45]

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Ron McCALLUM (University of Sydney)
The Australian Work Choices Laws and the Individualization of Antipodean Workplaces [ENG - 21:01]

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Barbara POCOCK (University of South Australia)
The Impact of Radical Labour Market Reform on Vulnerable Workers and Social Reproduction in the Australian Context [ENG - 13:02]

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David PEETZ (Griffith University)
La Grande Illusion: The Economic Dimensions of Radical Reform and the Response of Labour [ENG - 21:36]

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Questions [34:09]


Workshop 3.2

Looking for Global Justice at Work: New Actors, New Modes of Governance?

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Deborah GROBAN OLSON (The Capital Ownership Group)
Fair Exchange: Providing Citizens with Equity Managed by a Community Trust, in Return for Government Subsidies or Tax Breaks to Businesses [ENG - 16:49]

Paper
Powerpoint


Clip 2
George TSOGAS (City University London)
‘Roger and Me’ or How to Start on a New Paradigm for 21st Century Industrial Relations (and in the process get rid of 'some' labour lawyers…) [ENG - 16:21]

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Dean HUBBARD (Sarah Lawrence College)
Reimagining Workers' Human Rights: Transformative Organizing for a Socially Aware Global Economy [ENG - 16:07]

Paper

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Bruce NISSEN (Florida International University)
‘Social Justice Infrastructure’ Organizations as New Actors from the Community: the Case of South Florida [ENG - 18:07]

Clip 5
Questions [34:07]


Workshop 3.3

Manufacturing Employment Loss in Canada and the US: Towards a Labour-based Jobs Strategy

Clip 1 : Ron BLACKWELL (AFL-CIO) [ENG - 11:24]
Clip 2 : Kate BRONFENBRENNER (Cornell University) [ENG - 11:25]
Clip 3 : Robert HICKEY (Queen’s University) [ENG - 14:57]
Clip 4 : Chris SCHENK (Ontario Federation of Labour) [ENG - 8:41]
Clip 5 : Andrew JACKSON (Canadian Labour Congress) [ENG - 9:07]
Clip 6 : Questions [33:28]


Workshop 3.4

Fundamental Freedoms at Work: Are Nation States Fulfilling their International Obligations

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Jonathan EATON (Ontario Ministry of Labour)
Defining 'Essential Services' in the New World of Work: The Challenge for Public Policy [ENG - 15:29]

Paper

Clip 2
Roy ADAMS (McMaster University)
Beyond the Right to Organize (or not): Towards Universal Workplace Representation [ENG - 20:58]

Paper

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Pierre VERGE (Université Laval)
Dominic ROUX (Université Laval)
Liberté syndicale :  Le Canada satisfait-il à ses obligations internationales ? [FR - 24:59]

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Isabelle DUPLESSIS (Université de Montréal)
Qu'implique la qualification de certains droits comme fondamentaux pour leur effectivité au plan international ? [FR - 20:51]

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Brian BURKETT (Heenan Blaikie)
Commentaires [ENG - 5:35]

Clip 6
Gerry RODGERS (IIES, ILO)
Commentaires [ENG - 10:57]

Clip 7
Questions [28:31]


Workshop 3.5

Flexicurity: The New Gold Standard for Labour Market Policy?

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Christophe RAMAUX (Université Paris I)
La flexicurité : une régulation du marché du travail adaptée à la mondialisation ? [FR - 18:34]

Paper

Clip 2
Axel van den BERG (McGill University)
Flexicurity: Theory (Sweden), Practice (Denmark) and Rhetoric (EU) [ENG - 19:28]

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Christian PAPINOT (Université de Brest, France)
Flexibilité d’emploi et sécurité salariale, la conciliation impossible ?: réflexion à partir du “chômage-intérim” des jeunes diplômés (France) [FR - 14:00]

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Philippe POCHET (Observatoire social européen)
Comments [FR - 14:40]

Clip 5
Questions [29:07]


Workshop 4.1

New Organizational Models: Sources of Vulnerability for Workers

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Louise BOIVIN (Université de Montréal)
Les conditions d'emploi issues de la sous-traitance des services publics et d'un programme d'immigration temporaire dans le secteur de l'aide à domicile [FR - 17:30]

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Katherine LIPPEL (University of Ottawa)
Les nouveaux modèles d’entreprise et la mise en œuvre des politiques en matière de santé et sécurité des travailleurs [FR - 19:00]

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Questions [31:31]


Workshop 4.2

The End of Public Policy in Industrial Relations: A Comparative Review of Recent Developments I

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Serafino NEGRELLI (Universita’ Degli Studi di Bresca)
Responding to Domestic, Eu and Global Pressures: Public Policy in Industrial Relations in Italy [ENG - 26:18]

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Enrique de la GARZA TOLEDO (UAM/I)
Change or Continuity? Industrial Relations in Mexico at the Begining of the 21st Century [ENG - 26:33] / Questions [30:14]

Clip 3
Darryn SNELL (Monash University)
Alison HART (Monash University)
Corporate Welfare and the Neo-liberalisation of Public Policy - Implications for Employment and Training [ENG - 24:42] / Questions [30:14]


Workshop 4.3

Asymmetric Integration and Transnational Actors: Comparing Labour Regulation in Global Regions

Clip 1
Adelle BLACKETT (McGill University)
Christian LÉVESQUE (HEC Montréal)
Mapping the Social in Regional Integration [ENG/FR - 13:56]

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Graciela BENSUSÁN (UAM-X)
The Protection of Labour Rights in Mexico's Clothing Industry: The Mechanisms and Reach of National and Transnational Action [ESP - 17:51]  

Powerpoint (Spanish)
Powerpoint
(English)

Clip 3
Isabelle DESBARATS (Université Toulouse I Sciences sociales)
La régulation juridique à l'épreuve du processus européen de libéralisation des services [FR - 11:38]

Paper

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Emmanuelle MAZUYER (Université Aix-Marseille 3)
Le rôle des partenaires sociaux européens dans la régulation du travail régionale [FR - 13:25]

Paper

Clip 5
Questions [47:24]


Workshop 4.4

Pension Policies: the End of the 'Golden Age' of the Post-war Institutional Architecture?

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Frédéric HANIN (Université Laval)
La politique des retraites à l’ère de la mondialisation du capital : quels enjeux pour le travail et l’emploi ? [FR - 24:02]

Paper

Clip 2
Patricia SIMPSON (Loyola University Chicago)
Marianne A. FERBER (University of Illinois)
Pension Reform and Poverty Among the Elderly - What We Know, What We Don't Know: Results from a Pilot Study [ENG - 23:50]

Paper

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Claude RIOUX (Confédération des syndicats nationaux)
Le régimes de retraite dans les économies développées: perspectives des politiques publiques proposées par la Banque mondiale, le Fonds monétaire international et l'Organisation internationale du travail [FR - 25:00]

Powerpoint


Workshop 5.1

Public Policies as Protection Mechanisms: Social Construct and Content

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Lucie MORISSETTE (HEC Montréal)
Petit guide d’intervention pour tout acteur souhaitant participer à la construction des politiques publiques [FR - 16:39]

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Marie-Josée DUPUIS (Université de Montréal)
Pour un renouveau du cadre d'analyse de la construction des politiques publiques : le rôle de l'acteur non institutionnalisé [FR - 18:34]

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Esther PAQUET (Au bas de l’échelle)
La campagne menée par ABE dans le cadre du processus de révision de la Loi sur les normes du travail en 2002 [FR - 19:16]

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Stéphanie BERNSTEIN (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Revisiter les droits au travail : la précarité sous l’angle des droits économiques et sociaux [FR - 15:05]

Clip 5
Questions [31:41]


Workshop 5.2

The End of Public Policy in Industrial Relations: A Comparative Review of Recent Developments II

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Christina de ALMEIDA PEDREIRA (Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie)
Working Public Policies: A Conceptual Proposal for the Braziliam Legal System [ENG - 23:27] / Questions [14:22]

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Juan RASO DELGUE (Universidad de la República)
Development of Public Policy in Industrial Relations in Uruguay [ENG - 17:25]

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Sara SLINN (Osgoode Hall Law School)
Lost Years or Charting New Territory? The Evolution of Public Policy in Industrial Relations in Canada [ENG - 17:40]

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Ana Virginia MOREIRA GOMES (Universidade Catholica de Santos & Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie)
Comments [ENG - 12:25]

Clip 5
Questions [21:02]


Workshop 5.3

Restructuring State Services

Clip 1
Peter FAIRBROTHER (Cardiff University)
David HALL (Public Services International Research Unit, U. of Greenwich)
Public Services in a Neo-liberal Era: Questions for Labour [ENG - 13:15]

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Christoph HERMANN (FORBA – Working Life Research Centre)
The Liberalization and Privatization of Public Services and the Impact on Employment, Working Conditions and Labour Relations [ENG - 14:58]

Paper


Clip 3
Jean-Noël GRENIER (Université Laval)
Nouvelle conception du rôle de l’État et nouvelles méthodes de prestation des services publics : Le cas des centres locaux d’emploi [FR - 16:52]

Paper

Clip 4
Robert HICKEY (Queen’s University)
Global Restructuring in Postal Services: From National Providers to Global Competitors [ENG - 14:50]

Clip 5
Bob HEBDON (McGill University)
Patrice JALETTE (Université de Montréal)
Union Response to Privatization: Strategic Choice and Pragmatism or Single-minded Opposition? [FR - 16:06]

Clip 6 : Questions [33:46]


Workshop 5.4

Taming the Tiger: Ensuring Workplace Rights Across Production Chains

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David J. DOOREY (York University)
Disclosure Regulation as a Tool for Influencing Foreign Labour Practices:  A Case Study of Nike and Levi-Strauss [ENG - 24:12]

Paper

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Don WELLS (McMaster University)
‘Best Practice’ in the Regulation of International Labor Standards:  Lessons of the U.S.-Cambodia Textile Agreement [ENG - 21:15]

Paper

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Renée-Claude DROUIN (Université de Montréal)
Propos sur la mise en œuvre des accords-cadres internationaux dans les chaînes globales de production [FR - 23:43]

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Maximiliano NAGL GARCEZ (Legal Advisor, Partido dos Trabalhadores)
Workplace Citizenship: Combating the Human Rights Violations by Transnationals [ENG - 15:07]

Clip 5
Questions [23:34]


Workshop 5.5

Multi-Level Governance in Local Labour Markets: Public or Private, Local or Global?

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Charlotte YATES (McMaster University)
Holly GIBBS (McMaster University)
Disorganized Governance or Multi-Level Regulation? [ENG - 16:54]

Clip 2
Brandynn HOLGATE (University of Massachusetts)
Anneta ARGYRES (University of Massachusetts)
Susan MOIR (University of Massachusetts)
Creating Better Jobs: How Public Policies Impact Workforce Intermediaries in Greater Boston [ENG - 13:40]

Paper

Clip 3
Christophe GUITTON (CEREQ)
L'État et la réforme du marché du travail en France : un bouleversement des cadres sociaux et territoriaux de l'intervention publique [FR - 21:29]

Paper
Powerpoint


Clip 4
Brandon RAMA VAIDYANATHAN (HEC Montréal)
Globalization and Indian Call Centres: Public Policy Implications [ENG - 22:24]

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Questions [28:26]