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Workshop Papers


Forum 1.7

Véronique Pascal (Person in charge - Women’s Committee / Responsable du comité des femmes, Union des artistes)
Research note PDF


Forum 2.2

Gerhard Bosch (University Duisburg-Essen / Institute for Work, Skills and Training)
Transnational labour markets and national wage setting systems in the EU PDF


Forum 2.3

Claude Rioux (Associate Researcher / Chercheur associé, CRIMT)
Une initiative syndicale québécoise remarquable en environnement. La fondation Monique – Fitz-Back PDF


Forum 2.7

Ellen Dannin (Penn State Dickinson School of Law)
Update on "Right-to-Work" laws in New Zealand and the United States PDF

Chris Schenk
(University of Toronto / Centre for Industrial Relations)
Unions in a Democratic Society. A Response to the Consultation Paper on the Renewal of Labour Legislation in Saskatchewan



Workshop 1.1

Gerhard Bosch
(University Duisburg-Essen / Institute for Work, Skills and Training)
Transnational labour markets and national wage setting systems in the EU PDF


Marcus Kahmann
(Institut de Recherches Économiques et Sociales)     
Unequal brothers: Comparing trade union responses to labour migration in France and Germany PDF


Workshop 1.2

Ian Thomas MacDonald (Cornell University)         
Placing Labour in the New Urban Economy: An Agenda for Research PDF


Workshop 1.3

Steen E. Navrbjerg (University of Copenhagen), Trine P. Larsen (University of Copenhagen)   
Matching Danish Shop stewards service demands – Union strategies and mergers over a decade PDF

Lois S. Gray (Cornell University), Paul V. Whitehead (Penn State University), Paul F. Clark (Penn State University)
Do Formal Union Administrative Practices Promote or Hinder Labor Revitalization? Results of a Survey of American and British Unions PDF


Workshop 1.4

Matt Stahl (Western University)                 
Proletarians to Rentiers? The Talent Guilds and the Residual Right, 1930-1960 PDF


Workshop 1.5

Jens Arnholtz (U. of Copenhagen), Flemming Ibsen (U. of Aalborg), Christian Lyhne Ibsen (U. of Copenhagen)            
Importing Low Density Ideas to High Density Revitalisation. The ’Organising Model’ in Denmark PDF

Heather Connolly
(U. of Warwick), Stefania Marino (U. of Manchester), Miguel Martinez Lucio (U. of Manchester)                 
Justice for Janitors ‘goes Dutch’: Organising and regulation as competing models? PDF

Craig Brown
(Central Queensland U.)
The ‘organising approach’ as a solution to trade union decline: an Australian case study PDF


Workshop 1.6

Bryan Evans (Ryerson University)                              
When Your Boss Is the State:  The Paradox of Public Sector Labour Relations PDF


Workshop 2.1

Flemming Ibsen (Aalborg University), Laust Høhedahl (Aalborg University)      
Free Riders and outsiders: Declining union membership and strategies of union revitalization in Denmark
PDF


Workshop 2.2

Mritiunjoy Mohanty (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta) 
Emerging trends in unionisation and labour organising in India PDF

Malcolm MacIntosh
(RMIT University)           
Trade Unions under a communist regime: Pressure for change in structure and focus of the Vietnamese trade Union movement
PDF


Workshop 2.3

Gerhard Bosch, Claudia Weinkopf (University Duisburg-Essen / Institute for Work, Skills and Training)
Minimum wages, collectively negotiated wages and wage inequality PDF

Jean Bernier
(Université Laval), Laurence Léa Fontaine (UQAM)             
Un régime d’extension juridique renouvelé : un moyen de favoriser la syndicalisation dans des secteurs de PME soumis à une vive concurrence
PDF


Workshop 3.1

Mélanie Laroche (U. de Montréal), Marie-Ève Bernier (U. de Montréal), Mathieu Dupuis (U. de Montréal)            
Quelles stratégies patronales face à la syndicalisation? Typologie et utilisation des tactiques antisyndicales au Québec PDF

Sophie Béroux (Université Lyon 2 / Triangle), Jean-Michel Denis (Université Paris Est / Centre d’Etudes de l’Emploi)
Les syndicats non confédérés confrontés aux nouvelles règles de représentativité : quelles possibilités, quels obstacles ? Réflexion à partir du cas de l’Union Syndicale Solidaire PDF



Workshop 3.2

Ellen Dannin (Penn State Dickinson School of Law)
In-Corporate In-Equality of Bargaining Power PDF


Workshop 3.4


José Ricardo Ramalho (U. Federal do Rio de Janeiro), Marcelo Sampaio Carneiro  (U. Federal do Marannhão)               
Action syndicale, contestation politique et  sidérurgie dans l’Amazonie brésilienne PDF

Paul Secunda
(Marquette University Law School)
The Wisconsin Public-Sector Labor Dispute of 2011
PDF


Workshop 3.5

Magdalena Bernaciak (European Trade Union Institute)                
Labour Solidarity in Crisis? Lessons from General Motors
PDF


Workshop 4.2

Wayne Lewchuk (McMaster University)                  
What Can Unions Do? Precarious Employment and Union Power PDF

Patrice M. Mareschal
(Rutgers University) & Patricia Ciorici (Rutgers University)             
Against All Odds: Civic Engagement and Power Building in an Invisible Workforce PDF

Janis Bailey (Griffith U), Robin Price (Queensland U. of Technology), Amanda Pyman (Monash U.), Jane Parker (Massey U.)
Union Power in Retail: Contrasting cases in Australia and New Zealand
PDF


Workshop 4.3

Stéphanie Chevance (Université de Montréal)  
Désintégration verticale de l’entreprise et action syndicale : proposition d’un cadre théorique intégrant la notion de chaîne de valeur mondiale
PDF


Workshop 4.4

Pieter Liagre (HIVA-KU Leuven), Guy Van Gyes (HIVA-KU Leuven)
Importance of recourses: Investigating activism at the workplace with the psychological Job Demands-Resources Model PDF

Jack Fiorito
(Florida State U. / U. of Hertfordshire), Philip S. DeOrtentiis (Florida State U.), Irene Padavic (Florida State U.) 
Reconsidering Activism:  And Just What Do You Mean by That? PDF

Maurizio Atzeni
(Loughborough University / CEIL-Conicet)      
Democracy as strategy, ideal and practice in organising and structuring workers' collective power: empirical cases from contemporary Argentina
PDF


Workshop 5.2

Diane Gagné (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières / Université de Montréal)                
Les clauses de disparités de traitement : Naviguer en eau trouble…des précaires chez les "protégés" ?
PDF

Jamie Kass (Can. Unio. of Postal Wor.), Lynne Pajot (Can. Unio. of Postal Wor.)     
Providing Support and Promoting Participation of Parents with Special Needs and Using Gender-Based Seniority Provisions to Increase Female Participation in the Trades Part 1 PDF Part 2 PDF

France Bernier (CSQ), Claire Montour (Fédération de la santé du Québec (FSQ), affiliée à la CSQ), Martine Gagnon (CSQ)
Au-delà de l’individualisme et du paradigme générationnel : comprendre les demandes particulières pour trouver des solutions collectives. Vers de nouvelles pratiques syndicales PDF


Workshop 5.3

Valeria Pulignano (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Paul Stewart (Strathclyde University)     
Understanding union strategic responses to the management of change in Europe
PDF

Arnulfo Arteaga Garcia (U. Autónoma Metropolitana) & Rigoberto Reyes-Sanchez (U. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico)    
Changes in Work Organization and New Strategies for Union Power PDF


Workshop 5.4

Marissa Brookes (Northwestern University)         
Varieties of Power in Transnational Union Campaigns
PDF


Workshop 5.5

Gregor Gall (University of Hertfordshire), Jack Fiorito (Florida State University / University of Hertfordshire)
Union Effectiveness:  In Search of the Holy Grail
PDF