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  Workshop 3.1: Disarticulation and Rearticulation: Strategic and servicing responses to decentralization
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  Chair: Pradeep Kumar (Queen's University)
 
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John R. Martin
(Griffith University)


What impact does centralisation of union power have on union renewal strategies?  An analysis of the abolition of state branches of the Community and Public Sector Union (Australia)

Language: English
Duration: 15:41

PowerPoint: Martin
 
Steen E. Navrbjerg
(University of Copenhagen)


Matching Danish Shop stewards service demands – Union strategies and mergers over a decade

Language: English
Duration: 11:29
PowerPoint: Navrbjerg

 
Paul F. Clark
(Penn State University)
Lois S. Gray
(Cornell University)
Paul V. Whitehead
(Penn State University)
Kay Gilbert
(University of Strathclyde)

Do Formal Union Administrative Practices Promote or Hinder Labor Revitalization?  Results of a Survey of American and British Unions

Language: English
Duration: 16:05
PowerPoint: Clark
 
Rob Hickey
(Queen's University)

Union coordination and government constraint: Centralization of bargaining structures in Ontario’s broader public sector

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English
Duration: 18:42
PowerPoint: Hickey
 
       
 
Christian Dufour
(CRIMT)

Expertise économique: une avancée
dans les pratiques syndicales ?


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Duration: 18:02
PowerPoint: Dufour
 
Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 22:52
     
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  Workshop 3.2: Changes in Perception of Opinion and Identification with Unions and their Effects  
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  Chair: Peter Nolan (University of Leicester)  
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Spacer Lorenzo Frangi
(HEC Montréal)
Marc-Antonin Hennebert
(HEC Montréal)
Vicenzo Memoli
(Università di Milano)

Social confidence in unions: A comparison between USA and Canada

Language: French
Duration: 12:22
PowerPoint: Frangi
  Jacques Rouillard
(University of Montreal)
Jean-François Rouillard
(Université de Sherbrooke)

Productivité et salaires au Canada depuis le début du XXe siècle

Language: French
Duration: 18:17
PowerPoint: Rouillard
  Flemming Ibsen
(Aalborg University)
Laust Høhedahl
(Aalborg University)

Free Riders and outsiders: Declining union membership and strategies of union revitalization in Denmark

Language: English
Duration: 15:58
PowerPoint: Ibsen
  Shelagh Campbell
(University of Regina)

Extending occupational community analysis: Assessing the impact of government lawyers’ workload on the rule of law

Language: English
Duration: 21:57
PowerPoint: Campbell
 
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Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 18:46
       
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  Workshop 3.3: Union Framing and Imagination  
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  Chair: Charlotte Yates (McMaster University)  
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Cathy Brigden
(RMIT University)
Lisa Milner
(Southern Cross University)

How to close a bed: Unionist-produced films and Australian nurses’ self-identity

Language: English
Duration: 19:05
PowerPoint: Brigden
 
Alissa Anne Mazar
(McGill University)

Union Education for Progressive Development: The Case of the Canadian Autoworkers

Language: English
Duration: 16:49
PowerPoint: Mazar
 
Holly Gibbs
(McMaster University)

Unions, Academics and the Research Process as Political Terrain

Language: English
Duration: 17:37
PowerPoint: Gibbs
 
Peter Brogan
(York University)

The Meaning of the Chicago Teachers Strike in 2012: An Alternative Vision for Public Sector Unions in an “Age of Austerity”

Language: English
Duration: 20:39
PowerPoint: Brogan
 
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Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 28:27
       
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  Workshop 3.4: Union Activism and Democracy  
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  Chair: Stephanie Ross (York University)  
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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

Language: English
Duration: 16:22
PowerPoint: Liagre

 
Jack Fiorito
(Florida State University)
Philip S. DeOrtentiis
(Florida State University)
Irene Padavic
(Florida State University)

Reconsidering Activism:  And Just What Do You Mean by That?

Language: English
Duration: 16:13
PowerPoint: Fiorito
 
Maurizio Atzeni
(Loughborough University, CEIL-Conicet)

Democracy as strategy, ideal and practice in organising and structuring workers' collective power: empirical cases from contemporary Argentina

Language: English
Duration: 17:17
PowerPoint: Atzeni

 
Michel Coutu
(University of Montreal)

Crise étudiante, renouveau syndical: quelles voies pour l'autodétermination sociale ?

Language: French
Duration: 19:13
 
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Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 35:33
       
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  Workshop 3.5: In Search of the Holy Grail: Innovation, effectiveness, sustainability in union renewal  
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  Chair: Miguel Martinez Lucio (University of Manchester)  
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Adrienne E. Eaton
(Rutgers University)
Janice Fine
(Rutgers University)
Allison Porter
(Alvarez Porter Group)
Saul Rubinstein
(Rutgers University)

Becoming Purple: Twelve Years of Organizational Change at SEIU

Language: English
Duration: 16:18
PowerPoint: Eaton
 
Jack Fiorito
(Florida State University)
Gregor Gall
(University of Hertfordshire)

Union Effectiveness:  In Search of
the Holy Grail


Language: English
Duration: 11:35
PowerPoint: Fiorito
 
Melissa Slee
(Branch Pres., NTEU-RMIT University)

Adapting to Change: Radical
innovation in the union movement


Language: English
Duration: 18:36
PowerPoint: Slee
 
Gregor Murray
(University of Montreal)
Christian Dufour
(CRIMT)
Adelheid Hege
(IRES)
Christian Lévesque
(HEC Montréal)

Union Capabilities and Path Departure: How Local Unions Transform Themselves

Language: English
Duration: 16:32
PowerPoint: Murray
 
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Q&A

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 36:10
       
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  Workshop 3.6: Unions and Atypical Employment: Organize, represent, engage  
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  Chair: Lucie Morissette (HEC Montréal)    
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Wayne Lewchuk
(McMaster University)

What Can Unions Do? Precarious Employment and Union Power

Language: English
Duration: 15:10
PowerPoint: Lewchuk
 
Patrice M. Mareschal
(Rutgers University)
Patricia Ciorici
(Rutgers University)

Against All Odds: Civic Engagement and Power Building in an Invisible Workforce

Language: English
Duration: 15:35
PowerPoint: Mareschal
 
Janis Bailey
(Griffith University)
Robin Price
(Queensland University of Tech.)
Amanda Pyman
(Monash University)
Jane Parker
(Massey University)

Union Power in Retail: Contrasting cases in Australia and New Zealand

Language: English
Duration: 16:55
PowerPoint: Bailey
 
Martine D'Amours
(Université Laval)

Face à la diversification des statuts d’emploi, quelles stratégies syndicales pour l’intégration et la défense des salariés atypiques?

Language: French
Duration: 16:10
PowerPoint: D'Amours
 
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Audrey Pichette
(Université Laval)
Myriem Maâchar
(Université Laval)

Face à la diversification des statuts d’emploi, quelles stratégies syndicales pour l’intégration et la défense des salariés atypiques? Le cas de l'hôtellerie et du commerce de détail

Language: French
Duration: 13:42
PowerPoint: Pichette & Maâchar
 
Q&A I

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 21:01

Q&A II

Language: Bilingual
Duration: 17:53
   
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