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"American Factory" Screening March 3
The Center for Global Workers' Rights in the School of Labor and Employment Relations and the Sustainability Institute will be hosting a free screening of the Oscar-Winning film, "American Factory" on March 3 at 7 p.m. in HUB 132 Flex Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
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Article published on Liu and Raghuram research
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Assistant Professor Elaine Hui Publishes First Book
Earlier this month, assistant professor Elaine Hui published her first book, “Hegemonic Transformation: The State, Laws, and Labour Relations in Post-Socialist China.”
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Assistant Professor, Michael Maffie, Weighs in on Recent Uber and Lyft Driver Strikes
In the past year, ‘gig’ economy workers around the world have engaged in strikes and other labor actions. Ridehail drivers on multiple continents organized collective work stoppages. Deliveroo riders organized for better pay and workplace protections. Instacart workers signed an online petition calling for pay protections and more control over their work. Worker organizations have formed unions or collectives in the UK, New York, Seattle, and elsewhere. Although the ‘gig’ economy was promised to a future of work without bosses and greater worker ‘flexibility,’ growing global labor unrest reveals serious problems in the ‘gig’ economy as its currently designed. What is driving these protests? What can policymakers, unions, and HR specialists do to improve labor conditions in the ‘gig’ economy?
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Associate Professor Elaine Farndale Publishes Book on Strategy, Human Resource Management, and Performance
Associate Professor of Human Resource Management Elaine Farndale, along with Jaap Paauwe, Professor of Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University, published the book, "Strategy, HRM, and Performance" earlier this year. The book was published by Oxford University Press in January 2018.
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Welcome to the New Cohort of M.P.S. students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights!
The Center for Global Workers’ Rights and the School of Labor and Employment Relations at Penn State are proud to welcome the seventh cohort of Masters of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights.
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Center for International Human Resource Studies Webinar Series Continues Oct. 15
As part of their ongoing IHRM webinar series, the SFU Centre for Global Workforce Strategy, Penn State Center for International Human Resource Studies and ESCP Business School will be hosting their third webinar, "The invisible dimensions of human resource management: informal networks, institutions, and practices in international contexts." The event will take place on Thursday, October 15 at 11:30 a.m. EDT.
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CGWR and WRC Collaborate on New Research Brief Focused on Garment Workers
Unpaid Billions: Trade Data Show Apparel Order Volume and Prices Plummeted through June, Driven by Brands’ Refusal to Pay for Goods They Asked Suppliers to Make
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“What Difference Does a Union Make? Banana Plantations in the North and South of Guatemala.”
Join a virtual discussion of the new Center for Global Workers' Rights (CGWR) and Solidarity Center report on January 27 at 10:00 a.m. EST.
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The world of work before, during and after the pandemic
Human Resources experts, School of LER alumni, from Zippo Inc., Netflix and Delta Air Lines discuss pandemic-related changes.
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