Collection : LERA Research Volumes

Published by the Labor and Employment Relations Association and distributed by Cornell University Press under its ILR Press imprint.

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Inequality, Uncertainty, and Opportunity
The Varied and Growing Role of Finance in Labor Relations
Inequality, Uncertainty, and Opportunity provides readers with a sense of the many ways in which financial market developments influence labor and industrial relations.

Disunited States of America
Employment Relations Systems in Conflict
The authors describe several dimensions of labor policy differentiation across the states as well as examine the underlying dynamics.

Collective Bargaining under Duress
Case Studies of Major North American Industries
This volume highlights the recent state of collective bargaining in eight different industries across both the private and public sectors.

Public Jobs and Political Agendas
The Public Sector in an Era of Economic Stress
This volume spotlights the important public/private differences that account for the special attention visited upon the public sector starting with the Great Recession.

Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism
New Directions in Research
Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism illuminates shared capitalism's complexity as an organizational, psychological, sociological, and economic phenomenon that requires deep interdisciplinary understanding.

Transforming the U.S. Workforce Development System
Lessons from Research and Practice
This book brings together leading scholars and practitioners working in the job skills field to examine what research tells us about the current state of the U.S. skills system in comparative perspective and the changes that are required for the future.

Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations
International and Domestic Perspectives
The concept of human rights at work has advanced significantly in the last decade. The authors of the essays in Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations focus in various ways on how the promotion and protection of human rights at workplaces here...

The Gloves-off Economy
Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America's Labor Market
Across the United States, increasing numbers of employers are breaking, bending, or evading long-established laws and standards designed to protect workers, from the minimum wage to job safety standards to the right to organize. This "gloves-off...

Employee Pensions
Policies, Problems, and Possibilities
This volume outlines a fresh view on pension plans from the perspective of both the employer and employee, describing the possibilities in American labor relations and in Congress to meet employers' needs to compete and to fulfill the enduring desire...

Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations
In Contemporary Issues in Industrial Relations, a large and diverse group of contributors provides a new thematic treatment of key employment relations issues. These topics include: collective bargaining, worker disability, the return to work...

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