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October 4 2007

Lowell Turner presents at European IRRA Congress

Lowell TurnerLowell Turner, Professor and Chair of ILR's International & Comparative Labor department, recently presented at the plenary session of the European Congress: International Industrial Relations Association in Manchester, England.

The conference focused on the dynamics of European employment relations in relation to four specific themes:

  • Restructuring work: new approaches to pay and working time
  • Voice at work: new challenges, new forms
  • Regulating employment: towards multi-level governance
  • Public sector restructuring: between state and market

Lowell's presentation, Beyond the Workplace: The Politics of Labor and Society, focused on unions moving beyond the workplace into a broader engagement with society. Full text available here (pdf).