Rachel Aleks

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Rachel Aleks

Assistant Professor
Labor Relations, Law, and History


Rachel Aleks joined the School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 2014 as an Assistant Professor of Labor Relations. She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from the University of Toronto in 2014 and her B.Com in International Management from McGill University in 2007. Professor Aleks’ primary research is in innovative union organizing and revitalization strategies. She teaches courses on collective bargaining, the contemporary union movement, and labor relations in the hospitality industry. Prior to attending graduate school, Rachel worked as a union organizer for the Service Employees International Union.


Journal Articles

  • Rachel Aleks. . Estimating the Effect of 'Change to Win' on Union Organizing, Industrial and Labor Relations Review.


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