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Student Receives Grant to Study Strike Impact
Johnnie Kallas started the ILR Labor Action Tracker, which tracks labor strikes across the country, and is now also studying their effectiveness.
Ask Help Desk: If I take a remote job, can I be forced into an office?
Patricia Campos-Medina, senior extension associate at the ILR Worker Institute, says, “If you don’t accommodate your workers, you’ll lose them,” and “to attract more talent, more employers have to be more flexible.”
What Happened at the Amazon Warehouse on Staten Island?
When a union-free tech giant was upended by a worker-founded union at a Staten Island warehouse April 1, the world was shocked. ILR experts are contextualizing what led to the surprise win and what’s next.
“Achieving Greater Worker Voice, Equity, and Mobility: A Multi-Industry Study of Organizing Efforts and Their Outcomes,” will be led by Labor Education Research Director Kate Bronfenbrenner and MIT Professor Thomas A. Kochan.
The tool enables a better understanding of the scope of labor unrest across the U.S. by tracking labor actions involving two or more people and distinguishing between protests and strikes, said project lead John Kallas, Ph.D. ’23.