Bulletin No. 13/2015




Great Transformation of Work

Luddism In The Age Of Uber

Simon Deakin, Social Europe, 3 November 2015

Up Close and Personnel

E. Tammy Kim, AlJazeeraAmerica, 31 October 2015.

The rating game

Josh Dzieza, The Verge, 28 October 2015.

The Future of Work: Working With Constant Connectivity

Judy Wajcman, Pacific Standar, 28 October

Does the gig economy revolutionise the world of work, or is it a storm in a teacup?

Laura Gardiner, The resolution Foundation, 23 October 2015.

Labour Law

Un statut du travailleur collaboratif à l’étude

Benoit Georges, LesEchos, 2 November 2015

Uber: A Platform for Discrimination?

Benjamin Sachs, Onlabor, 22 October 2015

Industrial Relations

Can virtual workers strike? Book chapter on identity and collective action in microwork

Vili Lehdonvirta, The Connectivity, Inclusion, and Inequality Group, Oxford Internet Institute, 3 November 2015

Auto Workers Point the Way to Higher Pay, Editoral board, 26/10/2015

The Editorial Board, The New York Times, 26 October 2015

Labour Market

The Mistery of the Vanishing Pay Raise

Steven Greenhouse, NY Times, 31 October 2015.

No names, no bias?

The Economist, 31 October 2015

The new London living wage

Living Wage Foundation, 31 October 2015

Social Agenda, A pathway back to work

European Commission, 30 October 2015

6 takeaways on the EU single market plan

Ryan Heath and Zoya Sheftalovich, Politico, 29 October 2015.

Prison: breaking the cycle

The Economist Film

School to Work Transition, Higher Education & Innovative PhD

Help college students get their money’s worth

Lanae Erickson Hatalsky & Tamara Hiler, Bridge, 30 October 2015

Jobs and skills making the match

Euronews, Real Economy, 23 October 2015

Wellness, Health & Safety at Work

Promoting Retention or Reemployment of Workers after a Significant Injury or Illness

Kevin Hollenbeck, MATHEMATICA, Center for Studying Disability Policy, October 2015

Stressfull workplaces, shorter lives

Teresa Tritch,, 22 October 2015

Phone in sick: it's a small act of rebellion against wage slavery

Suzzanne Moore, The Guardian, 21 October 2015

Employment & Demography

How do we deal with ageing and shrinking populations?

World Economic Forum, Benedict Clements, 29 October 2015


Le compte personnel d’activité, de l’utopie au concret

Commission Compte personnel d’activité, October 2015

Social Benefits in the Age of Uber

Jean Pisani-Ferry, Project Syndicate, October 31 2015

Welfare-to-work. Second Report of Session 2015-16

House of Commons Work and Pensions. Committee, 21 October 2015


Events & Call for Papers

The Great Transformation of Work

6 and 7 November 2015, Bergamo, (Italy)

Position of Professor of Industrial Relations

École de relations industrielles. Faculté des arts et des sciences (Université Montréal):

Platform Cooperativism

The New School, New York City, 13-14 November

8 th Annual Legal Seminar - Digitalization and Labour Law

The Hage, The Netherlands, 26-27 November 2015

Facilitating Sustainable Work: Theory and Practice

3 - 5 November 2016, Manchester (UK), The 28th Annual Conference. European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy

ISA Conference: Meeting the Productivity Challenge

24 - 26 May 2016, Minneapolis (USA), 2016 Industry Studies Conference