ADAPT INTERNATIONAL BULLETIN
Bulletin No. 13/2015
Great Transformation of Work
FAYP: an EC-funded project to attract young people to agriculture
by Ilaria Armaroli and Paolo Tomassetti
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.
Un droit supplétif ou dérogatoire: l'épineuse question de la réforme du droit du travail
Florence Mehrez, Actuel RH, 26 October 2015
How Does Declining Unionism Affect the American Middle Class and Intergenerational Mobility?
R. Freeman et al, NBER Working Paper No. 21638, October 2015.
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
Labor board’s shift in legal interpretation could allow many taxi drivers to unionize
Lydia De Pyllis, Washington Post, 29 October 2015
Auto Workers Point the Way to Higher Pay, Editoral board, 26/10/2015
The Editorial Board, The New York Times, 26 October 2015
6 takeaways on the EU single market plan
Ryan Heath and Zoya Sheftalovich, Politico, 29 October 2015.
School to Work Transition, Higher Education & Innovative PhD
Universities are failing to prepare students for the social economy
Times Higher Education, 1 November 2015
Help college students get their money’s worth
Lanae Erickson Hatalsky & Tamara Hiler, Bridge, 30 October 2015
What young English people do once they reach school-leaving age: a cross-cohort comparison for the last 30 years
Jake Anders and Richard Dorsett, NIESR, 29 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
The benefits of early intervention & Rehabilitation. Supporting employees when they need it the most
Centre for Economics and Business Research, October 2015
We’ve tried to smooth disabled peoples’ path back to work. Why isn’t it helping?
Lydia DePillis, Wonkblog, 23 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
Working and caring: Reconciliation measures in times of demographic change
Eurofound, 22 October 2015
Le compte personnel d’activité, de l’utopie au concret
Commission Compte personnel d’activité, October 2015
Welfare-to-work. Second Report of Session 2015-16
House of Commons Work and Pensions. Committee, 21 October 2015
Extending Livelihood Opportunities and Social Protection to Empower Poor Urban Informal Workers in Asia
Oxfam, WIEGO and The Rockfeller Foundation, October 2015
Making the Work Programme work better: how can welfare-to-work programmes improve support for disadvantaged groups?
Libby McEnhill, The Work Foundation, 21 October 2015
Events & Call for Papers
Position of Professor of Industrial Relations
École de relations industrielles. Faculté des arts et des sciences (Université Montréal):
Winter School "From Uber to Amazon Mechanical Turk: nontraditional labour markets driven by technological and organisational change"
CEPS, Brussels (Belgium), 23-25 November 2015
8 th Annual Legal Seminar - Digitalization and Labour Law
The Hage, The Netherlands, 26-27 November 2015
International Conference: "New technologies and new forms of employment in spanish and comparative law". “Adapt or die” (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Argentina and Spain)
14-16 April 2016, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Call for Papers: Fifth International Conference on Precarious Work and Vulnerable Workers
June 13 and 14 2016, Middlesex University, London, UK
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