Bulletin No. 16/2015




Great Transformation of Work

Uber: On the Road to Nowhere

Steven Greenhouse, The American Prospect Longform, December 2015.

Uber seeks to head off lawsuits with new binding driver agreement

Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 December 2015

Uber Driver Agreement

Uber legal agreement for drivers, starting 11 December 2015

Understanding the evolution of work

Dani Rodrik, Social Europe, 10 December 2015

Stephen Bevan: we still don't trust people to work flexibly

Stephen Bevan, HR Magazine, 8 December 2015

Mastering the robot: the future of work in the second age machine

The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy, 2015

What impact Is climate change having on jobs?

John Evans, World Economic Forum, 8 December 2015

Labour Law

Deux décrets majeurs détaillent les obligations des employeurs en cas de PSE

S. Becheaux, Liaisons Sociales Magazine, 14 December 2015

Do We Need an “Independent Worker” Category?

B. Sachs, On Labor Blog, 8 December 2015

Caregivers Sometimes Must Sacrifice Their Careers

P. Span, The New York Times, 4 December 2015

Impacts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Impacts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, December 2015

Industrial Relations

Smart Car Standoff Pits Social Progress Against Global Competition

Liz Alderman, The New York Times, 12 December 2015

Detroit-to-Mexico shift predicted after auto union’s bug victory

David Welch, Chicago Tribune, 10 December 2015

The VW Chattanooga Union Win is Democracy at Work

Catherine Fisk, On Labor Blog, 9 December 2015

Unions request minimum wage exemptions

Preston Cooper, Economics 21, 7 December 2015

Syndicats et questions environnementales

Synthèse de la journée d’étude Ires du 3 novembre 2015 au CESE

Fight economic inequality with collective bargaining

Detroit Free Press, 3 December 2015

Trade union bill will lead to more strikes, says Unison

Matthew Taylor, The Guardian, 3 December 2015

Labour Market

Offshoring and unskilled labour demand: Evidence that trade matters

Juan Carluccio, Alejandro Cuñat, Harald Fadinger, Christian Fons-Rosen, VOX, CEPR's Policy Portal, 14 December 2015

Fiscal policies and the prices of labor: a comparison of the U.K. and U.S.

Casey B. Mulligan, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 10 December 2015

Working time accounts and firm performance in Germany

Lutz Bellmann and Olaf Hübler, IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 10 December 2015

Helping Americans work more and gain skills for higher-paying jobs is vital for boosting mobility

AEI-Brookings Working Group on Poverty and Opportunity, 3 December 2015

How to Promote a Just Transition and Break Out of the Jobs vs. Environment Trap

Jeremy Brecher, Dollars & Sense, November/December 2015

Labour market reforms in Italy: evaluating the effects of the Jobs Act

Marta Fana, Dario Guarascio, Valeria Cirillo, ISI Growth working paper, December 2015

Balancing regulations to promote ‪jobs

Arvo Kuddo, David Robalino, Michael Weber, World Bank Group, December 2015

Measuring disincentives to formal work

Michael Weber, IZA World of Labor, December 2015

School to Work Transition, Higher Education & Innovative PhD

Spotlight on VET Belgium

CEDEFOP, December 2015

The rise of work-based academic education in Austria, Germany and Switzerland

Lukas Graf, Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 10 December 2015

Universities should benefit the public, not just the public purse

Joshua Forstenzer and Matthew Flinders, The Guardian, 7 December 2015

Wellness, Health & Safety at Work

‘Health’ is just an incomplete diagnosis…

Professor Stephen Bevan, The Work Foundation Blog, 11 December 2015

Presenteeism: reducing its impact

Fit for Work Blog, 11 December 2015

Samsung Aid for Sick Workers Comes With Conditions, Secrecy

Youkyung Lee, abc News, 11 December 2015

How ‪Inequality Kills

Joseph Stiglitz, Social Europe, 8 December 2015

Healthy workplaces for all ages

European Agency for Health and Safety at Work, December 2015

Employment & Demography

Dispossed in the Land of Dreams

Monica Potts, New Republic, 13 December 2015

Getting the new arrivals to work

The Economist, 12 December 2015

The remarkable case of Spanish immigration

Jaume Martí Romero, Bruegel Blog Post, 8 December 2015

Retiree migration and intergenerational conflict

M. S. Tosun, IZA World of Labor, December 2015


How a family allowance could end poverty

PETER-CHRISTIAN AIGNER, The Atlantic, 13 December 2015

The evolution of work

Dani Rodrik, Social Europe, 10 December 2015

Events & Call for Papers

ISA Conference: Meeting the Productivity Challenge

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

CALL FOR PAPERS. 53rd Annual CIRA Congress Visions of Work: Examining the Workplace as a Multidisciplinary Meeting Place

31 May - 2 June 2016, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Facilitating Sustainable Work: Theory and Practice

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