European Work and Employment Research Centre

Events

 

Events 2017

Date

Event

Location

Further Information

13th,14th and 15th September 2017






IWPLMS 2017 Manchester

38th Annual Conference of the International
Working Party on Labour Market Segmentation
          

‘Inclusive and exclusive labour markets in times of inequality and uncertainty’

13th - 15th September 2017/ The University of Manchester, England

Abstract deadline: 31st March 2017

300 words max

Send abstracts to iwplms2017@manchester.ac.uk

 

 

Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester City Centre






Call for papers flyer (PDF download)

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Events 2016

Date

Event

Location

Further Information

24th and 25th November 2016





25th November 2016
Reducing Precarious Work through Social Dialogue





ESRC Seminar Series: Migrants, Workplace and Community:

Learning from Innovation in Civil Society

Migrant Worker Initiatives and Established Labour Organisations

NH Hotel du Grand Sablon, Brussels City Centre





 Dover Street 1.037

The University of Manchester

Free registration link

Flyer (PDF download)

 

registration link

Flyer (PDF download)

Date

Event

Location

Further Information

12th and 13th September 2016




21st - 22nd April 2016
 Fairer Futures; Understanding Standards and Practices at Work in a Challenging Global Context. Third International FairWRC Conference





Precarious Work - Causes, Consequences and Counter Measures
  2 day event 
              
The Roscoe Building, The University of Manchester





The Harwood Room,
The University of Manchester

Flyer (PDF download)

 

 

registration link

Flyer (PDF download)

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Events 2015

Date

Event

Location

Further Information

11 November 2015 ESRC Social Science Festival Event: Reducing Precarious Employment in UK Workplaces

The Mechanic Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD

3pm-6pm

Register free >>

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Executive Summaries - Interim report >>

12 March 2015

Migrant workers, labour market and political regulations in times of austerity

The Mechanic Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD

stefania.marino@mbs.ac.uk
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15 April 2015

Gerhard Bosch, visiting Hallsworth Professor from IAQ Germany, speaks on 'The bumpy road to a national minimum wage in Germany'

F17 MBS East

3.30pm-5.00pm

20 April 2015

The Changing World of Employment and Skills: International Perspectives

F17 MBS East

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22-23 April 2015

Labour market chances and transitions in times of austerity

The Kanaris Lecture Theatre - Manchester Museum

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20 May 2015

Tackling vulnerability and building resilience: reflections on the key messages from the 2014 Human Development Report
Khalid Malik

Room B8 in MBS East, Booth Street East

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19 June 2015 Quo Vadis Labour? Work and its Challenges in the Global Economy
Attendance is free, but registration is required.
Coffee and lunch will be provided for attendees. Please specify any special dietary requirement you might have at least two days in advance.
MBS East
Room B7
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For any information please contact Fabiana Marinaro: fabiana.marinaro@mbs.ac.uk

Past events

  • Social dialogue during the economic crisis: The impact of industrial relations reforms on collective bargaining in the manufacturing sector. EWERC organised and hosted this successful international conference in Brussels (December) to disseminate the results of a major EC-funded project (led by Aristea Koukiadaki and Isabel Tavora) to a mixed policy and academic audience. International speakers included Jean-Paul Tricart (European Commission), Richard Hyman (LSE), Paul Marginson (Warwick), Edlira Xhafa (ILO), Ronald Janssen (ETUC), Luis Enrique Alonso (Universidad Autonoma Madrid), Torsten Muller (ETUI). Published reports can be found on the EWERC research project page, here.
  • Employment Inequalities: Low paid and precarious work. Organised jointly with policy@manchester, this workshop sought to generate debate around issues of employment inequalities with academics, practitioners and policy-makers. Speakers and roundtable participants included Stephen Overell (Manchester New Economy), Alice Teague (Equalities and Human Rights Commission), Conor Darcy (Resolution Foundation), Jo Cartwright, Damian Grimshaw, Arjan Keizer and Miguel Martinez Lucio (EWERC), Katerina Rudiger (CIPD), and James McKenna (TUC). View more information >>
  • International Working Party on Labour Market Segmentation: Changing patterns of segmentation & polarisation -Causes, consequences and counter strategies (September). This conference, held jointly with the second FairWRC conference attracted around 150 delegates with speakers from around the world. For the 2015 conference in Athens, click here
  • Public sector pay and procurement in Europe during austerity. EWERC organised and hosted this 2-day conference at the NH Atlanta hotel in Brussels (December). Speakers included academics - David Marsden (LSE), Dominique Meurs (Paris), Thorsten Schulten (WSI), Lorenzo Bordogna (Milan) – and experts from policy bodies and European social partners (OECD, EPSU, ETUI)
  • Minimum Wages and Changing Industrial Relations Systems. EWERC organised and hosted this international 2-day conference at the Thon hotel, Brussels as the major dissemination event of a 12-month EC funded project. Speakers included Prof Richard Freeman (Harvard), Prof Reinhard Bispick (Hans-Böckler-Stiftung), Laszlo Andors (the Commissioner for DGV, European Commission), Mark Keese (OECD), Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead (ILO), Prof Inmaculada Cebrian (University of Alcalá) and a dozen other representatives of trade unions and employer representatives participated in panel roundtables
  • Trade unions, recruitment and organisation: an international perspective. The workshop brought together scholars researching issues in Europe and Latin America to discuss issues facing trade unions in a context of major challenges to the recruitment and mobilisation of members. Speakers included Jeremy Waddington, Adriana Marshall (IDES, Buenos Aires), Miguel Martinez Lucio (EWERC) and Heather Connolly (EWERC).
  • The Work of Cities and Regions: Contemporary Experiences of Migrant Workers. EWERC hosted its third annual symposium, co-sponsored by the Brooks World Poverty Institute and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. Speakers included Bridget Anderson (Oxford), Samantha Currie (Liverpool), Alison Stenning (Newcastle) and Jane Wills (QMUL). A brief context of the symposium can be found here
  • Industrial Relations Conference: The Dynamics of European Employment Relations
    Manchester Business School and EWERC hosted the 8th European Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA).  The School welcomed around 400 academics and practitioners from all over Europe. Further details.
  • ESRC Seminar Series - seminar 2: Gender, Employment and Local Labour Markets - the interface of policy, empirical research and theory. The workshop discussed research on the Childcare and Social Care Workforce. Speakers included: Eileen Appelbaum (abstract), Janneke Plantenga (abstract), Sue Yeandle (abstract), Jill Rubery and Peter Urwin (abstract) and Mark Smith, Marilyn Carroll and Gwen Oliver (abstract). 
  • Changing Business, Innovation and Employment Systems
    EWERC hosted a workshop on Changing Business, Innovation and Employment Systems in November 2006. . A key concern of the Workshop was to bring together comparative analyses of business, innovation and employment systems to understand better current changes in the nature of competing capitalisms and their consequences for different market economies, strategic actors and industries. Speakers included Howard Gospel, Sanford Jacoby, David Marsden, Sigrid Quack, Richard Whitley and Marcela Miozzo.
  • New Challenges for Employment Research: Comparative Systems, Gender and Organisational Change
    EWERC held its first successful symposium on 17 February 2006. Over 80 participants attended, including policymakers from bodies such as the International Labour Organisation, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the TUC. The event brought together international scholars to debate issues for employment research, focused on specific themes that reflect the principal research strengths of EWERC - namely, the employment issues related to the study of comparative country systems, gender and organisational change. Speakers included Erik Olin Wright, Gerhard Bosch, Rosemary Crompton, Jane Lewis, Paul Edwards, Peter Nolan, Jon Messenger, Sheila Wilde and Jo Morris.

About EWERC

The European Work and Employment Research Centre was established in 1994 to build upon and develop expertise in comparative and inter-disciplinary research in the area of work and employment.

Contact us

  • Address: 
    Alliance Manchester Business School
    Booth Street East
    Manchester
    M13 9SS, UK

  • Phone: +44 (0) 161 306 1320

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