Research Symposium: International Perspectives on Employment Relations and Labour Regulation
- 1 November 2017 at 10:00 am – 1 November 2017 at 5:15 pm
- Monash University, Level 7, 271 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
- Open to:
The Australian Consortium for Research in Employment and Work (ACREW) and the Ethical Regulation Research Group, both part of the Centre for Global Business, Monash Business School, Monash University, in collaboration with China University of Labour Relations present 'International Perspectives on Employment Relations and Labour Regulation'.
This one-day international research symposium will focus on comparative employment relations and labour regulation in an international context, with a focus on Asia. The symposium will bring together leading researchers in employment relations and labour regulation in Australia and from other countries. They will discuss the latest developments in employment relations and labour regulation in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, including national regulations and practices, international influences, as well as global trends, challenges and lessons.
|10.00am - 10.30am||Registration and refreshments|
|10.30am - 10.40am||Opening|
Professor Gary Magee, Deputy Dean (Research), Monash Business School and Director, Centre for Global Business, Monash University
|10.40am - 11.10am||Beyond varieties of national systems of regulation. International and comparative research on work and employment relations|
Presented by Professors Greg J. Bamber (Monash University) and Russell D. Lansbury (University of Sydney)
|11.10am - 11.40am||Evolving employment system and labour law in Japan. Tracing their interactions in recent decades|
Presented by Professor Kazuo Sugeno (Japan Institute for Labour Policy & Training)
|11.40am - 11.50am||Morning break|
|11.50am - 12.20pm||The ILO technical assistance in Asia. Working on labour law reform|
Presented by Professor Sean Cooney (University of Melbourne)
|12.20pm - 12.50pm||Thailand's industrial relations and ILO Labour Standards. Analyzing decent work|
Presented by Dr Chokchai Suttawet (Mahidol University, Thailand)
|12.50pm - 1.50pm||Lunch|
|1.50pm - 2.20pm||A Comparative study on wages legislation in five countries under the background of flexibility and lessons for China|
Presented by Professor Ying Ye (China University of Labor Relations)
|2.20pm - 2.50pm||A comparison of the competitiveness of the One Belt One Road Countries labour market and implications for China|
Presented by Professor Yuan Zhang (China University of Labor Relations)
|2.50pm - 3.20pm||Striking a political and social balance. Pressure for strike participation, conflict resolution and post - strike impact in China|
Presented by Professor Fang Lee Cooke (Monash University)
|3.20pm - 3.35pm||Afternoon break|
|3.35pm - 4.05pm||Long energy transitions, varieties of crisis and the implications for organized labour|
Presented by Professor Geoff Wood (University of Essex, UK)
|4.05pm - 4.35pm||Discussant remarks on the international research symposium|
Led by Professor Chris Howell (Oberlin College, USA)
|4.35pm - 5.05pm||General discussion and reflections by all participants|
Co - facilitated by Professors Fang Lee Cooke (Monash University) and Russell D. Lansbury (University of Sydney)
|5.05pm - 5.15pm||Close|
Hosts of this Research Symposium are Professors Fang Lee Cooke, Richard Mitchell, Greg J. Bamber (Monash University) and Professor Jian Qiao (China University of Labor Relations).
Monash University reserves the right to revise this indicative version of the program.
Prescott Family Lecture Series
The Prescott Family Lecture will immediately follow this Symposium. The Prescott Lecture will be presented by Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld (Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University) in the same venue.
All Symposium participants are invited to attend the Lecture and the reception afterwards. If you would like to join us, please register here.
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