Project Focus

2016-05-31
To help you keep tabs on all the important bi-lingual resources one can find on this website, we’ve created a feature on the home page called RESOURCE S
2016-03-28
Advancing the Field of Labor Relations: A U.S.-China Exchange is only one of several projects coordinated through the Murphy Institute for Worker Education a
2016-01-29
Professor Elaine Bernard is Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program (LWP) at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Trade Union Program (HTUP).
2015-12-18
In October and November, in cooperation with Chinese colleagues, the ALR project visited several cities in China.
2015-10-26
Liu Cheng, professor of law at Shanghai Normal University School of Law and Politics, is a leading expert in Chinese labor law and labor law reform.
2015-09-22
Dr. Sean Sweeney, Director of CUNY/Murphy Institute's International Program on Labor, Climate, and the Environment, is an established voice in the international trade union
2015-08-10
Joshua Bienstock, a New York attorney, assistant professor of business law at New York Institute of Technology, and an adjunct professor at CUNY specializing
2015-06-29
China’s Mingde Institute of Labor Relations and CUNY’s Advancing the Field of Labor Relations (ALR) program collaborated for the second time to present a Com
2015-02-24
In mid-January, our project hosted a lively exchange between authors representing the National Writers Union and four authors
2015-02-10
The Mingde Institute of Labor Relations was established in China during the summer of 2014 and has since partnered with CUNY Murphy Institute to present a Co
2014-12-24
Chris Erikson, Business Manager of Local 3 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers participated in the ALR’s November trip to China.  Immediat
2014-10-30
A high-level delegation of MOHRSS officials from six provinces in China met with high-level representatives of the U.S.
2014-10-16
In late July, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint against McDonalds Corporation saying that McDonalds Corporation can be held accoun
2014-10-06
On September 21st, over 400,000 marchers, including many from labor unions, converged and marched together demanding environmental justice including internat
2014-09-18
Founded in 1964, the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education – a partner in creating the ALR project – is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary.  T
2014-08-26
Summer, 2014, is coming to a close – and here at CUNY's Murphy Institute/SPS, faculty, staff and students are preparing for the start of classes and other sc
2014-08-20
Collective bargaining and union contracts are historic methods for defending workers’ rights and benefits and improving working conditions in the U.S.
2014-07-15
The ALR bi-lingual searchable Bibliography is a unique compendium of essential books, articles, papers, chapters, presentations, historical documents, and co
2014-05-16
On March 8th and 9th, an international seminar on new forms of labor relations, called “Momentum for worker representation at the enterprise level”, was co-o
2014-04-23
The Joseph S. Murphy Institute at The City University of New York (CUNY) announces the appointment of Dr.

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