Project Focus

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
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
Professor Elaine Bernard is Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program (LWP) at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Trade Union Program (HTUP).
In October and November, in cooperation with Chinese colleagues, the ALR project visited several cities in China.
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.
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
Joshua Bienstock, a New York attorney, assistant professor of business law at New York Institute of Technology, and an adjunct professor at CUNY specializing
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
In mid-January, our project hosted a lively exchange between authors representing the National Writers Union and four authors
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
Chris Erikson, Business Manager of Local 3 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers participated in the ALR’s November trip to China.  Immediat
A high-level delegation of MOHRSS officials from six provinces in China met with high-level representatives of the U.S.
In late July, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint against McDonalds Corporation saying that McDonalds Corporation can be held accoun
On September 21st, over 400,000 marchers, including many from labor unions, converged and marched together demanding environmental justice including internat
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
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
Collective bargaining and union contracts are historic methods for defending workers’ rights and benefits and improving working conditions in the U.S.
The ALR bi-lingual searchable Bibliography is a unique compendium of essential books, articles, papers, chapters, presentations, historical documents, and co
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
The Joseph S. Murphy Institute at The City University of New York (CUNY) announces the appointment of Dr.