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Center for the Study of Labor and Democracy

Regional Labor Review

Fall 2018

Why Is Wage Growth So Weak When Unemployment Is So Low?
by Gregory DeFreitas

Will Public Sector Unions Survive the Supreme Court's Janus Decision?
by Karen Fernbach

Refugees as Employees: Good Retention, Strong Recruitment
by David Dyssegaard Kallick and Cyierra Roldan

The Uberization of Work & Alternative Job Futures
by Massoud Fazeli

Labor Unions and Immigrants Battle Election-Year Challenges
by The Editors


Spring/Summer 2018

Is New York's Public Sector Workforce Overpaid?
by Gregory DeFreitas

Defending Deportees:
A Conversation with DDC Director Emily Torstveit Ngara
Interviewed by Gregory DeFreitas

Understanding Recent Minimum Wage Increases
by Owen Levin Waldman

Diving Off the Shore of Convention: Jennifer Egan's Manhattan Beach
by Drucilla Cornell


Fall 2017

  • The State of New York Unions 2017
    by Gregory DeFreitas and Bhaswati Sengupta
  • Latest Trends in Key Labor Market Indicators: Fall 2017
  • Innovation and Institution:
    A Conversation With Sara Horowitz of The Freelancers' Union
    Interviewed by Sharryn Kasmir
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Workplace
    by Jenna Wyatt
  • The History of Food and Drink in New York
    by Karla Freire
  • Shadow Work: The Dark Side of DIY
    by Rachel Goldblum
  • Calendar

Spring/Summer 2013

Job Growth and Pay Austerity
by Gregory DeFreitas

Can Student Workers Organize a Global Corporate University?
A Conversation with the UAW's Maida Rosenstein

by Paul Ryan and Gregory DeFreitas

Unions and Party Politics on Long Island
by Lillian Dudkiewicz-Clayman

The Great Recession and Civic Activism in New York
by Oren Levin-Waldman

Is The Middle Class Crumbling Into The Working Poor?
Book Review, by Russell Harrison