2018 August 1 ebulletin

August 1, 2018

LERA eBulletin

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Michael Lillich
LERA writer-editor

Bernadette Tiemann
LERA managing editor

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In the News

Sylvia Allegretto“For fairness’ sake, nix the tipped wage” Sylvia Allegretto (UC-Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor of Employment Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics) writes in the NY Daily News about why it's time to 86 subminimum wages for restaurant workers. 

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/fairness-sake-nix-tipped-wage-article-1.3946261
Alex ColvinAlex Colvin (Cornell) had his forced-arbitration research cited in a New York Times op-ed, “Uber should do the right thing by all its employees.”https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/opinion/uber-arbitration-sexual-harassment.html

Here’s his paper, “An Empirical Study of Employment Arbitration: Case Outcomes and Processes.” https://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/articles/577/
David AutorDavid Autor (MIT) is quoted in “America’s factory towns, once solidly blue, are now a GOP haven” in the Wall Street Journal (subscription required). 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/americas-manufacturing-towns-once-solidly-blue-are-now-a-gop-haven-1532013368
Morris KleinerMorris Kleiner (Minnesota) was quoted on licensing boards in a Governing magazine piece:
     
http://www.governing.com/commentary/gov-state-licensing-boards-failing.html
Peter CappelliPeter Cappelli (Wharton) led a workgroup that produced a Gerontological Society of America (GSA) report, Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society. It looked at older-worker policies in Japan, Germany and Singapore. Here’s a Forbes magazine article about the study.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2018/05/10/how-these-3-countries-embrace-older-workers/#53d730351bd4

Here’s the report, a news release and a link to a video of Cappelli at a Capitol Hill briefing.
https://www.geron.org/programs-services/alliances-and-multi-stakeholder-collaborations/longevity-economic
Contact Michael Lillich, LERA writer-editor, with items of interest to LERA members for consideration in future eBulletins.
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