Labor and Employment Studies Program {College of Business}

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Labor and Employment Studies faculty combine the analytical and the practical in their courses. Both regular SF State faculty and practitioners with labor, government, and other organizations bring together experience for broad perspectives and expertise for specific skills.

Faculty and Staff

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For Labor and Employment Studies staff, see Staff.

Advisory Council

With the Labor Studies Advisory Council of Unionists and others active in the Bay Area labor scene, faculty develop and teach courses reflecting immediate concerns and future goals. Faculty and the Advisory Council help students bridge the gap between the university and the labor scene.

Associate Professor John Logan, Ph.D.

Director, Labor and Employment Studies Program

John Logan, Ph.D., U.S. labor history, University of California, Davis, is an expert on the anti-union industry and anti-union legislation in the U.S., and comparative labor issues, particularly how multinational companies treat employees and unions differently in the U.S. compared to European countries.

Areas of Expertise

  • U.S. labor law and labor policy
  • Labor-management relations
  • Comparisons between U.S. and other countries’ labor laws
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • The union avoidance industry in the U.S.
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