A labor dispute serves the NCAA’s interests better than an antitrust lawsuit, which could potentially cost the NCAA millions of dollars in monetary damages, says Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.
Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 per hour would stimulate the state economy but not have much of an effect on employment, according to a new study co-written by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.
Economics professors Stefan Krasa and Mattias Polborn have published a paper on a theory of candidate competition that accounts for the influence of both economic and cultural issues on individual voting behavior.
Madhu Viswanathan, the Diane and Steven N. Miller Professor in Business at Illinois, is the author of “Subsistence Marketplaces,” an e-book that focuses on the intersection of poverty and marketplaces.
Efforts to increase the use of workplace support programs for employees may be hindered by the impression that doing undermines job security, says research co-written by T. Brad Harris, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.