Seth Harris Professor of the Practice firstname.lastname@example.org Expertise inflation, labor law Seth Harris in the Press ‘If not now, when?’: Here’s why the UAW strike may have come at the perfect time for labor “There’s no question that the automakers can afford to share, fairly, with their workers,” said Seth Harris, a senior fellow at the Burnes Center for Social Change at Northeastern University and former labor official in the Biden administration. “They can afford generous wage increases. They can afford cost-of-living adjustments.” NBC News UPS workers approve new contract with hard-fought pay and safety gains, ending strike threat “It’s a very effective sales tool for the Teamsters and other unions organizing in the logistics industry and beyond,” said Seth Harris, a law and policy professor at Northeastern University who was President Joe Biden’s top labor policy adviser until last year. Bloomberg Law Biden’s EV Push Complicates Bargaining for Union That Backed Him In order for the federal government to earmark funds from the IRA and federal loans for labor at these plants, however, Congress—not the president—has to act, according to Northeastern University professor Seth Harris. NBC News UPS customers weigh backup plans as threatened strike date approaches “It could be that this is theater, and both sides are trying to get the last possible advantage to squeeze out the last available dollar” before unveiling a contract deal, said Seth Harris, a law and policy professor at Northeastern University, who served as President Joe Biden’s top labor adviser until last year. Biden makes re-election pitch in key swing state Pennsylvania “The building trades … are one of the largest groups representing men who have pursued their careers without a college degree,” said Harris, now a law professor at Northeastern University in Boston. NBC News UPS workers vote to authorize strike while cheering unexpected progress on heat safety Seth Harris, a law and policy professor at Northeastern University who served as President Joe Biden’s top labor policy adviser, said progress on heat safety at UPS could have broader ripple effects. What the new numbers on union membership say about the state of organized labor That may not seem as drastic as labor efforts throughout the year might have had us expect, but to Seth Harris, a Northeastern University professor who was a top labor advisor to President Joe Biden and Acting Labor Secretary under President Barack Obama, any growth is good news for the labor movement. “The union membership […] Can the labor movement capitalize on its big wins from 2022? “That data point alone tells us that there’s rising worker activism, there’s rising worker organizing, and there has been rising worker success,” says Seth Harris, a professor at Northeastern University who was also a top labor advisor to President Joe Biden and an acting labor secretary under President Barack Obama. 5 must-read books about the labor movement, recommended by people on the ground “The classic book explaining what unions do is, perhaps unsurprisingly, What Do Unions Do?,” says Seth Harris, a professor at Northeastern University who was also a top labor advisor to President Joe Biden and an acting labor secretary under President Barack Obama. Railroad workers aren’t the only Americans without paid sick days The lack of paid sick leave hurts both workers and the economy, said Seth Harris, professor at Northeastern University and former top labor policy adviser to President Joe Biden. Seth Harris for Northeastern Global News Why the writers’ and actors’ strikes are about more than just Hollywood Why the writers’ and actors’ strikes are about more than just Hollywood With pay, residuals & AI at the forefront, a former Biden advisor and those on the picket line say this could have a big impact on Hollywood.