Category Archives: General

Industrial democracy and algorithmic management: the Spanish case in comparative perspective

Speaker: Óscar Molina, Alejandro Godino & Sander Junte Institution: Centre d’Estudis Sociològics sobre la Vida Quotidiana i el Treball The seminar presented the results of the INCODING (Democracy at Work through Transparent and Inclusive Algorithmic Management) project, which analyses the

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Characteristics of working in all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic

Speaker: Ernest Cañada Institution: Researcher at the University of the Balearic Islands and member of Alba Sud Tourism growth in the Dominican Republic has been steady since the 1990s. After the interruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, its reactivation has

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The gender gap in time use – is it narrowing or has it stagnated?

Speaker: Joan García Román Institution: Ramón y Cajal researcher at the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics The gender gap in time use has narrowed significantly in all Western societies in recent decades. However, recent studies show a slowdown or stagnation of the

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A typological proposal for self-employment in Chile and Spain

Speaker: Claudia Baeza Institution: predoctoral researcher, ANID scholarship holder (Doctorate Scholarships Chile) The seminar will focus on presenting the results of a comparative typological analysis of self-employed workers between Chile and Spain, the aim of which is to establish similarities

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Generous paternity leave entitlements in a segmented labor market: A cautionary tale of paternity leave take-up in Spain

Speaker: Dani M. Marinova Institution: professor Serra Hunter in the Department of Political Science at the UAB To evaluate the success of paternity leave as a progressive, equal access policy instrument, it is essential to assess it against the backdrop

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What is precariousness? Disentangling a phenomenon that characterizes the youth generation

Speaker: Lara Maestripieri Institution: Ramón y Cajal researcher at the Department of Political Science of the UAB and IGOP researcher Precariousness and the growth of non-standard work have emerged as crucial factors contributing to the diversification and delay of young

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Educational attainment and unstable employment trajectories: an exploration of discordant cases

Speaker: Alejandro González Institution: Centre d’Estudis Sociològics sobre la Vida Quotidiana i el Treball One of the variables that most influences the labour market trajectory of young people is their educational level. Thus, the labour market trajectories of individuals with

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Adapting to the new times? The emergence of innovative practices in collective bargaining

Speaker: Óscar Molina Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Centre d’Estudis Sociològics sobre la Vida Quotidiana i el Treball Presentation of a research report for Eurofound analyzing recent developments and emerging practices in relation to collective bargaining processes and outcomes, mainly in the

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Beyond misclassification: algorithmic management as challenge to the Standard Employment Relationship

Speaker: Tiago Vieira Institution: European University Institute The by and large unregulated presence of algorithmic governance techniques in couriers’ labor process short-circuits what would otherwise be a standard employment relationship, thus undermining the regulatory efforts of the Spanish Government. To a large

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When Woman is no longer spelled with M for Mother. A study of professional women who choose not to become mothers

Speaker: Tania Corsetti Institution: Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR) The existence of women who decide not to be mothers in a labor context where the conflict between reproductive work – as a result of the exercise of maternity – and productive work

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