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Janice Bellace

Samuel A. Blank Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics

Professor of Management

Research Interests: international human rights, american and european labor and employment law, freedom of association, corporate codes of conduct , cooperative employee representative mechanisms at workplace level

Links: Personal Website

(2016), Back to the Future:  Freedom of Association, the Right to Strike and National LawKing's Law Journal (UK), 27(1), 24-45.

(2015), Pushback on the Right to Strike:  The Thickening of Soft Law, in Research Handbook on Transnational Labour Law, Adelle Blackett and Anne Trebilcock, eds. (Elgar), 181-193.

(2014), American Unions and the Economy: The Unheard Voice of a Shrinking SectorSingapore Economic Review, 59(4), 1-20.

(2014), Human Rights at Work:  The Need for Definitional Coherence in the Global Governance SystemInternational Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 30(2), 175-198.

(2014), Hoisted on Their Own Petard? Business and Human RightsJournal of Industrial Relations (Australia),56(3), 443-458.

(2014), The ILO and the Right to StrikeInternational Labour Review, 153(1), 29-70.


  • Janice Bellace (2011), Achieving Social Justice: the Nexus between the ILO’s Fundamental Rights and Decent Work, Employee Rights and Responsibilities Journal, 15 (1), 101 - 124.
  • Janice Bellace (2010), Commentary: Innovation and Tradition in Industrial Relations, Journal of Industrial Relations (Australia), 52 (5), 631 - 638.
  • Janice Bellace (2010), Imaging the Future: The Information Age Workforce, Japanese Journal of Labour Studies
  • Janice Bellace (2002), "The Future of Employee Representation in American Labor Law.", University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law, (Fall 2002).
  • Janice Bellace (2001), The ILO Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 17.3 (Autumn 2001).
  • Janice Bellace, M.G. Road, Labour Law at the Crossroads: Changing Employment Relationships (1997).