Benjamin Sachs

DRT Louvain-La-Neuve

Harvard Law School

Domaines d'expertise : Droit du travail, droit des relations collectives

Benjamin I. Sachs is the Kestnbaum Professor of Labor and Industry at Harvard Law School and a leading expert in the field of labor law and labor relations. A member of the Advisory Committee of the Labour Law Research Network, he also serves (with Harvard economist Richard B. Freeman) as a faculty co-chair of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School. He is co-founder with Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith of the blog "Onlabor". Professor Sachs teaches courses in labor law, employment law, and law and social change, and his writing focuses on union organizing and unions in American politics. Prior to joining the Harvard faculty in 2008, Professor Sachs was the Joseph Goldstein Fellow at Yale Law School. From 2002-2006, he served as Assistant General Counsel of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in Washington D.C., and from 1999-2002 he was an attorney at Make the Road by Walking, a membership-based community organization in Brooklyn, NY. Professor Sachs graduated from Yale Law School in 1998, and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. His writing has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, the New York Times and elsewhere. In 2007, Professor Sachs received the Yale Law School teaching award. He is alor the 2013 recipient of the Sacks-Freund Award for Teaching Excellence at Harvard Law School, and the 2015 winner of the Charles Fried Intellectual Diversity Award. (Source : Harvard Law School website and Wikipedia)

Activités d'enseignement

  • Jeudi 21 mars 2019 de 10h45 à 12h45 (MORE 51) : Belgian vs. US labour law. An experiment in comparative law - Droit social européen et international [LDROP2143]

  • Jeudi 21 mars 2019 de 15h00 à 17h00 (SOCR 11) : US Labour Law in 2019. State of the art and challenges - Droit social (relations du travail) [LDROI1302] - Inscription au drink des chercheurs

Activités de recherche

  • Jeudi 21 mars 2019 de 12h45 à 14h30 (Salle Dabin) : Worker representation in large corporations - can the EU experience inspire the US ? - Lunch-conférence du CRIDES - Inscription obligatoire

  • Vendredi 22 mars 2019 de 12h00 à 15h00 (ETUI) : Democracy and social justice in Europe - Séminaire à huis clos à destination des chercheurs de l'UCLouvain - Inscription obligatoire auprès de Aurélie de Cooman