Professor of management at the Haas School of Business
Expertise: Organizational behavior, industrial relations
Office phone: (510) 642-4723
John H. Boalt Professor of Law, emeritus
Expertise: Labor relations. Can address Taft-Hartley Act, how courts might deal with a potential work slowdown or other violations of the injunction.
Phone: (510) 642-0629 (office) and (510) 524-8908 (home)
Professor of economics and industrial relations, associate director of the Institute of Industrial Relations, editor of the journal Industrial Relations
Expertise: Wage determination and worker participation in the United States and international settings.
Levine is author of "Changes in Careers and Wage Structures at Large American Employers," "Carve-outs in Workers' Compensation Programs in California Construction," "The American Workplace:
Skills, Pay and Employee Involvement," "Working in the Twenty-First Century: Policies for Economic Growth Through Training, Opportunity, and Education," and "Reinventing the Workplace: How Business and Employees Can Both Win."
Phone: (510) 642-1697
Associate director of the Institute for Labor & Employment at UC Berkeley, former director of organizing for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)
Expertise: Taft-Hartley Act, international issues related to the dispute, economic impacts of the dispute.
Phone: (510) 643-7931
Professor specializing in labor and the global economy
Expertise: Negotiations during the 80-day period; possibility of a work slowdown or another dispute; potential for the situation to be an issue in political campaigns; how workers and employers view President Bush and his decision to invoke the Taft-Hartley Act.
Phone: (510) 642-9678 office
(510) 559-8218 home
Professor emeritus at the Haas School of Business and the Institute of Industrial Relations
Expertise: Labor relations
Phone: (510) 526-1792
Professor of city and regional planning and co-director of the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE)
Expertise: Financial impacts of the West Coast port strike
Phone: (510) 642-2808
Willis Booth Professor of Banking, Finance, and Real Estate, and co-chair of the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics at the Haas School of Business
Expertise: Impact of strike on the Northern California economy
Phone: (510) 642-1273
See also http://haas.berkeley.edu/faculty/jaffee.html
Professor of agricultural and resource economics
Expertise: Potential impact of port negotiations on international trade policy. Can speak about general impact of strike on agricultural industry.
Phone: (510) 642-7199
Economist at the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics at the Haas School of Business
Expertise: The California economy and most its vulnerable sectors including agriculture, retail, modern heavy manufacturing facilities and the computer industry.
Phone: (510) 643-6112
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Professor of civil and environmental engineering
Expertise: Logistics of transportation systems and of handling the backlog of goods now that workers are back.
Phone: (510) 642-3853
He's easiest to reach Monday-Thursday.
Peter V. Hall
Graduate student researcher at Institute for Industrial Relations and a PhD student in city and regional planning
Expertise: Auto shipments through West Coast ports, impacts of new technologies on road traffic around ports and rail.
Phone: (510) 643-7094