Research Symposium - Regulation For Employee Voice on Island of Ireland, Friday 18th October

John W. Budd

John Budd is a Professor of Work and Organizations in the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, where he holds the Industrial Relations Land Grant Chair and is the Director of the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies. Professor Budd is the author of Employment with a Human Face: Balancing Efficiency, Equity, and Voice (Cornell University Press), Labor Relations: Striking a Balance (McGraw-Hill/Irwin), Invisible Hands, Invisible Objectives: Bringing Workplace Law and Public Policy into Focus (with Stephen Befort, Stanford University Press), The Thought of Work (Cornell University Press), and numerous journal articles.

Jimmy Donaghey

Jimmy is an Associate Professor of Industrial Relations at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. His research interests focus on employee voice and participation and Irish employment relations in comparative perspective. He has recently completed two projects on the Information and Consultation Directive: an IRC-ESRC project and a Eurofound-funded project both looking at experiences of employee information and consultation.

Tony Dundon

Tony is Professor of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations, and Head of Management at the School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway. His research areas include employee voice, human resource management and organizational performance and trade union organizing. Professor Dundon is Editor-in-Chief of the Human Resource Management Journal (HRMJ) and Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.


Mick Marchington

Mick is a Professor of Human Resource Management, University of Strathclyde and Emeritus Professor of Human Resource Management, Manchester Business School. He has published widely on HRM, both in books and in refereed journals, and is best known for his work on employee involvement and participation and on HRM across organisational boundaries. He is a Chartered Companion of the CIPD and until recently was co-editor of the Human Resource Management Journal (HRMJ).

Mr Kieran Mulvey

Kieran is Chief Executive of the Labour Relations Commission (LRC). The LRC has responsibility for the ‘development and improvement of Irish industrial relations policies, procedures and practices through the provision of appropriate, timely and effective services to employers, trade unions and employees’, including guidelines concerned with employee information and consultation regulations in Ireland. Mr Mulvey was recently instrumental in successfully mediating the Haddington Road (Public Services Stability Agreement 2013-2016).