Michael M Oswalt

Northern Illinois University College of Law

Associate Professor

Swen Parson Hall

DeKalb, IL 60115

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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888

SSRN CITATIONS

3

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Improvisational Unionism

104 California Law Review 597 (2016)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 214 (158,951)
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labor, unions, Fight for $15, OUR Walmart, strikes, improvisation

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Organizing the State: The ‘New Labor Law’ Seen from the Bottom-Up

Michael M. Oswalt and César F. Rosado Marzán, Organizing the State: The “New Labor Law” Seen from the Bottom-Up, 39 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 415 (2018).
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2019
Michael M Oswalt and César F. Rosado Marzán
Northern Illinois University College of Law and University of Iowa College of Law
Downloads 161 (205,178)

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Labor and Employment Law, Administrative Law, New Labor Law, Relational Labor Law, Tripartism

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The Content of Coercion

52 U.C. Davis Law Review 1585 (2019)
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2019
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 142 (227,471)

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Labor Law, Coercion, Law and Emotions, Unions, Picketing

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Preemption and Civic Democracy in the Battle Over Wal-Mart

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1502, 2008, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2008-10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Catherine Fisk and Michael M Oswalt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 116 (265,603)
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The Right to Improvise in Low Wage Work

38 Cardozo Law Review 959 (2017)
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 80 (338,391)

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Fight for $15, improvisation, NLRA, strikes, working time is for work, breaks, Uber

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Law and the Questions and Answers of Workplace Mobilization

40 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change Harbinger 129 (2016)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 52 (422,492)

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labor, organizing, activism, employment, labor law, privilege

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Automatic Elections

4 UC Irvine Law Review 801 (2014)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 29 (522,662)

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labor, unions, NLRA, elections, representation

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The Grand Bargain: Revitalizing Labor Through NLRA Reform and Radical Workplace Relations

57 Duke Law Journal 691 (2007)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 28 (528,240)

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right-to-work, labor, unions, card check, NLRA, radical democracy

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The Power of Place

The Cambridge Handbook of U.S. Labor Law for the Twenty-First Century (Richard Bales & Charlotte Garden, eds. 2020).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2020
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 23 (558,270)

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elections, unions, voting, labor law

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Short Strikes

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 67, 2020
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Sep 2020
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 16 (603,845)

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strikes, unions, collective bargaining, social media, employment law, labor law, NLRA, Section 7, Fight for $15, Uber, gig economy, McDonalds, sex harassment, Google

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Alt-Bargaining

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2019
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Sep 2019
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 14 (617,554)

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labor, unions, teacher strikes, bargaining, bargaining for the common good, alt-labor

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Steeple Solidarity: Mainline Church Renewal and the Union Corporate Campaign

50 Catholic Lawyer 227 (2011)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Michael M Oswalt
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 13 (624,553)

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labor, unions, churches, comprehensive campaigns, corporate campaigns, Rauschenbusch, Niebuhr, mainline